Fresh fruit is so delicious, especially when the piece is perfectly ripe! So how can you tell when something is ready to eat? Do you squish or sniff, searching for a subtle change in coloring? What if the fruit is trapped in a box, waiting to be put out onto grocery store shelves? An MIT professor and his students are developing inexpensive ethylene sensors to help monitor the freshness of produce!
Do you eat your fruits and vegetables? Well, you should. They’re good for you. And a recent study suggests that they may even make you more attractive!
What you eat can definitely change how you look. We already know that an excess of certain things in your diet can color your skin – for example,
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