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  • 08:09 The Chemical Origins of Life

    The Chemical Origins of Life

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    How did life get started on Earth? And how are we using what we know to look for it throughout the galaxy?You might also like:Why is Carbon the Key to Life? (On Earth, Anyway)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUiDwrM2YPISpace Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to

  • 08:33 Will It Kombucha?

    Will It Kombucha?

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    What is kombucha? And are there limits to what we can turn into kombucha? #kombucha #fermentation #ferment You might also like:How is Kimchi Made?https://youtu.be/DG4afs7C1XI What is Natto? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9a7LKle9AQWhat Are Century Eggs?

  • 06:30 Why Does Fertilizer (Sometimes) Explode?

    Why Does Fertilizer (Sometimes) Explode?

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    Ammonium nitrate has been involved in dozens of disasters and terrorist attacks but, under normal circumstances, its totally harmless. What turns it deadly? #beirut #explosive #ammoniumnitrateFind us on all these places:Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactio

  • 04:21 This Tea Changes Colors. Why?

    This Tea Changes Colors. Why?

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    This beautiful, color-changing tea is all over TikTok and Instagram. This week Sam and George add different things (some not drinkable!) to the tea to play with its spectacular colors. #butterflytea #blueflowertea #blueteaImportant note: One way to figure

  • 09:16 Finding the Best Hot Pepper Cures Using SCIENCE

    Finding the Best Hot Pepper Cures Using SCIENCE

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    Its safe to say that were all trying to make sense of 2020 and Self-Evident is aimed at just that. Be sure to check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYs98uc0JjQHow do you stop pepper burn if you cant drink milk? This week Sam and George suffer for

  • 04:57 Why Do My Dogs Paws Smell Like Fritos?

    Why Do My Dogs Paws Smell Like Fritos?

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    Do your dogs paws smell like Fritos? This week we explore why. #fritopaws #cornchippaws #cheetopaws #dogpawsYou might also like:Why Do Wet Dogs Stink? + Other Canine Chemistryhttps://youtu.be/X9AozZLZnCU Worlds Deadliest (& Cutest) Animalshttps://youtu.be

  • 08:21 Why Does Fall Smell So gOOd? (feat. @PBS Eons @Alex Dainis )

    Why Does Fall Smell So gOOd? (feat. @PBS Eons @Alex Dainis )

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    Thank you to Target for supporting PBS. You can learn more at: https://target.com/communityShare your story today: https://to.pbs.org/3izZeXhWe asked people across the country What does fall mean to you?, and most of them couldnt stop talking about fall s

  • 14:58 Challenger: The Real Story of an Avoidable Disaster

    Challenger: The Real Story of an Avoidable Disaster

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    On January 28, 1986, the Challenger Space Shuttle broke apart just 73 seconds into its flight. All seven crew members aboard were killed and space travel was changed forever. In this episode of #Untold, a new #YouTubeLearning series from ACS, PBS, and You

  • 04:32 How Did Climate Change Help Turn the Sky Orange?

    How Did Climate Change Help Turn the Sky Orange?

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    Why was the West Coast sky bright orange? This week we break down the Mars-like haze and how climate change is involved. #orangesky #climatechange #wildfiresTake the PBS Digital Studios annual survey: http://to.pbs.org/2020surveyYou might also like:How Ar

  • 12:52 Cellulose: From Trees to Explosives

    Cellulose: From Trees to Explosives

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    Cellulose is everywhere. In fact, it is the most abundant organic molecule on the Earth! Its in (but not limited to) our food, clothing, and plastics, and the cellulose compound nitrocellulose is used in explosives but also in things like x-rays, early si

  • 13:13 The Great MOLASSES Flood of 1919

    The Great MOLASSES Flood of 1919

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    When you think molasses, you probably think slow, sticky, or totally boring, but in January, 1919, a tsunami wave of molasses destroyed Bostons North End, killing 21 people and leaving another 150 injured. In this episode of #Untold, a new #YouTubeLearnin

  • 11:59 The Terrifying (but Awesome) Science Behind Red Tides

    The Terrifying (but Awesome) Science Behind Red Tides

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    Maybe you already knew that deadly algal tides discolor ocean waves, deplete the water of oxygen, and release toxins that can kill a huge range of ocean critters, but did you know that the tiny organisms that cause red tides are also an extremely importan

