Interview with Heather Berlin
Science or Fiction
Corn and celery are both members of the Zea genus. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maize
Cauliflower, mustard and turnip are all members of the same genus, Brassica. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cruciferous_vegetables
Tomatoes and potatoes are both members of the same genus, Solanum. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-05/pp-dpg051413.php
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
“Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact.” —Carl Sagan