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Science | Innovation | Edible Innovations

From the deceptive simplicity of bread to the fascinating world of molecular gastronomy, learn all about the food you eat with these articles about edible innovations.


How did that science get in my chocolate?

 How did that science get in my chocolate?

How much do you know about what goes into making chocolate? Find out in this sweet, sweet quiz. See more »

How Champagne Works

 How Champagne Works

Champagne is a sparkling wine from the Champagne region in France. Learn all about how champagne works in this article. See more »

How Yogurt Works

 How Yogurt Works

Yogurt has been part of people's diets around the world for centuries, but has recently become a health-food staple. Learn all about yogurt. See more »

How to Make Chocolate

 How to Make Chocolate

Are you interested in learning how to make chocolate? Read about the painstaking process behind making chocolate at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Chocolate Quirks: Unusual Chocolate Products

 Chocolate Quirks: Unusual Chocolate Products

Chocolate is a pleasure to eat, but there are some quirky chocolate products out there. See pictures of unusual chocolate products at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is chocolate really good for me?

 Is chocolate really good for me?

Is chocolate really good for me? Find out whether or not chocolate is good for your health at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is chocolate an aphrodisiac?

 Is chocolate an aphrodisiac?

Is chocolate an aphrodisiac? Read about chocolate's repuation as an aphrodisiac at HowStuffWorks -- and whether or not it can amp up your love life. See more »

What's this white stuff on my chocolate?

 What's this white stuff on my chocolate?

What's this white stuff on my chocolate? Read about the science of chocolate bloom at HowStuffWorks -- and whether that chocolate is safe to eat. See more »

How Caviar Works

 How Caviar Works

Many people consider caviar, unfertilized sturgeon eggs, to be a delicious delicacy. But how exactly is this caviar and how should you eat it. See more »

Will drinking coffee really stunt your growth?

 Will drinking coffee really stunt your growth?

Does coffee really stunt your growth? Get the science behind the old wives' tale and learn whether coffee can really stunt a child's growth. See more »