Color and texture matter most when it comes to tomatoes
A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), evaluated consumers' choice in fresh tomato selection and revealed which characteristics make the red fruit most appealing.
Data shows fewer tornado days in U.S. but more per event over past couple decades
Simulation suggests warm Jupiter exoplanets can be pushed closer to their star by another planet
Innovative Stone Age tools were not African invention, research says
A new discovery of thousands of Stone Age tools has provided a major insight into human innovation 325,000 years ago and how early technological developments spread across the world, according to research ...
Germany's Bayer says will float chemicals division
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer, maker of Aspirin painkiller, said on Thursday it intends to float its chemicals Material Science division to focus on its life sciences activities in human and animal health.
Smartphone app used by experimenters to learn more about aspects of morality
Study shows above ice warming responsible for Larsen-B Ice Shelf collapse, not instability
Researchers suggest lack of published null result papers skews reliability of those that are published
Researchers reverse-engineering China's online censorship methods reveal government's deepest concerns
When it comes to how pizza looks, cheese matters
Most consumers have an idea what they want their pizza slice to look like. Golden cheese with that dark toasted-cheese color scattered in distinct blistery patches across the surface with a bit of oil glistening in the valleys. ...
Seven tiny grains captured by Stardust likely visitors from interstellar space
Since 2006, when NASA's Stardust spacecraft delivered its aerogel and aluminum foil dust collectors to Earth, a team of scientists has combed through the collectors in search of rare, microscopic particles ...
Study uncovers forces that hold gravity-defying near-earth asteroid together (Update)
Researchers at UT have made a novel discovery that may potentially protect the world from future collisions with asteroids.
Four billion-year-old chemistry in cells today
Parts of the primordial soup in which life arose have been maintained in our cells today according to scientists at the University of East Anglia.
Essential oils may provide good source of food preservation
A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), found that essential oils may be able to be used as food preservatives in packaging to help extend the shelf-life of foo ...