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October 28, 2010

 

Many pineapples in a row

Pineapple: The Wonder Fruit

Christopher Columbus found Indians in the Caribbean using pineapple juice to soften their skin and to cure upset stomach. Are you a fan of pineapple?

February 1, 2010

 

Eggs in a carton

The Denatured Egg White

Were you ever curious how does an egg white turn into an opaque gel?

July 16, 2009

 

Jello in the shape of a human brain

What Is Jello Made Of?

It's pretty easy to guess what most of your food is made of. There is one food, however, that might have you guessing animal, vegetable, or mineral...jello.

December 3, 2008

 

Malnourished African child

The Bloated Look of the Starving

The stomachs of children who are dying appear ridiculously swollen, as if from over-eating. Is there a connection?

June 15, 2008

 

Electric Beater

Why Milk Won’t Whip

Have you ever asked yourself how does a electric beater work or simply you have never really thought about it but you are know? Tune in and get the answers.

December 12, 2007

 

Big scar down head

Growing Hair on Scars

Got scars? As you've no doubt noticed, scar tissue is distinct from normal skin. It's more taut, and it's hairless. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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.

July 17, 2007

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger bench pressing

Super Men (and Women)

We all know Kobe Bryant is an NBA superstar, but ten years from now you might see players that will make Kobe look like a junior varsity bench warmer.

March 21, 2006

 

a hirtella plant stem and leaves

Trap-building Ants

Many studies are done on ant behavior, but these amazing Amazonian ants are especially tricky.

July 29, 2005

 

Edible Flowers

Did you know Flowers are, in fact, edible? Tulips, lilacs, pansies and roses are all edible, just to name a few. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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