How Millions of Microscopic Fibers Are Ending Up in Our Bodies | The Swim

How Millions of Microscopic Fibers Are Ending Up in Our Bodies | The Swim

You may not be wearing an insulated wetsuit like Pacific swimmer Ben Lecomte, but part of the outfit you’re wearing right now is going to come in contact with the ocean eventually. The new invisible threat that they’re discovering is that microfiber from all our clothes ends up in the ocean, and now they’re finding Read more about How Millions of Microscopic Fibers Are Ending Up in Our Bodies | The Swim[…]

Is Beer Giving You Man Boobs?

Is Beer Giving You Man Boobs?

Mmm, IPAs. That bold, flavorful beer style that picks you up, calms you down, and gives you moobs. Wait, what? Hello everyone, Julian here for DNews. In the not too distant past, IPAs were all but unheard of. Suddenly within the last 5 years though, they’ve been revived in a major way by craft beer Read more about Is Beer Giving You Man Boobs?[…]

Science Confirms: Men With Beer Guts Are More Attractive And Live Longer

Science Confirms: Men With Beer Guts Are More Attractive And Live Longer

The ideal body for a man has changed several times throughout history. During the Middle Ages, it was a sign of economic prosperity to have a large stomach. Nowadays, the ideal man looks more like a lean pack of muscles. Absolutely no body fat. But is it really true that women find super-trained men with Read more about Science Confirms: Men With Beer Guts Are More Attractive And Live Longer[…]

Journal Club #1: Regulation of alcohol dehydrogenase

Journal Club #1: Regulation of alcohol dehydrogenase

hello and welcome to journal club today we’ll be talking about this paper from a team of researchers at the Beijing Institute of Technology in this paper the regulation of the enzyme alcohol dehydrogenase is examined specifically this team looked at the effects of high versus low concentration cofactor NADH on the efficiency of catalyzing Read more about Journal Club #1: Regulation of alcohol dehydrogenase[…]

Can we “shotgun” beer on the Globe?

Can we “shotgun” beer on the Globe?

How can beer shotgunning work if the Earth is a globe? Hello everyone, and yes, it has come this far! This video is in response to a comment I got from TinyApe, asking why beer “shot-guns” work. I will quickly go through the physics of beer “shotgunning”, and I also have a nice experiment at Read more about Can we “shotgun” beer on the Globe?[…]

We Tried Getting Drunk In a Champagne Bath

We Tried Getting Drunk In a Champagne Bath

– Alright, let’s see. What! Shut the (beep) up! (funky music) – Hey, I’m Zack, and today I am taking a bath in champagne to see if I can get drunk through my skin. Why champagne? Because champagne is the highest proof alcohol that Buzzfeed’s legal team would allow us to do. Also, I like Read more about We Tried Getting Drunk In a Champagne Bath[…]

How is Champagne Made?

How is Champagne Made?

All right, more bottles of Champagne are popped during the holiday season than at any other time of the year. French law states that grapes from the region of Champagne must be used for a bottle of sparkling wine to be called champagne. But from a chemical perspective, champagne obeys another law: Henry’s law. This Read more about How is Champagne Made?[…]