News tagged with chocolate

How dark chocolate is processed

This month's column will continue the theme of "How Is It Processed?" The column will focus on dark chocolate. The botanical name for the cacao tree is Theobroma cacao, which literally means "food of the Gods." Dark chocolate ...

dateApr 28, 2016 in Other
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Creating a reduced-fat chocolate that melts in your mouth

Chocolate is divinely delicious, mouthwateringly smooth and unfortunately full of fat. But reducing the fat content of the confection makes it harder and less likely to melt in your mouth. That's why scientists are investigating ...

dateApr 27, 2016 in Other
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Video: Why is chocolate so bad for dogs?

Dark, milk, semi-sweet or white, chocolate is a favorite treat for many —many humans that is. As much as we like it, chocolate can be lethal to our canine friends. Why can we humans eat chocolate without any negative effects ...

dateJan 19, 2016 in Other
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Exploring the physics of a chocolate fountain

A mathematics student has worked out the secrets of how chocolate behaves in a chocolate fountain, answering the age-old question of why the falling 'curtain' of chocolate surprisingly pulls inwards rather than going straight ...

dateNov 24, 2015 in General Physics
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