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Futuristic Cranberries & 1959 Cranberries

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In the future, cranberries may be sweet enough to snack on without sugar, thanks to the efforts of biologists and geneticists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Going back in time to 1959, a few cranberry batches tested positive for aminotriazole, an herbicide, causing a nationwide panic and collapsing the cranberry industry almost overnight.
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Holiday Cocktails & Christmas Chemistry

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The holidays are the perfect time for some festive science fun. To help you get into the holiday spirit, here are a few chemistry-themed party tricks and  a science-powered holiday cocktail. Have a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year! Read more