You go to the library and check out an old book. When opening the book, you notice the pages are yellow and falling apart. Why is this happening?
How does cellulose turn into paper? What chemistry is occurring?
Ever wonder why your favorite jar of honey turns hard?
Today honey is mostly used for its distinctive flavor, but for baking it has another advantage as well: baked goods made with honey take longer to get stale.
Bones are not just for structural support, but are also dynamic organs, containing active living cells and with blood vessels and nerves running through them.
Unless you've experienced problems with your liver, you may not appreciate the many important responsibilities of this pretty extraordinary organ.
Cinnamon is certainly delicious, but have you heard of its health benefits?
Lactic acid isn't the enemy it's been made out to be.
Frogs also aren’t fussy eaters: any live prey will do. Some large species of frogs can gulp up a mouse, bat, or small snake in one mouthful, which is fortunate, because frogs can’t chew. If they have any teeth at all, they’re usually only good for holding onto the prey.
For the most part fat is stored in the fat cells that compose fatty tissue. Think of a fat cell as a tiny plastic bag filled with a drop of fat. Interestingly, fat cells do not multiply.