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How To Make Fish Less Fishy (Chemistry Life Hacks)

How To Make Fish Less Fishy (Chemistry Life Hacks)

So let’s say you’ve got some fresh salmon in the back of the fridge. Or at least it was fresh a day or two ago before you totally forgot about it. Now you pull that pricey filet out, and get a nasty whiff of super-fishy stink. But don’t throw out that salmon! We’ve got some […]

Why Don’t Antarctic Fish Freeze to Death?

Why Don’t Antarctic Fish Freeze to Death?

In the waters surrounding Antarctica, the water temperature never rises much above freezing. At minus 1.9 degrees Celsius, any normal fish would be a fish-sicle. But…this fish seems happy enough. How? It has a type of antifreeze in its blood. It’s a notothenioid, one of a group of fishes that have evolved a whole bag […]

Surströmming: The Secrets of this Stinky Swedish Fish

Surströmming: The Secrets of this Stinky Swedish Fish

It’s been called the smelliest food in the world. The cans swell up after it’s packaged — and that’s considered a GOOD thing. We’re here to explain why the Swedes love their surströmming, and for that we called in some experts, courtesy of the Swedish embassy here in Washington, DC. This surströmming and this is […]

Ep. 51 Glacier Collapse, Remembering Hawking, and a Newborn Gorilla | Twig Science Reporter

Ep. 51 Glacier Collapse, Remembering Hawking, and a Newborn Gorilla | Twig Science Reporter

On this week’s news update– remembering the life of world-famous scientist Stephen Hawking, the glacier that collapses again and again, and rare footage of a newborn gorilla. First up, people around the world have been remembering the life of scientist, Stephen Hawking. Professor Hawking died on March 14th at the age of 76. The UK […]