Bombarding onions with irradiating ions drastically reduces content of its tear-inducing enzyme. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Onions won't make you cry any more, thanks to Japanese scientists

Company that "won" spoof science prize two years ago for discovering what makes us cry when we chop up staple vegetable has pioneered one that won't bring tears to the eyes

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Bombarding onions with irradiating ions drastically reduces content of its tear-inducing enzyme. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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