Tag : Science
What’s The Most Bitter Chemical? There is a chemical so bitter you can taste it in an Olympic-sized swimming pool and you probably have it in your home without even knowing it.
The race is on to create lab-grown meat products. Still, little is known about their safety and potential impact. In this episode of Moving Upstream, WSJ’s Jason Bellini visits entrepreneurs, scientists, and ranchers to understand how it’s made, and gets a first taste of steak grown from cultured cells.
Picture this: you’re gorging on leftover Halloween candy. You take a bite of a fun-size chocolate bar and instead of sugary goodness, you get a flash of blinding pain in your tooth! What’s the deal?
Never Eat The ‘Clean’ Part Of Moldy Bread It’s not safe to eat bread or fruit contaminated with mold, even if you cut away the moldy parts. When mold reproduces, it spreads throughout your food, hiding in places you can’t see. And while many species of mold are harmless, others can make you very sick.
What Does “Organic” Mean And Should You Buy Organic Foods? There’s a lot of confusion over what organic means, and food with that label might not be as healthy or environmentally friendly as you think.
Why Do People Freak Out About MSG In Chinese Food? People used to think the MSG in Chinese food made them sick. Here’s why it had more to do with rumors – and racism – than science.
Could You Eat So Much That Your Stomach Explodes? Have you ever wondered how much food your stomach can hold? Turns out, it’s not a simple answer. Also, your brain and stomach are ALWAYS talking.
Why Avocados Shouldn’t Exist The avocado is highly regarded by many people as delicious and nutritious, but the most extraordinary thing about avocados may be their very existence.
The Physics Of Caramel This video is about how the physics and chemistry of sugar (in particular, how it melts, and how it caramelizes) is more complicated than you might think. It involves fructose, sucrose, glucose, and a sticky mess.
WHAT IS BEING INJECTED INTO OUR MEATS? WHAT IS BEING INJECTED INTO OUR MEATS?? – Fresh VS. Enhanced Meat – WHAT ARE WE EATING?? Do you know exactly what’s in the meat you are buying for your family to eat? Watch this video and see!
What Do ‘Natural’ And ‘Artificial’ Flavors Really Mean? What does it actually mean when your snack cake has “naturally flavored” on the package?
How A Microwave Oven Works Bill details how a microwave oven heats food. He describes how the microwave vacuum tube, called a magnetron, generates radio frequencies that cause the water in food to rotate back and forth. He shows the standing wave inside the oven, and notes how you can measure the wavelength with melted
Does Microwaving Food Destroy Its Vitamins? Many people avoid using microwave ovens, fearing how it changes the molecular structure of your food, but studies have some evidence that may surprise you.
The Terrifying Truth About Bananas Hank loves bananas and is worried about their future, so he did some investigating and wrote this episode of SciShow to share some kinda scary banana truths with us.
Is BREAKFAST The Most Important Meal Of The Day? (What The Science Says) Jeff Nippard is not a doctor or a medical professional. Always consult a physician before starting any exercise program. Use of this information is strictly at your own risk. Jeff Nippard will not assume any liability for direct or indirect losses or
Why Is Unhealthy Food So Delicious? Jenkins and Jonez get high with their friends and discuss why unhealthy foods are so delicious as well as wonder if humans stunted on God when they created donuts.
Is Eating Humans Actually Unhealthy? Cannibalism is a clear taboo in our society. But, putting ethics aside, what are the other reasons why you should not eat other humans? Science Insider tells you all you need to know about science: space, medicine, biotech, physiology, and more.
What’s Really Inside Kraft Singles And Other Processed Cheeses Next time you’re going to town on a stringy diner grilled cheese sandwich, take a good deep look into the cheesy golden-yellow abyss. What is that stuff anyway? USDA research chemist Michael Tunick takes look at what goes into making processed cheese like Velveeta and Kraft
US Grocery Stores Graded On Food Waste And One Gets An ‘F’ As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. It’s apparently not an adage that America’s grocery stores have taken to heart, at least according to a new report from the Center for Biological Diversity and the Ugly Fruit
Hazy Beer SCIENCE Today Ryan dives into one of 2017’s hottest beer styles to discover what makes NEIPAs so hazy. Could it be that they are possibly healthier because of the haze?
Incorrect Things We Believed About Food 50 Years Ago When it comes to food safety and preparation, a lot has changed in the last several decades. Though you may not remember defrosting meat on the counter all day, your parents probably do, and unsurprisingly, that’s not the recommended technique today. Although some of these busted