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Posts tagged sugar molecules

October 4, 2013

 

A used paper towel roll

How Do Paper Towels Absorb Water?

You've seen TV ads lauding the slurping powers of paper towels; while we won't make any exorbitant claims about them, we're going to discuss how they work.

March 7, 2011

 

sugar cube

Why Does Sugar Dissolve?

Sugar cubes crumble and fall apart when they get wet. What causes sugar to dissolve?

March 31, 2005

 

Sugar?

Did you ever wonder why sugar dissolves in a cup of coffee? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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