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Marinade myths, charcoal chemistry, and the elusive “smoke ring”—the science behind barbecue and grilling.
Two of Oregon’s craft brew experts pore over hops, yeast, malt, and the microbiology of beer.
Ira Flatow and guests discuss the science of steak, like how grass affects the fat in a cut of beef.
As you prepare for the 4th of July, a salute to one of the founding fathers of our country - Benjamin Franklin.
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.
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.