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Posts tagged mold

November 16, 2010

 

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How To Keep Bread Fresh

How do you keep bread fresh? Does it go on the shelf or in the fridge?

November 27, 2009

 

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Slime Molds Or Aliens?

What in the world is a slime mold? Is it an alien?

November 18, 2009

 

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Moldy Cheese

Mold is used to create many pungent cheese flavors.

October 6, 2009

 

A fridge stocked full of food.

Why We Refrigerate Fruits and Vegetables

Everyone knows you should put spinach and berries in the refrigerator, but how do cooler temperatures keep most fruits and vegetables from spoiling rapidly?

July 20, 2009

 

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Preserving Food: Death By Sugar

Some methods of preserving food are easy to understand, but did you know that sugar helps to preserve food by causing microbes to literally die of thirst?

September 27, 2003

 

Pets and Allergies

On today's Moment of Science, we discuss some research that indicates being around pets early in life is not such a bad idea.

September 27, 2003

 

Dust Mites

If you're allergic to dust, chances are what's making you sick is dust mite fecal matter. Find out about dust mites on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Tricking Your Ears

By temporarily altering the shape of the pinnas with plastic molds, researchers in the Netherlands found that indeed, people with new pinnas had a hard time locating sound sources.

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