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Dec. 14, 2012

How Science Can Keep Your Christmas Tree Merry and Bright

Rick Bates, of Penn State University, shares handy tips for how to care for your Christmas tree.

christmas tree, xmas tree, pine tree, needles, spruce, fir, evergreen, holiday

Nov. 30, 2012

Perhaps Another Reason to Spike That Eggnog?

A perennial holiday mystery: will alcohol kill bacteria in homemade eggnog?

food safety, eggnog, egg nog, salmonella bacteria, food poisoning, eggs, holiday, christmas, alcohol

Dec. 26, 2008

Keep the Holidays Merry - and Safe

Find out how to poison-proof holiday gatherings, and keep the holidays happy.

poison, toxins, holidays

Nov. 30, 2007

Stress

You've survived the big family Thanksgiving get-together -- but now the winter holidays loom on the horizon. In this segment, we'll talk about stress, how it affects your health, and how you can de-stress for the holidays.

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Dec. 12, 2014

Food Failures: Cookie Science Secrets

In this episode, Cooking for Geeks author Jeff Potter gives home bakers tips on how to achieve cookie perfection using different sugars, fats, and flours.

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Another Reason To Spike That Eggnog

\tIt is a question on the minds of many people this season: will adding alcohol to the homemade eggnog safeguard against salmonella? To find out, Science Friday teamed up with eggnog expert and microbiologist Vince Fischetti, who agreed to run some tests in his lab at The Rockefeller University. What did you think of the video?

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