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Beavers Have Metal Teeth

13 Jun 2018

I once broke my tooth on some toffee my mom made. Every time I see a beaver, I think of that day and wonder how they can gnaw on trees all day without chipping an incisor when I couldn’t even...

Castor bean oil plays growing role in chocolate manufacture

20 Mar 2017

I think the first medicine I ever heard of was “Ricinus,” a liquidy concoction with which my mother plied me when she suspected I was constipated. I can’t imagine why as a child I would have had...

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