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Food Scientists To Make Crisps Healthier So You Can Eat More

By Jon Partridge on at

Crisp lovers, rejoice! Scientists from the University of Nottingham have found that the salt in crisps is only released into the mouth around 20 seconds after chewing, and by that time, the crisps are probably on their way down your neck. The researchers say that this "salt burst" is underused and could pave the way for a reduction in salt but not taste within your snack foods.

The Dead Sea Isn't Really Dead After All

By Kelly Hodgkins on at

The Dead Sea earned its name because its 33 percent salinity prevents the growth of most organisms. It's one of the world's saltiest bodies of water which is why microbiologists were surprised to find thick biofilms on its sea floor.