  • 13:53 What Meteors Reveal About Earths Hidden Past

    What Meteors Reveal About Earths Hidden Past

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    Our planet has been rocked by many-a-meteorite, and theyve left not just themselves as space debris but also craters and even molecules needed for life. Now weve started to travel to them, and they might be a key part of our forays into deep space. In thi

  • 12:31 Whatever Happened to the Ozone Hole? A Story of A/C, Atoms, and CFCs

    Whatever Happened to the Ozone Hole? A Story of A/C, Atoms, and CFCs

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    It might feel like theyre making us cooler, but refrigerators and air conditioning are actually making our world warmer. Yes, they use a huge amount of electricity, but many older cooling methods also released tons of molecules that are still hanging arou

  • 12:44 What Could An Explosion On the Sun Do Here On Earth?

    What Could An Explosion On the Sun Do Here On Earth?

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    The sun is essential plant food thats heating our planet, but we dont often think about the wild things happening on and below its surface. In this episode of #Untold, a new #YouTubeLearning series from ACS, PBS, and YouTube, we talk about those wild thin

  • 14:33 The World's Biggest Batteries Aren't What You Think

    The World's Biggest Batteries Aren't What You Think

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    When you think of batteries, you might think of the thing your watch or car needs to run. But as we move toward producing and storing more renewable energy (like solar and wind) we have to start thinking bigger. In this episode of #Untold, a new #YouTubeL

  • 15:42 UNTOLD | The Loneliest Whale

    UNTOLD | The Loneliest Whale

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    Out in the deep swims an elusive whale who has never been seen, but has been heard for years. The whale sings a song outside the normal whale-song frequency. Does that mean none of its fellow whales can understand it? In this episode of #Untold, a new #Yo

  • 06:12 Youre Using Disinfectants Wrong. Heres What You Actually Need to Do.

    Youre Using Disinfectants Wrong. Heres What You Actually Need to Do.

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    Sure, youve got a product that says kills germs under your sink, but will it really destroy the new coronavirus on surfaces? Turns out that if youre using a disinfectant like a regular cleaner, you might not actually be disinfecting at all. To make sure y

  • 06:54 Coronavirus Drugs: Where Are We and What's Next?

    Coronavirus Drugs: Where Are We and What's Next?

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    Antiviral drugs could help us fight the new coronavirus, but we dont currently have a highly potent and effective antiviral that cures COVID-19. Why not? We called a few virologists to find out.You might also like:Gilead's remdesivir gets emergency use au

  • 04:14 How Does Tear Gas Work?

    How Does Tear Gas Work?

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    CS gas is one of the most common tear gases used in the United States today, but did you know its not actually a gas? We break down why it causes so much pain and the best ways to recover if youre hit with it. A reminder: were not doctors! Please contact

  • 02:33 Can Antibodies From Llamas Help Us Fight COVID-19?

    Can Antibodies From Llamas Help Us Fight COVID-19?

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    Scientists are considering some less-conventional approaches to tackle the COVID-19 #pandemic. One of those approaches is using #antibodies from llamas to fight off #SARCoV2, or to keep it from infecting you in the first place. We chatted with one scienti

  • 08:25 Why Are Antibody Tests Failing?

    Why Are Antibody Tests Failing?

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    Many people are wondering if that bad cold they had back in February or March was actually the new coronavirus. In principle, an antibody test could tell you that, but most of the tests out there right now arent very good. We chatted with David Kroll to l

  • 05:27 Could a Polio Vaccine Stop the Coronavirus Pandemic?

    Could a Polio Vaccine Stop the Coronavirus Pandemic?

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has scientists considering a few less-conventional options while vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 are being developed. One option might be the oral #polio #vaccine. We chatted with one of the researchers proposing the ideaDr. Robert Gallo

  • 09:43 How Much Do Cloth Masks Protect You From Getting the Coronavirus?

    How Much Do Cloth Masks Protect You From Getting the Coronavirus?

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    The CDC is recommending that the general public wear cloth face masks to help decrease everyones chances of getting COVID-19. So how does the virus that causes COVID-19SARS-CoV-2spread? And how much could cloth face masks help stop it? We contacted some e

  • 05:59 Can Soap REALLY "Kill" the Coronavirus?

    Can Soap REALLY "Kill" the Coronavirus?

