How does a single chemical transform water into the tasty treat called Jell-O? We look at the chemistry of gelatin, the chemical behind Jell-O.
What puts the fizz into fizzy drinks? Appliance Science looks at the science behind carbonated drinks like soda, pop, Coke or Pepsi.
Could a modernist food technique create a new, less wasteful way to package water? Appliance Science looks at the curious chemistry of spherification.
Watch as David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, aka FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully on "The X-Files," sing together to promote Duchovny's upcoming album.
Raise a glass. With St. Patrick's Day just around the corner, the American Chemical Society pours a "Reactions" video showing what it takes to brew craft beer.
The humble toaster is a combination of physics and chemistry that produces a tasty treat. Find out all about the science of toasters and toast in appliance science.
How do your clothes go from filthy to grunge free? Through the chemistry of laundry detergent. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at the chemistry of clean clothes.
A new video from the American Chemical Society examines the science behind getting high and how some labs are working to prevent "killer" buzzes.
Discover dancing fluorescent droplets, crystal gardens and watery clouds of chemicals in this new video compilation from BeautifulChemistry.net.
Isotope analysis of the bones of the last Plantagenet king has revealed fascinating details about how he lived his life.