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Low Emission Biogas Also Produces Fertilizer

September 11, 2015 9:28 am | by Reuters Videos Comments

A new method of removing toxic hydrogen sulfide from biogas could revolutionize the renewable gas industry, says inventor Andrew White.


The Chemistry of Football Helmets: The Last Line of Defense

September 10, 2015 9:40 am | by Reactions Videos Comments

To kick off this football season, Reactions looks at everything that goes into a football helmet and how chemistry helps keep players safe.


This Much Will Kill You

September 9, 2015 9:43 am | by AsapSCIENCE Videos Comments

How much mercury, coffee, alcohol, water and even cherries would it take to kill you? Find out the deadly dosage for several everyday chemicals.


The Chemistry of Staying Awake (Without Caffeine)

September 8, 2015 10:45 am | by Reactions Videos Comments

You’re tired and you need an energy boost, but you don’t want the jitters from caffeine. What to do? Here are some chemistry-backed tips — one of which involves cats — to boost your productivity and stay awake without refilling the coffee cup. 


Drilling Boom Increases Harmful Waste Spills

September 8, 2015 10:21 am | by Associated Press Videos Comments

Salt water waste or brine spills, a by-product of oil and gas exploration, are a largely unreported environmental problem according to an Associated Press investigation of state records. 


How do Optical Illusions Work?

August 20, 2015 2:49 pm | by Inside Science Videos Comments

This collaboration between the American Chemical Society and Inside Science TV, explains how optical illusions work, so you can understand the science behind the trickery.


In The Mix: Can You Make Heroin at Home?

August 19, 2015 10:31 am | by Meagan Parrish, Kari Imberg, Jesse Osborne, Editors Videos Comments

In this episode we’re tackling these questions: Could one word could hogtie the pork industry? Can you make heroin at home? And, where’s the beef?


U.K. Plans Roads That Charge Electric Cars as They Drive

August 19, 2015 9:59 am | by Bloomberg Business Videos Comments

Today’s "BWest Byte" is $779 million, for the amount of money the British government is committing over the next five years to construct roads that will wirelessly charge electric cars as they drive.


Does Febreze Really Work?

August 17, 2015 4:25 pm | by Reactions Videos Comments

Almost all of us have used some type of odor eliminator like Febreze to un-stink a room. These sprays can work wonders, but how do they actually work? Do they really remove the smell or just mask it?


Must-Know Facts About The EPA’s Toxic Water Spill

August 14, 2015 9:45 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor Videos Comments

The EPA was in the news this week for all the wrong reasons after it accidentally unleashed millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a Colorado river. What does this mean for the environment and for the EPA? We’re diving into the sludge to find out on today’s In The Mix.


Why Does Coffee Make You Poop?

August 13, 2015 9:55 am | by Reactions Videos Comments

Some of you folks out there know first hand that a cup of coffee almost immediately means a trip to the bathroom. But what's inside a cup of coffee that makes you have to go #2?


What The Sugar Industry Doesn't Want You to Know

August 12, 2015 9:28 am | by CNN Money Videos Comments

How much sugar should you eat? The FDA wants to tell you, but the sugar industry has spent $168 million fighting measures like this since 2009.


Oil Futures Signal Weak Prices Could Last Years

August 11, 2015 9:59 am | by Wall Street Journal Videos Comments

Congress may lift a ban on oil exports in September which could impact the economy and global oil market as oil futures continue to look bleak.


Can Radiation Give You Superpowers?

August 11, 2015 9:48 am | by Reactions Videos Comments

The Thing, Human Torch, Invisible Woman and Mister Fantastic are back this summer! In the new reboot, the team gets its powers while in an alternate dimension. But this is the original way the Fantastic Four got their power: radiation.


The Truth Behind The Label: “Probably Causes Cancer”

August 10, 2015 10:09 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor Videos Comments

What does it really mean when the International Agency for Research on Cancer calls something a “possible” or “probable” carcinogen? We’re reading between the headlines on today’s In The Mix.



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