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    Constantly being told to wash your hands? Us too. So were diving into the chemistry behind why soap is so effective against viruses like the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.Find us on all these places:Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactionsFacebook! http:/

  • 05:38 Coronavirus Vaccine: Where Are We and What's Next?

    Coronavirus Vaccine: Where Are We and What's Next?

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    You might have heard that vaccine trials are currently underway in Seattle. What exactly is being tested? How much longer will these tests take? And when can we expect a vaccine against the novel coronavirus? We chat with Dr. Benjamin Neuman, one of the w

  • 08:30 The US Military Gave Out Shark Repellent For Years. . . So Why Did They Stop?

    The US Military Gave Out Shark Repellent For Years. . . So Why Did They Stop?

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    Download the PBS Video App: https://www.pbs.org/pbs-video-app/People have been developing different forms of shark repellent for decades--the military even issued a chemical shark repellent called Shark Chaser to pilots, sailors, and astronauts(!) from th

  • 07:15 Could The Dip Really Kill a Toon? and Other Cartoon Chem (ft. SpongeBob, Popeye, & more)

    Could The Dip Really Kill a Toon? and Other Cartoon Chem (ft. SpongeBob, Popeye, & more)

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    Are bananas actually that slippery? Could spinach give you superhuman strength? And what the heck is Toon Acid? This week, watch some cartoons alongside our writer and host, Sam Jones, and learn whether their chemistry checks out. Subscribe! http://bit.ly

  • 04:47 How Miracle Berries Alter Your Taste Buds (feat. Physics Girl, Eons, Two Cents, Space Time and more)

    How Miracle Berries Alter Your Taste Buds (feat. Physics Girl, Eons, Two Cents, Space Time and more)

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    We gave Physics Girl, Space Time, Above the Noise, and Two Cents some miracle berry pills and lemons, tabasco sauce, tomatoes, and a bunch of other random foods, to figure out if this miraculous taste-modifying protein has any limits. Also, we needed a go

  • 08:04 Can You Cryogenically Freeze Your Body and Come Back to Life?

    Can You Cryogenically Freeze Your Body and Come Back to Life?

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    When you die, there are a lot of things you can do with your dead body--embalm it, cremate it, donate it to science (the list goes on), but some people will choose to have their dead bodies, or body parts, frozen until the technology of the future has (ho

  • 11:19 The Secret to Roasting Amazing Potatoes According to Chemistry

    The Secret to Roasting Amazing Potatoes According to Chemistry

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    In the mood for more food science? Check out PBS Digital Studios newest show--Serving Up Science! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClJ8BxAuS5hDlTnlZoDPV5wMaking delicious roasted potatoes is all about finding the right texture and consistency. Here at Rea

  • 09:24 Are Vampires Real? Of Course Not, But . . .

    Are Vampires Real? Of Course Not, But . . .

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    Check out Monstrum: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO6nDCimkF79NZRRb8YiDcAHalloween season wouldnt be what it is without the undead. This week on Reactions, we unpack the chemistry that may have inspired one of our favorites: the vampire. When you think

  • 09:34 Five Cute Critters That Can Kill You

    Five Cute Critters That Can Kill You

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    To explore the music theory, production, history and culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles, check out Sound Field from PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/soundfieldpbsDont let their cuteness fool you--these animals are not to be messed

  • 05:31 From Steel to Sword--Here's How Blacksmiths Mold Metal

    From Steel to Sword--Here's How Blacksmiths Mold Metal

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    This video was created in celebration of this years National Chemistry Week theme: Marvelous Metals. Learn more about it here: http://www.acs.org/ncwThis week on Reactions we head to Portland, Oregon, and learn how blacksmithing is just as much chemistry

  • 05:16 How to Make Magnetic Slime

    How to Make Magnetic Slime

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    PBSDS Survey: https://www.pbsresearch.org/c/r/Reactions_YTvideoThis week on Reactions our writer, Sam, skips work to make some slime! Check it out to learn how you, too, can use easy-to-get items to make magnetic and colored slime.Subscribe! http://bit.ly

  • 04:59 Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

    Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

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    Check out Hot Mess: http://bit.ly/HotMessPBSDSThere are things you can do right now to help our climate--like investing in renewable energy. But today on Reactions, we're digging into a few of the weirdest climate change-combating ideas out there. Subscri

  • 16:27 We Tested Googles Tips for Getting Stains Out of Your Clothes. Youre Welcome.

