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Ever cut an onion and started tearing up? Most people do. It turns out when you cut an onion, it releases a gas called, ready for this, Propanethiol S-oxide. When  ...

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Apr 30, 2017 ... Find out why you cry when you cut onions and how you can keep it from happening.

www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/onion.html

Scientists used to blame the enzyme allinase for the instability of substances in a cut onion. Recent studies from Japan, however, proved that lachrymatory-factor ...

www.quora.com/How-do-I-cut-onions-so-that-they-wont-make-me-cry

Slicing through an onion breakouts lots of onion's cells, which releases enzymes. ... Now why do different people react differently to onions: The corneal ...

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I'm somewhat hazy on details, but different people are more or less sensitive to the chemicals (something with sulphur that forms in contact with ...

www.quora.com/Why-do-we-get-tears-when-cutting-onions-How-to-stop-it

What do onions contain? Onions contain amino acid sulfoxides that form sulfenic acids in the ... How do I cut onions so that they won't make me cry? ... Some people say that wearing contact lenses helps as the lenses form a barrier for the eye.

www.wikihow.com/Chop-Onions-Without-Tears

Why do onions make you cry, and how can you prevent it from happening? ... Many people report that chewing, especially bread, helps avoid tears when cutting ...

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A VSP eye doctor explains why onions make your eyes burn when you slice and dice them and provides seven ways you can cut onions without getting weepy. ... Why Do Onions Burn My Eyes? Dr. Michelle Calder-Cardwell is the owner and ...

www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/06/22/482032913/the-science-of-why-onions-make-us-cry

Jun 22, 2016 ... Within each onion cell, there's a little glob — a sealed vacuole — filled with enzymes, he explains. When you bite or cut into an onion, these ...

www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living/why-do-onions-make-us-cry.aspx

Sep 21, 2011 ... For some people, slicing a raw onion is no big deal, but for others, ... So why do onions make you well up, but don't seem to make your partner ...