Technology: Shooting the Works

Researchers in the labs of Monsanto Chemical Co. have learned to turn out a mouth-watering layer cake, but it is better to look at than to eat. Baked right into it are a quartz rod and a telescope. These two ingredients make it possible for a Kodak movie camera posted outside the glass oven door to take pictures of just what goes on inside a baking cake. Monsanto, a producer of leavening agents tor cake-mix companies, designed the study to discover the best leavening combination for each mix. Its experiment is just...

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