Global If you’ve taken a public health class, you’ve probably heard the story of John Snow, who determined that a cholera outbreak was linked to water from the nearby Broad Street Pump. Science blog The Mermaid’s Tale explores this story … Continue reading →
A few weeks ago, we presented you with a longlist of our favourite, funniest THINGS of 2014 and asked you to pick for your favourites. You voted in your handfuls and the results are in. And remember, if you don’t agree with the list, tough shit, you had your chance. So without further ado, here are […]
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Special thanks to Paul Fleischman for answering 5 questions about his recently featured book – Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines Paul Fleischman is an American writer of children’s books. For his contribution as a […]
The gluten network in a bagel vs. a pie
Gluten develops in dough when two wheat proteins found in flour (glutenin and gliadin) are mixed with water. Because parts of these proteins don’t like to interact with water, the proteins begin to stick to each other much in the same way oil droplets come together when suspended in water. As a flour-water dough is mixed, the glutenin and gliadin molecules interact to form a protein network.
These networks give structure and stability to dough.