We've all heard the phrase "dog is man's best friend." But how did dogs get to be so friendly with humans?
A Moment of Science wonders, why isn't there any frozen lettuce?
Many plants roots grow deep down into the soil, but how does the plant know which way is down?
Don't try to store a loaf of bread in the refrigerator if you want it to stay fresh--refrigeration is the quickest way to make bread go stale.
How do you keep bread fresh? Does it go on the shelf or in the fridge?
Where does the water go when you put bread in the oven?
Why do we prefer "Mom's cooking" over another persons?
What is that bug in your box of flour, sugar, or cake mix?
It's not unusual for us to be struck by the amazing ways in which life on earth has adapted to its environment. Rooted potatoes are an example of this.
What happens to a baked good when you leave it out on the counter overnight? Actually, the answer to that depends on which baked good are being talked about.