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Deconstructing Twinkies & Sonicating Gummi Bears

Dodo twinkies

The Twinkies ingredients list is analyzed to figure out how these snacks have such a long shelf life (45 days!), while in lab, gummi bears are subjected to sonication, liquid nitrogen, and trypsin.

The Science of Twinkies: How Do They Last so Darned Long? – NPR: The Salt

Gummi Bear Science – Joanne Loves Science

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