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Why does baking powder say “double acting” on the container? Is that better than single...
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What happens to plastic bottles when you recycle them? Do they get made into fresh...
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Every medicine you buy has an expiration date printed on it somewhere, but does it...
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Have you ever popped a balloon with just an orange peel? This chemistry party trick is a...
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Yellowstone National Park’s hot springs have incredible geochemistry thanks to being part...
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To beat the summer heat, we turn to air conditioning. But that sweet, cool relief isn’t...
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Do you really need a slow cooker, rice cooker, sous vide immersion circulator, and a...
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Some cheeses, like Epoisses, are so legendarily stinky they’re supposedly banned on...
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We tried to use chemistry to change hydrangea flowers from red to blue. It didn’t work...
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Surstromming, Swedish for sour herring, is legendary for its powerful stink. But it's all...
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Savvy gardeners know that they can fine-tune they color of their hydrangea blooms by just...
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Are you breathing air molecules that were once exhaled by Caesar, Joan of Arc, or Madame...
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If you know that seashells are made of basically the same stuff as chalk, you might have...
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There’s nothing weirder than biting into a cake donut when you’re expecting the texture...
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What do chameleons have to do with nanotechnology? These color-changing lizards are some...
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Ever wonder how milk becomes cheese? We asked about the science and the microbes that go...
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Melatonin is a supplement that’s supposed to help you sleep. But does it work? What’s the...
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If you’re in a car accident, you want to be sure your airbags protect you. And they work...
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This ice burns because it’s actually methane trapped in water. This week on Reactions, we...
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Pouring gasoline, alcohol, or other fuel over a flame can cause a ten-foot fireball to...
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Olives are a strange food: a fruit that you can’t buy fresh, just swimming in salty brine...
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There’s a sweet smell in the air after it rains, whether it’s a spring shower or a summer...
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How do we know the half-life of uranium? How do you recover gold that’s been dissolved in...
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Cows burp up a lot of methane thanks to the chemistry of their digestion. And since...
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These green and black preserved eggs don’t really look like food, but the chemistry of...
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We all love detective crime dramas and TV shows, like CSI Miami, Law and Order, Magnum P....
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How can your nose go blind to certain smells? Why don’t hand sanitizers dissolve your...
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This week, it's the everyday chemistry of hot cocoa powder. From the chocolate mix to the...
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It’s easy to look at the white trail behind a jet aircraft and imagine all manner of...


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