Strawberries are sweet, juicy, and delightful. Unfortunately, they’re also attractive bait for a litany of pests and diseases. In 2016, an expiring federal pesticide exemption could mean the end of strawberries as we know them.
Kraft Foods’ packaging recall, a newly-discovered taste bud and all the hype surrounding printed pills.
What has made Elevance Renewable Sciences — a bio-based chemical company in Illinois — thrive in an oil-abundant market? We traveled to its headquarters to find out.
An affordable tidal power system deployed off the English and Welsh coasts could make a major contribution to Britain's future energy needs, say its designers.
President Obama takes tough and unprecedented steps to combat climate change through limiting emissions on coal-burning power plants.
If it’s summer and you want to take a dip in a lake, algae blooms can feel like your enemy. But before you wish the world could be rid of the toxic pond sludge, consider these three cool new ways scientists are using different types of algae.
If you don’t have a tattoo, you probably at least know someone who does — but what’s the chemistry behind tattoos? In this Reactions video we explore what tattoo ink is made of, why this body art is permanent (whether you like it or not) and other cool facts.
Gluten-free dieting, chemical-laden foods, and an ingredient more prone to obesity than sugar: We're busting away three trendy myths in food processing.
Have you ever wished you could hide under an invisibility cloak like Harry Potter or conceal your car with a Klingon cloaking device like in Star Trek? In a special bonus episode of Reactions, we celebrate the International Year of Light by exploring the science behind light, sight and invisibility.
This week we're looking at a bill that would allow the U.S. Postal Service to ship alcohol, new research on marijuana's ability to heal bones and at how Neil Young keeps on rockin' in the GMO world.
If you’re stumped in the wine aisle of the store, you’re not alone. Every bottle has unique nuances of taste and smell. How can something made of grapes smell buttery or taste like grass? Learn about the complex chemistry behind wine and then impress your friends at your next party thanks to Reactions.
Can these two start-ups change the auto industry by making a more affordable electric car battery?
This first installment to our new video series showcasing the latest news in the processing industries looks at GMO slamming, Blue Bell's comeback and soaring egg prices.
These tiny, little-known copepods appear to flash in and out of existence, and scientists are figuring out their trick. Their findings could inspire the next generation of reflective coatings and other optical technologies.
Red wine is full of antioxidants and some people have spent serious cash trying to harness the health benefits of these compounds by soaking in tubs full of vino. Speaking of Chemistry dips into wine science to find out if this unorthodox spa treatment is as wildly indulgent, and effective, as it sounds.