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Vegetables Are Made Up

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Jul 15, 2021
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By now you probably know that a tomato is a fruit—not a vegetable—and it’s everybody’s favorite fun fact when the salad course comes up for dinner. But here’s another fun fact that will blow dinner guests’ minds: vegetables aren’t even real. Graduate student of botany at Harvard University Molly Edwards hosts a YouTube channel called Science in Real Life, and she sheds light on the vegetable mystery. (Segment produced by Abby Haralson) Show More...