How To Get Rid of Beer Foam Fast

How To Get Rid of Beer Foam Fast

Party foul! You pour a beer but it’s more head than body. Don’t want to get a foam mustache? Chemistry’s got your back. So say you pour a beer but it’s all foam. Do you wait? Try to drink through it? Grab a straw. Just kidding. There is a better way. Find something oily like Read more about How To Get Rid of Beer Foam Fast[…]

Can You Make Beer with Helium?-Speaking of Chemistry

Can You Make Beer with Helium?-Speaking of Chemistry

Every year, some cheeky brewers with high-pitched voices post videos claiming they’ve made beer with helium instead of CO2 or nitrogen. Then Internet nerds expose the videos as pranks. What gets lost in this perpetual cycle, though, is that you can actually make helium beer. Stay tuned to see how our friends did it and Read more about Can You Make Beer with Helium?-Speaking of Chemistry[…]

How Do Breathalyzers Work?

How Do Breathalyzers Work?

So it’s Saint Patrick’s Day weekend and you’re having a few drinks with friends. Don’t make the incredibly stupid decision to get behind the wheel. If you do, you might see those blue lights in your rear-view mirror, and an officer pulling out one of these (portable breath test). Think you can beat the test? Read more about How Do Breathalyzers Work?[…]

How Do Hand Sanitizers Work?

How Do Hand Sanitizers Work?

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are the ubiquitous little squeeze-bottle heroes of airports and hospitals, our allies against the flu and supposedly effective against all the things that ail ya. But what’s in there? And is it true that they kill 99.99% of germs, as popular brands claim? Most popular hand sanitizers are alcohol-based. The active ingredient Read more about How Do Hand Sanitizers Work?[…]

Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Safe?

Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Safe?

In tiny quantities, it’s essential to life. Combined with hydrogen, it takes the nickname glass-eater. Combined with calcium, phosphorus, and oxygen, it can re-strengthen the hardest substance in the human body. It’s fluoride. Fluoride is found naturally in soil and water, but some places have far more than others. And because of that, scientists in Read more about Is Fluoride in Drinking Water Safe?[…]

7 Wine Facts & Myths

7 Wine Facts & Myths

We all know at least one wine snob who insists on decanting the wine to “let it breathe” and swirling his glass and saying things like he can smell the gooseberry notes. But is there any merit to this pretentious pomp and circumstance? To get you some top shelf wine knowledge, we went to UC Read more about 7 Wine Facts & Myths[…]

How to Save Smelly Wine - Chemistry Life Hacks

How to Save Smelly Wine – Chemistry Life Hacks

CHEMISTRY LIFE HACKS HOW TO SAVE A SPOILED BOTTLE OF WINE So you’ve had a brutal day, andearned yourself a moment to breathe, take a seat, and enjoy a glass of wine from that lonely bottlethat’s been waiting for you. You crack it open, pour yourselfa glass only to find that your wine stinks likematchsticks Read more about How to Save Smelly Wine – Chemistry Life Hacks[…]

Altering the immune system to reverse paralysis (video)

Altering the immune system to reverse paralysis (video)

good morning I'm Sophie Ragnar welcome to this news briefing from the 250 third national meeting and exposition at the American Chemical Society in San Francisco we're joined today by dr. Christopher Joule from the University of Maryland he will be talking to us about his work on altering the immune system to reverse paralysis Read more about Altering the immune system to reverse paralysis (video)[…]

The Chemistry of Alcohol and Hangovers - Bytesize Science

The Chemistry of Alcohol and Hangovers – Bytesize Science

st. Patrick's days here and there are many ways to celebrate like Irish soda bread for breakfast or corned beef and cabbage for dinner a lot of people on the other hand you st. Patty's Day as an excuse to overdo it at the bar but we wouldn't recommend it if you do go for Read more about The Chemistry of Alcohol and Hangovers – Bytesize Science[…]