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Jun. 27, 2014

Food Failures: Avoiding Grilling and Barbecue Pitfalls

Marinade myths, charcoal chemistry, and the elusive “smoke ring”—the science behind barbecue and grilling.

food failures, bbq, barbecue, grilling, summer, grill, brisket, meat, meathead goldwyn, smoke ring, charcoal, marinade

Jun. 20, 2014

Beer Science: Crafting the Perfect Pint

Two of Oregon’s craft brew experts pore over hops, yeast, malt, and the microbiology of beer.

portland, oregon, beer, brewery, agrarian ales, craft brew alliance, craft beer, yeast, hops, malt, leon frye, ben tilley

Jul. 08, 2011

Using Science To Raise The Perfect Porterhouse

Ira Flatow and guests discuss the science of steak, like how grass affects the fat in a cut of beef.

texas beef meat sna antonio remote steak grilling

Jul. 02, 2010

Summer Science: Ben Franklin

As you prepare for the 4th of July, a salute to one of the founding fathers of our country - Benjamin Franklin.

franklin, 4th july, history, science

Jul. 13, 2012

Myths and Tips on Keeping Your Cool This Summer

Think caffeine dehydrates you? Or that you can't get too much water on a hot day? Douglas Casa, of the Korey Stringer Institute, sets the record straight.

hydration, health, exercise, heatstroke, caffeine, water

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