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How Do Microwaves Cook Food?

The physics behind this miraculous machine

Photo by Vlad Zaytsev on Unsplash

Our house is in chaos at the moment.

Boxes full of kitchen equipment and canned goods pile high in our living room. We navigate around them: it takes twice as long to do anything. When we packed up, I’d started with an organised system, painstakingly labelling every box and stacking them in a logical order. But, as…




Food stories from a biochemist that loves science, and loves to cook.

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Rosie Alderson, PhD

Rosie Alderson, PhD

(Hungry) Science Nerd: educator, writer and general foodie.

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