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July 23, 2012

 

Pressure cooker full of potatoes.

Cooking Under Pressure

Ever wonder what makes pressure cookers cook so quickly? Find out on this Moment of Science.

July 12, 2011

 

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Macaque Monkeys: “Clean Food Tastes Better!”

Have you heard the story about how one monkey on an island figured out how to wash his food, and then other monkeys starting doing it too?

June 5, 2008

 

Rooted Potatoes and other vegatables

Rooted Potatoes

It's not unusual for us to be struck by the amazing ways in which life on earth has adapted to its environment. Rooted potatoes are an example of this.

February 25, 2008

 

Potatoes at the Grocery

Potatoes For Health

Potatoes are a vegetable, but they're full of starch and carbohydrates, so they can't be good for you right?

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?

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.

May 24, 2004

 

Watering the Vegetables

Ever been inadvertently sprayed with water as you reached into the vegetable bin at the grocery store? What's the point of spraying fruits and vegetables?

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