Perfect Fried Rice

Chefs, take a wok – literally! This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Making scrumptious fried rice usually involves a WOK, a heavy round-bottomed cooking pot. And a lot of elbow grease! Tossing that wok helps brown the rice without burning it. But, it’s a challenge!

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Apes in the Kitchen

Can you teach a chimp to cook? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying: Chimps probably won’t be whipping up souffles anytime soon. But there is evidence they might want to. Meet Alexandra Rosati and Felix Warneken of Harvard University. They’ve been conducting some intriguing

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Popcorn Science

Have you ever wondered why popcorn pops? French scientists have. This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Meet Emmanuel Virot and Alexandre Ponomarenko. They study extreme forces. Things like: how wind breaks trees. Their experiments require special equipment, including cameras that record thousands of images per

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