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Chinese Paraxylene Plant Erupts in Flames, Injuring at Least 6

April 7, 2015 9:41 am | by The Associated Press Videos Comments

Six people were hospitalized and hundreds of firefighters deployed to fight a hydrocarbon fire following an explosion at a plant in southern China that produces the toxic chemical paraxylene.

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Family Severely Sickened by Exposure to Banned Pesticide While on Vacation

April 6, 2015 9:48 am | by CNN Videos Comments

A family of four became severely ill after exposure to methyl bromide, which is banned for indoor use in the U.S. The family's attorney reported that when found, the father was in a coma and the mother and two teen sons were having seizures.

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A Laughing Matter: Jokes From The Chemistry Lab

April 1, 2015 5:21 pm | by Reactions Videos Comments

Take a break from your day and LOL at a few cornball chemistry jokes.

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Pipeline Nation: America’s Broken Industry

April 1, 2015 9:52 am | by VICE News Videos Comments

VICE News traveled to Glendive, Montana, to visit the site of a pipeline spill that dumped more than 50,000 gallons of oil into the Yellowstone River, to find out why the industry has such weak regulatory oversight.

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Graphene Light Bulb Made of 'Wonder Material'

March 30, 2015 9:48 am | by BBC News Videos Comments

The "wonder material," which is stronger than steel, could be used in batteries, in membranes to purify water, in coatings and in pharmaceuticals.

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$20 Oil Could Be a Reality if This Happens

March 24, 2015 3:43 pm | by Bloomberg Business Videos Comments

The U.S. is pumping so much oil it's running out of places to stash it, and that could have a big impact on oil prices.

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Hypoallergenic Isn't Really a Thing

March 23, 2015 9:47 am | by CEN Online Videos Comments

It’s a simple claim made on thousands of personal care products for adults and kids: hypoallergenic. But what does that actually mean?

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Craft Beer Chemistry

March 19, 2015 3:51 pm | by Reactions Videos Comments

Drink up to this fun video about the chemistry that gives craft beers their many distinctive flavors.

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Dow Chemical's Secret Sauce

March 19, 2015 3:36 pm | by Fox Business Videos Comments

Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris discusses why lower crude prices are a benefit for his company, and where he looks to profit outside the U.S.

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Metal Pieces Found in Kraft Mac And Cheese Packaging Prompts Massive Recall

March 18, 2015 9:29 am | by CBS This Morning Videos Comments

Kraft is recalling more than 6.5 million boxes of its original flavor of macaroni and cheese. Some customers found small pieces of metal in the packaging. The recall reaches into the Caribbean and South America in addition to the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

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Venture Deep Inside a Ukrainian Coal Mine

March 16, 2015 4:07 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info Videos Comments

"It's a job from hell," says a young man in this video whose father was killed while working in a mine.

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Lumber Liquidators CEO Makes Surprising Admission

March 13, 2015 3:08 pm | by CBS News Videos Comments

During a conference call, Lumber Liquidators CEO Rob Lynch responded to a "60 Minutes" report that exposed excessive levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde in the glue used to bind the company's wood.

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OPEC Days Numbered?

March 12, 2015 10:04 am Videos Comments

The days of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) could be numbered, according to a new report from the World Bank. It claims the cartel of oil producers is losing its influence on global prices due to changing market conditions and technological advances.  

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Why Cheap Oil Doesn't Stop The Drilling

March 9, 2015 5:13 pm | by Bloomberg Business Videos Comments

If oil rigs lead to new wells, fewer rigs should lead to less oil, right? Not necessarily.

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From Chemical Engineer to Bourbon Master Taster

March 9, 2015 9:47 am | by Bloomberg Business Videos Comments

Marianne Barnes, a 28-year-old former chemical engineer, is the master taster for Brown-Forman and Woodford Reserve. Her job involves making sure the product tastes top notch before it hits shelves.

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