Carbon Emissions and the Oceans
Today on Animal Instinct, we're joined by chemical oceanographer Matthias Elliot to talk all about global warming's "ugly step-sister:" ocean acidification. Man-made carbon emissions affect the pH level of the planet's oceans; listen in to learn all about what that does to their ecology and wildlife.
Goodbye, Trans Fats!
The FDA has recently proposed a ban on trans fats; what does this mean for consumers? According to HRN's resident food scientists Dave Arnold and Meradith Hoddinott, the ban means higher prices, but healthier lives. Tune into this segment to learn more about processed fats, and how trans fats may...
Food Science Corner: Acids & Bases
Welcome to the Food Science Corner! Meradith Hoddinott explains acids and bases for food applications. What levels of pH cause bitter and sour tastes respectively? Find out what happens when acids and bases are mixed, and learn to use these reactions to create some delicious sour milk biscuits! This program...