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chemistry

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​Appliance Science: The firm chemistry of gelatin

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.

By September 10, 2015

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​Appliance Science: The compressed chemistry of carbonation

What puts the fizz into fizzy drinks? Appliance Science looks at the science behind carbonated drinks like soda, pop, Coke or Pepsi.

By August 26, 2015

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Appliance Science: Edible water bottles and the strange chemistry of spherification

Could a modernist food technique create a new, less wasteful way to package water? Appliance Science looks at the curious chemistry of spherification.

By July 14, 2015

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The chemistry is out there: 'X-Files' stars share a moment onstage

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.

By May 13, 2015

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Chemistry lesson: Here's how your microbrew was born

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.

By March 16, 2015

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Appliance Science: The well-done physics and chemistry of the toaster

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.

By February 2, 2015

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Appliance Science: The Clean Chemistry of Laundry Detergents

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.

By January 20, 2015

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'Cannabis Chemistry' explains the why behind the high

A new video from the American Chemical Society examines the science behind getting high and how some labs are working to prevent "killer" buzzes.

By April 22, 2014

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Cycling world stunned by alleged 'technological doping'

Technically Incorrect: Who needs drugs when you can plant an actual engine on your bike?

By February 1, 2016

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Curiosity rover's sandy Mars selfie puts dunes in perspective

NASA's Curiosity rover delivers another enchanting selfie from the surface of Mars as technicians back on Earth try to sort out a problem with the vehicle's sampling system.

By February 1, 2016