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This Is The Scientific Reason Colors Stick To Egg Shells

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Dyeing Easter eggs is a beautiful tradition; it’s also a weird process. Somehow eggs, food coloring, and vinegar create those pretty hues. But why does it work?

Why do egg shells take the color?

We wanted to find out, so we created this graphic to break it down—clean and simple. Time to head back to science class, kids.

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Written by Katy French for VisualNews