• Posts
  • RSS
  • ◂◂RSS
  • Contact

  • Saccharin Does not Affect the Taste of Radishes

    October 31st, 2010
    experiment, sweetradish  [html]
    After determining that saccharin was bad for radishes, I kind of gave up on the radish experiment. I mean, I still watered them, but I didn't really expect to find anything. Today I got around to pulling them up (nearly a month too late). There were, as you'd expect from the previous post, a lot more of the control radishes (right) than the saccharin ones (left):
    As for the final conclusion: I tasted some of each: I couldn't tell the difference with the roots, stems, or leaves. If there was a difference it was too subtle to notice.

    Oh well. Negative results can be dull, but it's important to make them public.

    Recent posts on blogs I like:

    Yet another world spirit sock puppet

    Crossposted from world spirit sock puppet. I have almost successfully made and made decent this here my new blog, in spite of little pre-existing familiarity with relevant tools beyond things like persistence in the face of adversity and Googling things. …

    via Meteuphoric October 25, 2020

    Things You Might Have Missed, October 21, 2020

    Hey folks! I am, as I mentioned last week, taking this week off in an effort to catch up on my sanity and also some grading and writing I need to be doing. But I didn’t want to leave you with nothing, so I thought I might use this as an opportunity to dir…

    via A Collection of Unmitigated Pedantry October 23, 2020

    Job Sprawl as Deurbanization

    A few years ago, Aaron Renn was writing, I think about the General Electric headquarters’ move from suburban New York to Downtown Boston in 2016, that in the future, city center jobs would go to high-value industries like corporate HQs and professional se…

    via Pedestrian Observations October 23, 2020

    more     (via openring)


  • Posts
  • RSS
  • ◂◂RSS
  • Contact