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In honor of St. Paddy's Day, we decided to take a closer, chemical look into what makes redheads stand out from the crowd.
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Reactions runs through the science of distance running: why muscles burn, how sweat cools the body and the chemistry of Marathons.
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Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens with its intense plot will have you on the edge of your seat. But is it possible to create a real-life lightsaber or build a Death Star laser?
In the Fallout 4 video game, the story features people who survived a nuclear war by hiding in shelters. Here, we look at how to survival a world full radiation.
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We explain the original way the Fantastic Four got their power – radiation – with help from SciPop Talks.
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This week, Reactions looks at the chemistry of the Avengers, including Tony Stark’s suit, Captain America’s shield and Black Widow’s super-fast healing.
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Like it or not, Reactions is back with round two of chemistry jokes.
Blue jeans are among the most popular clothing items in the entire world. But how did Levi Strauss get his “workwear” so blue?
If there’s one man in Hollywood that knows the value of chemistry, it’s Michael Bay.
We are getting to the bottom of one of the biggest quandaries in science: Why dogs sniff each other’s butts.
The 2014 World Cup "brazuca" is different from most other soccer balls out there, and our pals over at the Compound Interest blog dug in to find out why.
Dr. Raychelle Burks shares her thoughts on using pop culture in science communication.
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The survivors on "The Walking Dead" can learn a lot from chemistry when fighting off walkers. In this video, Dr. Raychelle Burks explains her idea for a "death cologne".
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