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Why Are Peat Bogs So Good at Preserving Human Remains?
Human bodies buried in bogs can retain some features -- like perfectly preserved skin, right down to forehead wrinkles -- for thousands of years. Learn how this natural mummification process works in today's episode of BrainStuff.Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htmAnd to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices
Aired 10 months ago 46:41
Episode 94: carnivorous plants with Peter D'Amato (part two)
In the second part of my interview with Peter Dâ€™Amato, founder of the nursery California Carnivores, I get Peter to answer listener questions about Nepenthes, discuss the weird world of naming carnivorous plants, and find out about a very unusual side project Peter has been working on.
Aired 9 months ago 32:05
28 - Cooking
Every day, billions of people perform vital, life sustaining chemistry right in their homes! Baking, frying, boiling, fermentingâ€¦ all cooking is science, and the way it weaves into our lives and cultures makes it uniquely fascinating! Join us this week to learn why the heck thereâ€™s iodine in your salt, what happens if you forget where in the bog you buried your cask of meat, and why baking a cake at high elevations can be so frustrating! Â Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where weâ€™ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions! Â And if you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out these links: [Truth or Fail] Â Hartshorn salt: https://www.thespruceeats.com/ammonium-carbonate-hartshorn-hirschhornsalz-1446913 https://library.ndsu.edu/grhc/foods/recipe/ammonia.html Â Bog butter: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/for-peat-s-safe-bog-butter-unearthed-with-turf-1.583009 https://www.nature.com/news/1998/040315/full/news040315-5.html Â Turnspit Dog: https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2014/05/13/311127237/turnspit-dogs-the-rise-and-fall-of-the-vernepator-cur https://books.google.com/books?id=FVF_PhTjK7cC&pg=PA316#v=onepage&q&f=false Â [Fact Off] Â Iodine in salt: https://www.nber.org/papers/w19233 Â Graphene vegetable oil: https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-have-turned-cheap-cooking-oil-into-a-material-200-times-stronger-than-steel https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14217 Â [Ask the Science Couch] Â Cooking at high elevation: https://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/icooks/article-3-03.html https://extension.colostate.edu/docs/pubs/foodnut/p41.pdf https://www.exploratorium.edu/cooking/bread/bread_science.html https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6098858/ Â [Butt One More Thing] Â Baby poop sausage: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0309174013005263?via%3Dihub https://www.livescience.com/43465-baby-poop-sausage-probiotic.html