A little wiser: Turmeric – hype or panacea?

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There are claims that the ‘miracle root’ helps against complaints ranging from baldness and erectile disfunction to cancer.

A Little Wiser – Do birds kick out their young if they smell of humans?

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The human scent isn't that important and the parents won’t reject their…

A Little Wiser – Do animals prefer left or right?

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We all know people are left-handed or right-handed, but does that apply…

A little wiser – Are there fewer vitamins in pre-cut vegetables

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Eelke Westra, programme manager for Postharvest Quality at Wageningen Food & Biobased…

A little wiser – Why does everyone have a gluten allergy these days?

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More and more people adopt a gluten-free diet because they think they…

A little wiser: Why does plastic always come out of the dishwasher wet?

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For two main reasons, says Joris Sprakel, professor of Physical Chemistry and…

A little wiser: Does the five-second rule work?

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You're chopping vegetables and they falls on the floor.

A little wiser: Why do New Year’s resolutions rarely work?

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Professor Emely de Vet explains.

A little wiser: Isn’t alcohol-free wine just grape juice?

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Every day we are bombarded with masses of sometimes contradictory information on…

A little wiser: Does too much soya give men breasts?

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Katja Teerds, associate professor of Human and Animal Physiology explains.