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Thanks to 30 years’ of color-changing chemistry, the Statue of Liberty is an iconic green symbol of freedom. But what’s her original color?
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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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Thanksgiving's just around the corner and we're bringing you the do's and don'ts of turkey frying, so that you don’t burn your house down this year.
Reactions runs through the science of distance running: why muscles burn, how sweat cools the body and the chemistry of Marathons.
Before you stuff your face with candy until you max out this Halloween, we want you to ask yourself how much is too much.
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.
We love horror films. In honor of those chased by monsters and zombies, we take a closer look at what happens chemically in your brain and body right before you die.
We explain the original way the Fantastic Four got their power – radiation – with help from SciPop Talks.
If you don’t have a tattoo, you probably at least know someone who does. In this video we explore what tattoo ink is made of, why this body art is permanent and other cool facts.
Chemistry plays a big role in your favorite tunes. Watch this week's Reactions episode, featuring a special appearance from BrainCraft's Vanessa Hill, to find out why.
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.
Could you make your own Game of Thrones Valyrian steel sword using real-life chemistry?
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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