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Posts tagged sugar

September 26, 2016

 

Ice-Cream In A Bowl

A Sweet Tooth Means A Numb Tongue

Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?

August 18, 2016

 

dietcoke

How Do You Make A Diet-Coke Float?

Here is an at home experiment you can try! Learn about molecular density!

June 23, 2016

 

carbonation bubbles in soda

Something’s Rotten At AMOS

Fact or myth: Drinking soda pop causes tooth decay?

November 25, 2015

 

salt shaker

Why Salt Clumps

Salt absorbs water vapor from surrounding air and sometimes partially liquifies and clumps together in the process.

November 20, 2015

 

Image of Greek warrior

Paleogenomics and the Bronze Age

Genetic analysis of ancient remains can uncover buried facts about our cultural evolution, like why we drink milk.

January 29, 2015

 

mouth full of sprinkles

Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

Contrary to popular belief, sugar (alone) doesn't rot your teeth.

August 6, 2014

 

A Chinese bowl and ladle

Diabetes: The Sweet & Sour Truth

Diabetes is not triggered by eating too much sugar; it's actually caused when the body cannot absorb glucose.

December 16, 2013

 

A closeup of a roach

Another One For The Roaches

Despite your best chemical defenses, cockroaches are evolving to bug you even more.

November 28, 2013

 

A cornfield with blooms of candy corn.

Sweet Corn’s Not-So-Sweet Rewards

The history of corn is marked by an increase in sweet flavor and a decrease in nutrition.

November 19, 2013

 

Colorful tops of glass soda bottles.

A Heaping Spoonful of Sugar

Trying to curb carbs? Processed sugar is more widespread than you think.

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