M&Ms and Science

I won’t claim to be the first to suggest the importance of M&Ms to science, but I certainly appreciate a thorough and altogether well thought out experiment when I engage in one; especially as a tasty ending to lunch. Well, I am pleased to find out I am not alone. Noticed on today’s Quotations Page:

Estimated amount of glucose used by an adult human brain each day, expressed in M&Ms: 250

Harper’s Index, October 1989