Have you ever thought about what a fruit is? And why fruits we wouldn’t traditionally think of as berries – bananas, pumpkins, and lemons for instance – are actually classified as such?
In this podcast episode of Huh? Science Explained, Cosmos science journalist Imma Perfetto takes a bite out of the science behind which fruits are actually berries and uncovers some uncomfortable truths about a few of our favourite bite-sized fruits that aren’t…
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