Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Student Discovers Wrong Marketing

This comes from MakeBlog:
In the future, kid scientists will keep companies legit...

This is a great way to teach chemistry to kids :) Old story, but new(s) to me...
Two New Zealand schoolgirls humbled one of the world's biggest food and drugs companies after their school science experiment found that their ready-to-drink Ribena contained almost no trace of vitamin C. Students Anna Devathasan and Jenny Suo tested the blackcurrant cordial against rival brands to test their hypothesis that cheaper brands were less healthy. Instead, their tests found that the Ribena contained a tiny amount of vitamin C, while another brand's orange juice drink contained almost four times more.

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