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Season 2
Episode 61
There are many ways to find out if you’re pregnant. One is to wait and see. For those of...
Season 2
Episode 59
Skunks are nocturnal animals that prefer to keep to themselves. However, when they sense...
Season 2
Episode 58
Knowing the do’s and don’ts of washing your clothes can be difficult, but chemistry has...
Season 2
Episode 57
Did you know that many different types of tea come from the same plant? It’s pretty...
Season 2
Episode 56
There are thousands of species of birds and with great numbers come great biodiversity....
Season 2
Episode 55
To honor women’s history month in the international year of the periodic table, today we...
Season 2
Episode 53
Have you ever thought about how strange it is that dogs eat these dry, weird smelling...
Season 2
Episode 51
When things start looking grimy in the bathroom, and it’s time to whip out yellow gloves...
Season 2
Episode 50
The 80s was a decade full of neon leg warmers, power ballads, and big hair. But how did...
Season 2
Episode 49
Today we’re showing our love for the redheaded stepchild of the chocolate world, white...
Season 2
Episode 47
Flamingos may be synonymous with tacky lawn ornaments, but we’re here to tell you they’re...
Season 2
Episode 46
So we really messed up on this one. Even we can have a difficult time with R and S...
Season 2
Episode 45
Thanks to the demands of eco-conscious consumers, biodegradable and compostable plastics...
Season 2
Episode 44
You ever see those commercials suggesting people take a tiny dose of aspirin every day?...
Season 2
Episode 42
It’s the fermented food most requested by you, the viewers! What makes kimchi sour and...
Season 2
Episode 41
Flame-retardant chemicals can slow the spread of fire in homes and garments. But are...
Season 2
Episode 40
Fish living in the oceans around Antarctica seem like they should freeze to death. But...
Season 2
Episode 39
Relative humidity, dew point, heat index... trying to figure out what to wear from all...
Season 2
Episode 38
How does animal hide become leather? We still don’t fully understand the chemistry of...
Season 2
Episode 37
You may have heard that throwing rice at weddings will hurt wild birds. But we’re here to...
Season 2
Episode 36
How do astronauts survive the deadly radiation of deep space? NASA is still figuring out...
Season 2
Episode 35
You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar--or do you? This week on Reactions, we...
Season 2
Episode 34
It can survive drying out, extreme heat and cold, and even exposure to vacuum. The humble...
Season 2
Episode 33
We wanted to know if enough tea was dumped in Boston harbor during the Boston tea party...
Season 2
Episode 32
It’s a much-loved, protein-packed Japanese food standby. It’s also made of slimy, stinky...
Season 2
Episode 31
Some clothing makers try to harness the antibacterial power of silver to combat the smell...
Season 2
Episode 30
Eye crusties, sleep, sand, eye boogers. What’s that stuff in the corner of your eyes when...
Season 2
Episode 29
Why does baking powder say “double acting” on the container? Is that better than single...
Season 2
Episode 28
What happens to plastic bottles when you recycle them? Do they get made into fresh...
Season 2
Episode 27
Every medicine you buy has an expiration date printed on it somewhere, but does it...
Season 2
Episode 26
Have you ever popped a balloon with just an orange peel? This chemistry party trick is a...
Season 2
Episode 25
Yellowstone National Park’s hot springs have incredible geochemistry thanks to being part...
Season 2
Episode 24
To beat the summer heat, we turn to air conditioning. But that sweet, cool relief isn’t...
Season 2
Episode 23
Do you really need a slow cooker, rice cooker, sous vide immersion circulator, and a...
Season 2
Episode 22
Some cheeses, like Epoisses, are so legendarily stinky they’re supposedly banned on...
Season 2
Episode 21
We tried to use chemistry to change hydrangea flowers from red to blue. It didn’t work...
Season 2
Episode 20
Surstromming, Swedish for sour herring, is legendary for its powerful stink. But it's all...
Season 2
Episode 19
Savvy gardeners know that they can fine-tune they color of their hydrangea blooms by just...
Season 2
Episode 18
Are you breathing air molecules that were once exhaled by Caesar, Joan of Arc, or Madame...
Season 2
Episode 17
If you know that seashells are made of basically the same stuff as chalk, you might have...
Season 2
Episode 16
There’s nothing weirder than biting into a cake donut when you’re expecting the texture...
Season 2
Episode 15
What do chameleons have to do with nanotechnology? These color-changing lizards are some...
Season 2
Episode 14
Ever wonder how milk becomes cheese? We asked about the science and the microbes that go...
Season 2
Episode 13
Melatonin is a supplement that’s supposed to help you sleep. But does it work? What’s the...
Season 2
Episode 12
If you’re in a car accident, you want to be sure your airbags protect you. And they work...
Season 2
Episode 11
This ice burns because it’s actually methane trapped in water. This week on Reactions, we...
Season 2
Episode 10
Pouring gasoline, alcohol, or other fuel over a flame can cause a ten-foot fireball to...
Season 2
Episode 9
Olives are a strange food: a fruit that you can’t buy fresh, just swimming in salty brine...
Season 2
Episode 8
There’s a sweet smell in the air after it rains, whether it’s a spring shower or a summer...
Season 2
Episode 7
How do we know the half-life of uranium? How do you recover gold that’s been dissolved in...
Season 2
Episode 6
Cows burp up a lot of methane thanks to the chemistry of their digestion. And since...
Season 2
Episode 5
These green and black preserved eggs don’t really look like food, but the chemistry of...
Season 2
Episode 4
We all love detective crime dramas and TV shows, like CSI Miami, Law and Order, Magnum P....
Season 2
Episode 3
How can your nose go blind to certain smells? Why don’t hand sanitizers dissolve your...
Season 2
Episode 2
This week, it's the everyday chemistry of hot cocoa powder. From the chocolate mix to the...
Season 2
Episode 1
It’s easy to look at the white trail behind a jet aircraft and imagine all manner of...

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