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Two hands grab a wishbone in front of a Thanksgiving table

Follow these three basic tips to increase your chances of ending up with the bigger side of the bone (infographic).

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

The temperature at which champagne is stored determines what comes out of the bottle.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Dilution may make flavors more readily available to be savored.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

New findings suggest that a still-widespread tradition could cause increased lead levels in mothers and their children.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

The vegan substitute works just as well as egg whites.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Major companies from Hershey to Barilla are exploring the technology.

Devin Powell, Contributor

Looking into the time it takes for beer to process.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Blocking fats from chocolate coatings can avoid whiteness, extend shelf life.

Jyoti Madhusoodanan, Contributor

Root vegetable can restore broccoli’s cancer-fighting abilities.

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

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