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September 11, 2013

 

a collection of bananas, some with brown spots

When Good Bananas Go Bad

Have you ever wonder why bananas seem to go bad so quickly?

April 19, 2012

 

shelf fungus growing on a tree

Friendly Fungus Amongus

What do you think, is shelf fungus the tree's friend or foe?

December 16, 2010

 

Old books that are falling apart

Why Do Some Old Books Turn Yellow And Fall Apart?

You go to the library and check out an old book. When opening the book, you notice the pages are yellow and falling apart. Why is this happening?

December 15, 2010

 

Homemade paper drying

The Chemical Process Of Cellulose To Paper

How does cellulose turn into paper? What chemistry is occurring?

April 30, 2010

 

torn-paper_086

The Science Behind Tearing Paper

Why is it so difficult to tear paper in an even, straight line?

October 2, 2009

 

A ball of pulped paper in a green bowl.

How To Make Paper In Your Own Kitchen

Paper is an indispensable part of modern life. In fact, each American uses about 600 pounds of paper every year. Where does all this paper come from?

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