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Mind and Body

4 ways science secretly influences Thanksgiving dinner

Time to gobble-gobble up some facts.

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Thanksgiving dinner is resplendent with mouth-watering sides, perfect pies, and of course, a big bird.

But dinner is more than just a meal. It's a scientific crash course.

Here are 4 examples of the scientific processes at play during Thanksgiving dinner.

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