Does boiling water really kill bacteria?

Answer Yes it does, For bacteria to actually die, the hot water would have to be at a temperature above what your skin could tolerate. Most people can tolerate a temperature of 110 degrees for little bits... Read More »

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Can reverse osmosis systems kill bacteria in water?

Reverse osmosis systems are not designed to kill bacteria in water. Although they may kill some bacteria, manufacturers of the systems do not recommend them for this use. The process uses a membran... Read More »

Why does boiling milk overflow but boiling water does not?

Probably due to the fat molecules in milk. The fat separates from the thinner, watery liquid and as the water in the milk boils the steam rises and this milk fat layer moves up. You can prevent th... Read More »

How to Kill Crabs by Boiling?

In recent years the traditional practice of killing crustaceans, like lobsters and crabs, by immersing them in boiling water has come under fire. Many animal-rights activists and consumers who feel... Read More »