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“Food and Drink”

Nov 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Dried whiskey looks like fine art when magnified thanks to its chemical composition and a cool aspect of fluid dynamics known as the Marangoni Effect. Continue reading →
Nov 6, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A 44-year-old mother of six ran a 6:28 mile while pausing to drink a beer between each lap. Continue reading →
Oct 28, 2014 04:39 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Too much rain can reduce the concentration of chemicals in tea that make it taste good, scientists have discovered.
Oct 9, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The telltale aroma of beer first evolved, not to tempt thirsty people, but to attract fruit flies. Continue reading →
Do you find the taste of alcohol to be pleasant, or bitter and stinging? The answer is partly decided by your genes, new research shows.
Aug 27, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Rats who eat junk food not only get fat, but also lose their appetite for novel foods, new research shows. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The chocolate spread is taking a beating due to bad news about this year's hazelnut shortage.
Aug 20, 2014 05:05 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Ancient Paleolithic people in Spain ate snails as part of their regular diet, new research suggests.
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