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May 3, 2012

 

A lot goes into making milk taste great!

Ultraviolet Light May Be Used To Replace Pasteurization

Scientists believe they have a high-tech use for one of nature's natural anti-bacterial agents, ultraviolet light. They can use it to replace pasteurization.

November 23, 2010

 

Exercise And Healthy Eating Can Sometimes Lead To Weight Gain

Dieting and exercise only go so far in the weight loss battle.

October 21, 2009

 

How Dogs Eat

Why do dogs seem to gulp down any and all food put in front of them?

August 13, 2009

 

Are You Getting The Nutrients You Need From A Bottle Of Gatorade?

What would you rather have after playing tennis or jogging for forty minutes: a sports drink or a bowl of cereal with milk?

July 31, 2009

 

Tree Roots And Their Fungi Friends

It may come as a shock to you, but trees and other plants are commonly infected by what's known as "mycorrhizal fungi".

May 6, 2009

 

Sea Slugs That Really Are What They Eat!

In some species, up to half the sugar produced by the captive chloroplasts is passed to the sea slug.

March 13, 2009

 

Darwin’s Worms

Earthworms swallow soil, extract nutrients from it, then excrete the rest up onto the surface.

June 18, 2007

 

Seared Meat

Does searing meat at a high temperature when you first begin to cook it help to seal in the meat's juices, flavors, or nutrition?

November 14, 2006

 

Plants on Plants

Some plants have parasitic behavior that destroys their plant hosts, but are there benefits too?

May 22, 2006

 

Assassin Bugs

Though most true bugs eat plant sap, some feed on animals. One such true bug is the assassin bug, which feeds on fellow insects.

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