Storage Wars

Five tomates attached by the vine in a woden bowl.

You say “tomato.”  I say, “Counter or fridge?” This is Sandra Tsing Loh with The Loh Down on Science. Tomatoes! They can be the most delectable food on the planet — or taste like cardboard.  Why? Larissa Kanski and colleagues at the University of Göttingen, Germany were curious. They wondered

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Chilly Tomatoes

No one wants rotten tomatoes. But do you want cold ones? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Sure, tomatoes stay fresh longer in the fridge. But as frustrated chefs and picky eaters know, they also lose their flavor! Why? Harry Klee from the Plant Innovation

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