Study reveals the foaming properties of gluten protein
Thewissen and colleagues explained that the degree at which foams can be created from ... of gliadin at low pH values were improved in the presence of 0.25 and 1.0 per cent sodium chloride (NaCl). “Our results indicate that chloride ions mask positive ...
Life in Extreme Environments: The Universe May Be More Habitable Than We Thought: Part 2
Note: A shorter version of this article appeared in the May/June 2002 issue of the National Space Society's Magazine Ad Astra. Reprinted here with the ... As airplanes descend into the San Francisco area, red patches on the eastern shore of the South ...
Pique the Geek 20120916: Fluorine, Something You Have Never Seen
All of the members of this family tend to form salts with metals, but fluorine is unique amongst the ... to do with those seven valence electrons. Fluorine needs only one more electron to attain the same electronic configuration as neon, the only known ...
Enhanced Water on the Brain
In fact, “there is no standard definition for enhanced waters,” says Phil Ross ... it’s possible that a regular and frequent consumer could consume a megadose of vitamins if the levels are too high. Minerals. Many minerals occur naturally in water ...
The Many Benefits of Salt
A number of factors besides purity need consideration. Solubility. In most food applications ... The size and shape of the salt particle also affect the flavor. The faster the salt goes into solution, the quicker the flavor is perceived.