    We Tested Googles Tips for Getting Stains Out of Your Clothes. Youre Welcome.

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    Stained your shirt but dont have time for a spin cycle? Your first impulse is probably to whip out your phone and start Googling. But how reliable are the quick stain removal tips you come across? This week on Reactions, we try out a bunch of those tips a

  • 03:50 Is Superhero Strength Real?

    Is Superhero Strength Real?

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    Youve probably heard stories about mothers lifting cars to save their baby trapped underneath--but is that just an urban myth? This week on Reactions we talk about superhero strength and the chemistry behind whats possible. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSRea

  • 03:54 A Cloud Weighs. How Much?

    A Cloud Weighs. How Much?

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    PBSDS Survey: https://www.pbsresearch.org/c/r/Reactions_YTvideoImagine 300 midsize cars floating above your head--thats how much your average fluffy cloud weighs. So why doesnt it come crashing down on you? This week on Reactions we explore the chemistry

  • 06:31 Why Are We Dumping Fertilizer on Forest Fires?

    Why Are We Dumping Fertilizer on Forest Fires?

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    When wildfires break out on hot, windy days they pose a serious threat to people and the environment. This week on Reactions, learn how were using fertilizer to keep dangerous blazes at bay. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactionsFacebook! http://facebook.c

  • 04:53 The Top 5 Strangest Poisons That Can Kill You

    The Top 5 Strangest Poisons That Can Kill You

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    There are some crazy poisons in this world of ours, and theyre often found in things youd least expect. In this weeks episode of Reactions, we break down our top 5. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactionsFacebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactionsTwitter! ht

  • 04:18 Can We Make Ocean Water Drinkable -- and Should We?

    Can We Make Ocean Water Drinkable -- and Should We?

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    We need water to survive--and Earth is covered in it! Unfortunately, almost all of that water is salty. In this weeks episode of Reactions find out why getting freshwater from ocean water is a lot trickier than you might imagine. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/

  • 05:29 How Pee Helped Win the Revolutionary War (Maybe...) - July 4th Special Episode

    How Pee Helped Win the Revolutionary War (Maybe...) - July 4th Special Episode

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    Old school gunpowder is really called black powder, and it was so crucial to the Revolutionary War effort that we went to great (and gross) lengths to try and make it. This week on Reactions, find out what exactly those lengths were.Subscribe! http://bit.

  • 06:08 What Does the Moon Smell Like?

    What Does the Moon Smell Like?

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    After walking on the Moon astronauts hopped back into their lunar lander, bringing Moon dust with them. They were surprised, and perplexed, to find that it smelled like spent gunpowder. This week on Reactions, learn why Moon dust might smell like the afte

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  • 04:20 What is Ringworm and How Do You Get Rid of It?

    What is Ringworm and How Do You Get Rid of It?

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    Did you know ringworm is not actually a worm? This week on Reactions find out what ringworm is, how the culprit feeds on your skin, hair, and nails, and learn how to not be its next meal.Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactionsFacebook! http://facebook.com/A

  • 05:30 What Causes the Northern Lights (and where you should see them)

    What Causes the Northern Lights (and where you should see them)

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    Learn more about Hack the Moon at https://wehackthemoon.comEvery winter thousands of tourists head north hoping to catch a glimpse the luminous auroras dancing in the sky. In this episode of Reactions, were sharing tips on how to increase your chances of

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  • 04:22 Why is Carbon the Key to Life? (On Earth, Anyway)

    Why is Carbon the Key to Life? (On Earth, Anyway)

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    One element is the backbone of all forms of life weve ever discovered on Earth: carbon. Number six on the periodic table is, to the best of our knowledge, impossible to live without. In this episode of Reactions, discover what makes carbon so exceptional,

  • 04:16 How Thomas Edison Changed The World

    How Thomas Edison Changed The World

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    This week Reactions is taking a look at some history of chemistry. We went to Thomas Edison's lab to take a firsthand look at the science he worked on. Thomas Edison is hands-down one of the greatest inventors in history. He also had a love of chemistry t

  • 03:36 What the Smell of Freshly Cut Grass Really Means...

    What the Smell of Freshly Cut Grass Really Means...

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    Spring is in the air! It’s time to mow the lawn and breathe in the smell of freshly cut grass. But this pleasant springtime scent may actually be a chemical cry for help. In the latest Reactions episode, we explain how plants communicate, their chemical r

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  • 04:04 How Does Pepper Spray Work?

