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November 29, 2017

 

butter on a mixer

A Moment Of Butter

Learn more about the history and science of butter.

November 29, 2017

 

butter on a mixer

Butter Experiment

Here's a fun butter experiment. If it goes well, you'll end up with a delicious result!

November 21, 2017

 

a vegetarian cornucopia

Food Science Round-Up

Read some of our best posts about food and science to get ready for Thanksgiving.

September 29, 2017

 

grapes on a grape vine

Does It Taste Like Grape To You?

The types of grapes you regularly eat can affect how you perceive artificial grape flavoring.

January 3, 2017

 

a red onion cut in half

Does An Onion A Day Keep The Doctor Away?

The same compounds that make people cry when slicing into an onion may also make them a healthy choice.

February 24, 2014

 

Close-up of a brown grasshopper's face

Beetles, It’s What’s For Dinner!

While it's something of a taboo for folks in the U.S., eating insects instead of conventional meat might not be such a bad idea.

November 28, 2013

 

A cornfield with blooms of candy corn.

Sweet Corn’s Not-So-Sweet Rewards

The history of corn is marked by an increase in sweet flavor and a decrease in nutrition.

November 25, 2013

 

Glass mason jars are displayed next to garden vegetables in preparations for canning season.

Food Preservation

Canning is the best way to keep your favorite foods bacteria-free.

November 19, 2013

 

Colorful tops of glass soda bottles.

A Heaping Spoonful of Sugar

Trying to curb carbs? Processed sugar is more widespread than you think.

November 4, 2013

 

Woman shops in soda aisle of a supermarket.

Menu Mapping

New food map could help researchers better understand the connection between food consumer patterns and health.

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