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August 1, 2019

 

Milk Osmosis

The sugar added to sweetened condensed milk kills bacteria that would otherwise digest the milk and spoil it.  The sugar kills not by poisoning the bacteria, but by a more direct physical process.

May 21, 2018

 

Simple and Complex Carbs

Our bodies prefer to use carbohydrates as an energy source.

April 25, 2018

 

How Fat-Free Foods Are Made

Fat-free foods often use more sugar to compensate for the food's lack of fat.

September 26, 2016

 

To get all the yummy flavors, lots of sugar is added to get it. Not only is it filled with calories, but its cold enough to numb your tongue to the point where you cant taste it. Results in more sugar needed.

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

 

Learn why Diet-Coke floats and regular Coke doesn't!

How Do You Make A Diet-Coke Float?

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

June 23, 2016

 

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Something’s Rotten At AMOS

Fact or myth: Drinking soda pop causes tooth decay?

November 25, 2015

 

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Why Salt Clumps

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

November 20, 2015

 

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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

 

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Does Sugar Cause Cavities?

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

August 6, 2014

 

Diabetes

Diabetes: The Sweet & Sour Truth

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

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