American Chemical Society posted a compelling look at the chemistry behind addiction in a new YouTube video.
Deaths by drug overdose -- particularly for heroin, which is sweeping across small-town America -- are on the rise. But as the latest video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series explains, addiction -- to drugs, alcohol, or any other destructive habit -- doesn't come as the result of some personal failing. Show More Summary
Safety will be prioritized if funding depends on it, Naveen Sangji argued at the American Chemical Society’s annual meeting.
American Chemical Society channel Reactions provides some chemistry based tips on how to stay alert and increase productivity without using caffeine. You’re tired and you need an energy boost, but you don’t want the jitters from caffeine. What to do? In this week’s video, we give you some chemistry-backed tips — one of which involves […]
At the 250th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society this week, researchers from MIT, Harvard Med School, and the FDA are showing off a new field test that can quickly screen people for Ebola, yellow fever, and dengue. Show More Summary
The buzz from this week’s American Chemical Society (ACS) meeting in Boston is a report that lice in at least 25 states have become resistant to the most commonly used treatment, pyrethroids. Two lice viewed under an electron microscope. Note the claws used to grasp onto individual hairs. Credit: CDC Pyrethroids include [...]
When I imagine a sophisticated new technology to improve the efficiency of solar panels, the discovery announced Tuesday at a meeting of the American Chemical Society is not what I’d expect. Instead of some whizz-bang nanotechnology, this new bit of solar tech is a clear, unassuming gel. Show More Summary
A new video from the American Chemical Society explains the science behind superpowers. Continue reading ? The post Why radiation can’t give you superpowers appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
A recent video by the American Chemical Society series Reactions ventures to explain the science behind why drinking coffee makes some people poop. Although scientists have looked into the matter, the process that leads about 30% of people from the coffee counter to the bathroom is not fully understood. The episode does explain the direct effects a […]
For some people, coffee brings on more than just a caffeine buzz. The latest video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series tackles its effects on our insides with science.So, yeah. About 30 percent of humans feel the need to defecate after drinking their morning joe. Show More Summary
Above, you can see the latest video in the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. You can also see me (yes, me) getting a tattoo! For science!My new tattoo is reeeeeally esoteric and not right side up but use your context clues pic.twitter.com/U0qjoV1aL0Read full article >>
Scientists and researchers are actively working on ways to make cloaking devices reality. A new video from the American Chemical Society shows us how.
A new research featured in the Environmental Science and Technology published by the American Chemical Society suggests that the fetus is more vulnerable to some pollutants with certain properties because they penetrate further into the feto-maternal system. Show More Summary
Cookout season is upon us, and it's time to science the heck out of your grilling game.In the latest video from the American Chemical Society's Reaction series, you can learn basically everything you ever wanted to know about meat chemistry. But here's what you need to know to make those steaks and burgers extra delicious (and also not carcinogenic, lol).Read full article >>
The American Chemical Society debunks the myths of the sugar substitute aspartame. Continue reading ? The post Chemistry explains why aspartame isn’t bad for you appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
How do hormones affect the appearance of gender? Many transgender people find themselves facing questions from others about what it means to transition. A new video from the American Chemical Society (ACS) explains the role that estrogen and testosterone can play in this process. Show More Summary
Wet dogs smell bad. We all know that. But why is it that every time Rover hits the H20 -- even when he takes a bath -- he ends up smelling like that? According to a new video from the American Chemical Society (above), that wet dog smell...Show More Summary
The American Chemical Society has had enough of hokey, blind demonization of anything deemed “unnatural” when it comes to food—and released a video on YouTube specifically aiming to debunk microwave fears.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that wet dogs are pretty stinky. In the latest video by the American Chemical Society, you can learn all about the science behind that stink.[You really do love your dog like it’s a baby]Read full article >>
A new video blog from the American Chemical Society explains the secret to great NYC bagels. Continue reading ? The post The secret to New York City bagels isn’t (just) in the water appeared first on PBS NewsHour.