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June 5, 2013


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How Do Artificial Tanning Creams Work?

Have you ever used fake tanner?

April 5, 2013


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Applesauce Harnesses The Power Of Osmosis!

Applesauce recipes call for sugar, to heighten the sweetness. The recipe is very specific about when to add the sugar--after the apples have cooked. Why?

March 1, 2013


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Try This Sweet Experiment At Home!

Here's a simple experiment you can do at home with your kids. Somebody's bound to learn something.

January 23, 2013


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Is There Life On Other Planets?

Some simple sugars detected by astronomers, glycoaldehydes, are thought to be the basic building blocks of life.

November 27, 2012


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Bacteria Loves Your Mouth

Did you know that there could be more bacteria living in your mouth than there are people on earth?

November 26, 2012


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Which Makes You Thirstier, Salt Or Sugar?

Chow down salty chips or pretzels, and soon you'll be guzzling your favorite drink. But snacking on sugary foods makes you thirsty, too.

September 4, 2012


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Is There A Link Between Fast Food And Depression?

According to a recent study, it's possible that eating fast food also raises your risk for depression.

September 3, 2012


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Fear Smells Like Sugar

Fear smells like sugar. At least that's the case for zebra fish.

August 31, 2011


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Which Is Healthier: Standing Or Sitting

There's mounting evidence that long stretches of inactivity are not good for you, even if you're not overweight and seem basically healthy.

March 7, 2011


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Why Does Sugar Dissolve?

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

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