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February 5, 2008

 

Black Banana in Fridge vs Yellow Banana in Room Temperature

Cold Potatoes, Black Bananas

Some fresh produce does well when we stick it in the refrigerator. However, for other types of produce the refrigerator is a big mistake. Why?

September 21, 2007

 

Close up of chocolate bar

Healthy Chocolate

Chocolate may be healthier than you think. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 17, 2007

 

Pantry filled with snacks

Unhealthful Health Food

Many granola bar brands lead you to believe the bars are a variety of health food. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 26, 2007

 

a glass of apple juice and three apples

Apple Juice: Cloudy or Clear

Here is something to think about next time you buy your groceries!

February 20, 2007

 

a black microwave plugged into an outlet

The Birth of the Microwave

Back before the time of microwave dinners, a self-taught engineer experimented with magnetrons and candy bars.

July 30, 2006

 

floating bubbles

Bubble, Bubble

Here's another science experiment you can do at home. It's fun, it's easy, and it involves one of a kid's favorite things: soap bubbles!

February 21, 2006

 

coins

Cool Cash

It neat, it's educational, and best of all, it doesn't involve anything that could explode or become poisonous or make a terrible smell.

August 4, 2005

 

To Refreeze, or Not to Refreeze

On the way home from the grocery, you get delayed so much that the frozen meat you have bought thaws out. Should you refreeze it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 31, 2005

 

Eureka!

The Greek philosopher-scientist Archimedes is famous for discovering the idea of buoyancy. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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