This Sunday at 11 pm, catch a sneak peek at the debut of Food Detectives, the new prime-time television series created as a collaboration between Popular Science and the Food Network. Your charismatic and learned PopSci editors–Megan Miller, Jake Ward and others–join host Ted Allen to investigate, test, and debunk common beliefs and myths about food.

How do you know if food that’s fallen on the floor is safe to eat? What’s the quickest way to battle the burn of spicy food? Science!

Head to to learn more; and be sure to tune in every Tuesday at 9pm to the Food Network.