This week, we’re getting into the Halloween spirit, taking a look at all things spooky. First, we’ll learn about the history of the holiday and how candy became so integral. Then we’ll learn about haunted inns, and why Frankenfoods aren’t really that scary. We’ll also explore Día De Los Muertos and some foods associated with the holiday.
On the history of halloween: Go here for a more in-depth look at the history of Halloween, and here for a closer look at how candy corn came to be.
To learn about the Ear Inn, check out their website. If you want even more New York City history, read this NYTimes article about Early Manhattan and the Ear Inn’s origins.
For information about Miguel’s bakery, visit their website. Check out this article in the NYT to learn more about how they make pan de muerto, or watch this video to see how they make another popular item, conchas.
To Learn more about CRISPR technology and other innovations in gene editing, click here. Go here to learn more about Dr. Lippman’s work with the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
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