    How Does Pepper Spray Work?

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    Personal safety is something we all should take seriously. Whether it’s walking down a dark street at night or fighting off grizzly bears on the trail, pepper spray is an effective tool to fend off an attacker and get safely away. But have you ever though

  • 03:56 How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell

    How to Get Rid of Skunk Smell

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    Skunks are nocturnal animals that prefer to keep to themselves. However, when they sense danger, this lurking purveyor of biochemical warfare unleashes its primary defense mechanism: a nasty-smelling spray. Similar to tear gas, the scent is so strong it c

  • 04:31 Why Do Clothes Shrink in the Wash?

    Why Do Clothes Shrink in the Wash?

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    Knowing the do’s and don’ts of washing your clothes can be difficult, but chemistry has got your back. With a quick lesson in textile chemistry, you’ll be able to understand the different fabrics that make up your clothes. This week on Reactions, we’ll ex

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  • 04:41 White, Green, Black, and Oolong Tea: What's the Difference?

    White, Green, Black, and Oolong Tea: What's the Difference?

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    Did you know that many different types of tea come from the same plant? It’s pretty amazing, considering the various flavors and colors, but what really sets each tea apart are the chemical changes that happen in the leaves during production. This week on

  • 04:14 Popular Why Are Birds Different Colors?

    Why Are Birds Different Colors?

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    There are thousands of species of birds and with great numbers come great biodiversity. Birds are among the most colorful animals on the planet so today we're taking a look at how birds use science to employ a wide range of chemical and physical tricks wh

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  • 04:35 Are We Running Out of Helium?

    Are We Running Out of Helium?

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    Did you realize that just like certain animals here on Earth, there are endangered elements too? For example, we’re constantly losing helium, a gas that defies gravity and escapes our atmosphere into space. This incredible element is in high demand all ov

  • 05:00 Women in Chemistry: Heroes of the Periodic Table

    Women in Chemistry: Heroes of the Periodic Table

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    To honor women’s history month in the international year of the periodic table, today we wanted to share the story of two of chemistry’s most brilliant and bold women and their paths of elemental discovery -- because what they brought to the table changed

  • 05:38 Why Dog Food STINKS!

    Why Dog Food STINKS!

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    Have you ever thought about how strange it is that dogs eat these dry, weird smelling bits of food for their entire lives and never get sick of them? This truly is a scientific puzzle and there are many different types of dog food formulas on the market.

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  • 04:51 How Does Hair Dye Work?

    How Does Hair Dye Work?

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    Whether you need a disguise to run from the law or are just trying to emulate *NSYNC-era frosted tips, you may need some chemical assistance to put the hue in your do. But in order to understand how today’s hair salon works, the story of hair color really

  • 05:20 Can Mixing Cleaning Chemicals Kill You?

    Can Mixing Cleaning Chemicals Kill You?

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    You can check out Google's Science Journal app at http://g.co/ScienceJournal When things start looking grimy in the bathroom, and it’s time to whip out yellow gloves, the only thing that matters is getting the job done as soon as possible. So you open the

  • 03:16 Popular Is White Chocolate Actually Chocolate?

    Is White Chocolate Actually Chocolate?

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    Today we’re showing our love for the redheaded stepchild of the chocolate world, white chocolate. It may lack the rich flavor of milk chocolate and the glossy brown color of dark chocolate. Many people even argue it’s not really chocolate at all. What is

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  • 05:33 How Did the 80s Get Hair So Big?

    How Did the 80s Get Hair So Big?

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    The 80s was a decade full of neon leg warmers, power ballads, and big hair. But how did we get that big hair so bad it’s good? A little bit of teasing and a lot of chemistry. This week Ms. Beautyphile helps us tackle the science behind perms and crimping

  • 05:19 Does Shaving Cream Do Anything?

    Does Shaving Cream Do Anything?

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    Whether you rock sideburns or baby-smooth legs, all shavers share one concern –– the threat of razor-sharp metal. But luckily, shaving cream packs the right chemistry to keep us looking good while protecting our sensitive skin. What is this fantastic foam

  • 04:02 Why Flamingos Are Pink and so STRONG

    Why Flamingos Are Pink and so STRONG

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    Flamingos may be synonymous with tacky lawn ornaments, but we’re here to tell you they’re one of the most hardcore animals on the planet. They survive where almost nothing else can. And they’re pink too. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! htt

  • 04:12 Citrus Scent DEBUNKED!

