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The Science of Pie

How pie works on the molecular level.

Misguided views of some Slate contributors aside, pie will have a cherished place at many gatherings this July 4. Last year, UCLA biophysicist Amy Rowat explained what exactly will be going on in your oven this weekend. Appropriate for the holiday, she even showed how to make it better with a little bit of your favorite spirit. Watch the video above.

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