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September 3, 2012

 

Does he look scared?

Fear Smells Like Sugar

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

August 31, 2011

 

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

 

Why Does Sugar Dissolve?

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

December 17, 2010

 

What Is The Boiling Point For Candy?

Changing the temperature and amount of water will change the type of candy being made.

November 26, 2010

 

Sweet Sap: What Exactly Is Maple Syrup?

Why do sugar maple trees produce sweet sap?

October 4, 2010

 

What Makes Some Year’s Leaf Displays Better Than Others?

What makes some fall leaf displays so gorgeous? Learn what changes leaf colors.

March 9, 2010

 

Attract And Repel: How Fruit Uses Ripeness To Germinate

Why would some plants want their fruit to be eaten?

December 10, 2009

 

Bugs In Cake Mixes

What is that bug in your box of flour, sugar, or cake mix?

November 6, 2009

 

Why Honey Turns Hard

Ever wonder why your favorite jar of honey turns hard?

July 20, 2009

 

Preserving Food: Death By Sugar

Some methods of preserving food are easy to understand, but did you know that sugar helps to preserve food by causing microbes to literally die of thirst?

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