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Posts tagged salt

April 22, 2008


Close up of salt grains

More Salt, Higher Blood Pressure

You may have heard that too much salt is bad for you. Have you ever really understood why though? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 27, 2007


Desalination water pipe

Desalting Water, the Green Way

Some people depend on turning salty ocean water into fresh water, a process called desalination. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2007


Gummy candy on top of sprinkles

Sweet Thirst

Everyone knows salt makes you thirsty. However, did you know snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 1, 2006


great salt lake

The Great Salt Lake

What makes the Great Salt Lake in northern Utah salty? What makes freshwater lakes...well, fresh?

May 23, 2006



How Hunger Affects Taste

You know how they say you should never go grocery shopping when you're hungry?

May 12, 2004


Salt vs. Ice

So exactly how does salt melt ice? Find out on this Moment of Science.

March 12, 2004


Why Salt Clumps

What causes the salt to get clumpy in the shaker? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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