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Beer-Tapping Physics: Why A Hit To A Bottle Makes A Foam Volcano

Beer-Tapping Physics: Why A Hit To A Bottle Makes A Foam Volcano

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

So you know how, if someone comes by and taps the top of your open beer bottle, a volcano of brewski will explode? Well, it turns out that the physics involved are the same as what causes an atomic bomb to form a mushroom cloud. A scientist explains how it works.

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Can Chocolate Boost Brain Health? Don’t Binge Just Yet

Can Chocolate Boost Brain Health? Don’t Binge Just Yet

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

A study that seems to suggest a daily cocoa habit helps aid the brain doesn’t actually tell us much. But don’t fret, chocoholics. Other research offers more promising evidence of the health benefits of chocolate.

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QUEST: The Science & Art of Cheese + The Terroir of Cheese

QUEST: The Science & Art of Cheese + The Terroir of Cheese

| May 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Take a video journey to Cowgirl Creamery in West Marin to learn how artisan cheese is made and how scientists are putting cheese under the microscope to gain new insights about this incredible, edible food. You can also watch another video to learn more about the role of terroir in artisan cheese.

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QUEST: Science of Taste & City Egg, Country Egg

QUEST: Science of Taste & City Egg, Country Egg

| April 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Did you know that about 95 percent of what we think is taste is actually smell? Or that the way we perceive flavor comes from a complex relationship between our senses, emotions and memories? As scientists decode how our taste and olfactory receptors work, top California chefs are taking that knowledge and creating alchemy in the kitchen.
Plus a Web Extra: City Egg, Country Egg

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QUEST: Napa Wineries Face Global Warming

| July 31, 2007 | 0 Comments

Hey y’all — there is a story on wine in Napa on QUEST tonight that you won’t want to miss. QUEST is KQED’s new TV, radio, web, and education project about science and environment in Northern California, and their latest science story has taken them to Napa Valley. The story is titled “Napa Wineries Face […]

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