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Does cutlery affect the flavour of food?

Some food for thought when preparing your next dinner party.

What are the odds of ‘rock paper scissors’ ending in a draw?

They are much higher than you might think.

Could eating chocolate kill your dog?

Dogs and chocolate have generally been labelled as a bad combination, however the amount of chocolate needed to cause serious effects in canines may surprise dog owners.

Can organic food production feed Australia’s growing population?

Organic foods have an important role in feeding a growing population.

Why are berries healthy?

Berries are sometimes regarded as superfoods that slow cancer growth and prevent disease.

Who invented the toothbrush?

Dental hygiene is an ancient concept. Early forms of the toothbrush are mentioned as early as 3000 BC, when Egyptians and Babylonians used “˜chew sticks’ which were thin twigs with frayed edges used…

Mysteries of the human mind

Since the 1920s, researchers have been trying to understand why we can’t walk straight without a visible guide point.  Are we doomed to walk in circles? NPR finds the answer in this video.

Why do fingers wrinkle when they get wet?

Some thoughts to reflect on next time you’re in the shower.

Has Venice stopped sinking?

New research suggests it hasn’t.

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