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chemistry

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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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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

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Richard III bone chemistry reveals royal life of luxury

Isotope analysis of the bones of the last Plantagenet king has revealed fascinating details about how he lived his life.

By August 17, 2014

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Student's brilliant chemistry joke in yearbook upsets teachers

A star chemistry student offers a periodic table joke beyond any other. Some don't get it -- at first.

By May 21, 2014

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Appliance Science: The Internet of Toasters (and other things)

The Internet of Things may be the next big thing in appliances, in which your oven, your fridge and other things around your home will talk to your phone and to each other. Appliance Science looks at the science and technology behind the chatty appliances you'll be buying in a few years.

By March 2, 2015

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Game-changing $5 chemistry set inspired by music box

A Stanford researcher reinvents the chemistry set completely in the form of an inexpensive gizmo modeled after a hand-crank music box.

By April 10, 2014

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Ferrofluid makes the lava lamp cool again

A new desk lamp is taking over from the lava lamp -- by replacing the boring old wax lava with interactive magnetic fluid.

By March 2, 2015

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The surprising science of blue jeans

A new video shows how jeans get blue, while new research from UC Berkeley shows how the dye used to get them that way could get greener.

By February 25, 2015