Sound: Apple crispness, crunchiness

“Sound generated during eating of apples plays important role in its texture evaluation by consumers.” A finding which has recently been backed up a Polish research team at the Institute of Agrophysics, Lublin, working in conjunction with the Research Institute of Pomology and Floriculture, at Skierniewice. The investigators employed recently developed Contact Acoustic Emission (AE) […]

Potato chip crispness experiment to be repeated

The perception-of-the-apparent-freshness-of-a-single-potato-chip-when-the-sound-of-that chip-being-chewed-is-electronicaly-modified experiment that resulted in the 2008 Ig Nobel Prize for nutrition will be repeated tomorrow, Sunday, May 3, 2009, on Italian television by Max Zampini, one of the Ig Nobel Prize-winning scientists, according to a May 2 report by Wall Street Italia: Ad aiutare i quattro conduttori ci saranno anche i ricercatori […]