    Citrus Scent DEBUNKED!

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    So we really messed up on this one. Even we can have a difficult time with R and S Limonene! We appreciate your patience with this video and here it is for the final time. Rest assured everything in here is accurate and correct. We messed up! A while ago

  • 04:55 Can Plastic Be Composted?

    Can Plastic Be Composted?

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    Thanks to the demands of eco-conscious consumers, biodegradable and compostable plastics are cropping up everywhere. Are these green plastics the solution to our throwaway lifestyle? Well -- it’s complicated. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook

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  • 04:35 Why Don’t Antarctic Fish Freeze to Death?

    Why Don’t Antarctic Fish Freeze to Death?

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    Fish living in the oceans around Antarctica seem like they should freeze to death. But notothenioids have it all figured out, thanks to the antifreeze proteins in their blood! Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReaction

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  • 04:11 Should Santa Wear a Flame Retardant Suit?

    Should Santa Wear a Flame Retardant Suit?

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    Flame-retardant chemicals can slow the spread of fire in homes and garments. But are these compounds naughty or nice? This week on Reactions, we ask whether old Saint Nick might want a flame-retardant suit...or choose to opt out. More PBS Digital Studios

  • 04:54 What Makes Kimchi So Delicious?

    What Makes Kimchi So Delicious?

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    It’s the fermented food most requested by you, the viewers! What makes kimchi sour and spicy, yet also surprisingly rich and buttery? This week on Reactions, it’s the chemistry of kimchi. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com

  • 05:10 How to Survive the Snow and Ice

    How to Survive the Snow and Ice

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    From artificial snow to how to deal with a car stuck in slush, here’s our chilly compilation of snow and ice chemistry! Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! ht

  • 04:47 How Does Low-Dose Aspirin Work?

    How Does Low-Dose Aspirin Work?

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    You ever see those commercials suggesting people take a tiny dose of aspirin every day? It’s an amount so small it doesn’t really work for pain relief, yet taking low-dose aspirin is fairly common, among those at risk for heart attacks or stroke. Here’s w

  • 05:14 Why Does Humidity Feel Gross?

    Why Does Humidity Feel Gross?

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    Relative humidity, dew point, heat index... trying to figure out what to wear from all these buzzy weather words is enough to make you sweat! But fear not, today we're giving you a break down on how to use the local weather report to your advantage, and h

  • 02:54 Thanksgiving Turkey Compilation

    Thanksgiving Turkey Compilation

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    Enjoy this compilation of Thanksgiving turkey chemical deliciousness! We’re celebrating the holiday with our favorite food science bits and pieces. More PBS Digital Studios Goodness here! https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOqKjV9WNrIXRphDssM

  • 04:37 How is Leather Made?

    How is Leather Made?

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    How does animal hide become leather? We still don’t fully understand the chemistry of tanning, but the basic steps are thousands of years old. In this week’s episode of Reactions, learn how leather is made. More PBS Digital Studios Goodness here! https://

  • 04:53 Fact or Fiction: Uncooked Rice is Bad for Birds

    Fact or Fiction: Uncooked Rice is Bad for Birds

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    You may have heard that throwing rice at weddings will hurt wild birds. But we’re here to say that myth isn’t backed up by the science -- and we can prove it with chemistry. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions

  • 05:29 Do Astronauts Need Sunscreen?

    Do Astronauts Need Sunscreen?

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    How do astronauts survive the deadly radiation of deep space? NASA is still figuring out how to protect astronauts from cosmic radiation -- like plastic shielding and magnetic deflectors. Learn more about National Chemistry Week here! https://www.acs.org/

  • 03:42 Why Tardigrades are Some of the Most Hardcore Critters on the Planet

    Why Tardigrades are Some of the Most Hardcore Critters on the Planet

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    It can survive drying out, extreme heat and cold, and even exposure to vacuum. The humble tardigrade can be found practically anywhere there’s enough water for it to live, and quite a few places there isn’t. This weird, ugly-cute little guy’s secret comes

  • 04:10 How Do You Catch Fruit Flies?

    How Do You Catch Fruit Flies?

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  • 04:45 The Ultimate Donut Battle: Cake vs. Yeast

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