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Posts tagged protein molecules

April 15, 2013

 

muffin on a plate

Use Science To Make The Perfect Muffin

What makes the difference between a lofty, delicate muffin and a flat, rubbery lump?

March 16, 2011

 

orange prescription pills

How Do Antibiotics Know Where To Target?

Our bodies are also made up of living cells, the antibiotics have to distinguish between the cells in our bodies and the cells of the bacteria.

November 15, 2010

 

sliced bread

What Happens To Bread In The Oven?

Where does the water go when you put bread in the oven?

November 29, 2007

 

Filled beer mug

Foamy Beer Heads

Have you ever poured a beer into a glass, and had to wait for the foam to go down before you could drink it? Well next time, stick your finger in it.

September 27, 2003

 

The Muffin Maker’s Secret

Once flour is mixed with wet ingredients, strands of gluten protein in the flour stretch out and link up with other protein molecules.

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