Several bakeries and institutes across the EU are testing a novel proofing system that can slash energy consumption and improve bread quality using ultrasound generated water droplets instead of steam.
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Earlier this year, headlines around the world trumpeted an exciting bit of news that seemed too good to be true: "Eating chocolate ... can even help you LOSE weight!" as Britain's Daily Mail . From India to Australia and Texas to Germany, news organisations shared published in the International Archives of Medicine in late March. The problem? The study was real but based on pure junk science.
Invoking Mary Shelley’s myth of Frankenstein is standard fare in arguments over controversial science. The real story of Frankenstein, however, has become distorted but, this article argues, if we embrace it, maybe the evidence about controversial science will start to tell a different story.
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