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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


​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


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


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


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


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


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


'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


Chemistry in Ultra HD shows science like you've never seen it

Discover dancing fluorescent droplets, crystal gardens and watery clouds of chemicals in this new video compilation from BeautifulChemistry.net.

By October 6, 2014


Steve Jobs lauded by Apple execs on fourth anniversary of his death

CEO Tim Cook, iTunes head Eddy Cue and others remember Apple's co-founder in messages posted to the company's internal site. One recalls the time Jobs mooned Al Gore.

By October 5, 2015