Many things in life get soggy when wet, like paper, or expensively blow-dried hair. But plants do not work this way. Water makes them plumper, crispier, crunchier. Understand this fact and you’ll never suffer soggy lettuce again. Read more..
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If you’ve been cultivating the idea of starting your own vegetable garden, your day has come. Amazon has marked down a veritable produce section’s worth of vegetable seeds to between $5 and $13, including a quite a few pepper and tomato varieties.
Refining platinum, plutonium, or certain other metals often depends on how the metal behaves at liquid interfaces. The challenge? Scientists have limited ways to analyze the details of liquid interfaces. Now, researchers described in significant
The pollination services provided by wild bees are indispensable, not only for ecological but also for eminently economic reasons. However, over half of the more than 500 wild bee species found in Germany are either at risk of extinction, or have
The European Council yesterday adopted its position on updating the EU’s Drinking Water Directive, revising quality standards and introducing risk assessment measures.The revisions, introduced in response to the “Right2Water” citizens’ initiative
Instant Pot maker Instant Brands announced that it is merging with Corelle Brands.While the terms of the deal weren't disclosed, it will put Instant Pot under the same umbrella as Pyrex, CorningWare, and SnapWare. The post Instant Pot merges with
A new, versatile plastic-composite sensor can detect tiny amounts of water. The 3-D printable material, developed by a Spanish-Israeli team of scientists, is cheap, flexible and non-toxic and changes its colour from purple to blue in wet conditions.
Over recent years, there have been shocking reports of marine endangerment and plastic pollution.The threats are clear, and now urgent action is needed more than ever.Marking World Wildlife Day on Mar. 3 with its theme “Life below water”, the United
If your Instant Pot isn't working right, seems to be burning meals, or is coming up with annoying error codes, here's how to troubleshoot.It might be as simple as adjusting your lid or making sure there's enough sauce in the pot. The post Instant
In the cells of every living organism—humans, birds, bees, roses and even bacteria—proteins vibrate with microscopic motions that help them perform vital tasks ranging from cell repair to photosynthesis.
Inside fuel cells, batteries, and biological systems, pairs of ions in water can affect chemical reactions. Knowing more about how water influences those reactions could be helpful. Theorists designed a simple, elegant method that explains the
Shortfin mako sharks have been called the 'cheetahs of the ocean,' capable of swimming at estimated speeds of 70 or 80 miles per hour. To investigate just how the animals achieve this impressive feat, aeronautical engineer Amy Lang of the University