Should You Be Drinking Your Own Urine?

Should You Be Drinking Your Own Urine?

Can you imagine this scene. You visit your friend at his house and he asks you if you’d like a drink? You reply, “Yes, thanks, do you have any orange juice.” He replies in the positive and comes back with your drink as well as a glass of his own that looks something like apple Read more about Should You Be Drinking Your Own Urine?[…]

Gut Bacteria Help Digest Red Wine | SimplyScience by Kristie Tanner

Gut Bacteria Help Digest Red Wine | SimplyScience by Kristie Tanner

Hello Science Lovers! Today we’re going to talk about how bacteria from our gut are able to help us digest wine. Well… not exactly red wine. This video is about how a specific bacteria called bacteroides is able to break down a molecule called Rhamnogalacturonan-II which from now on I’m just going to call RG-II. Read more about Gut Bacteria Help Digest Red Wine | SimplyScience by Kristie Tanner[…]

Modeling Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease – Bin Gao, NIH IRP

Modeling Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease – Bin Gao, NIH IRP

>>As you know, drinking too much alcohol may cause you liver damage and it leads to liver cirrhosis and then cancer. So, you know, the goal of our laboratory at the National Institute of Health is trying to understand how alcohol drinking causes liver damage and liver cancer. Particularly we want to know how immune Read more about Modeling Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease – Bin Gao, NIH IRP[…]

Drinking Our Own Pee! (The LAB)
Cellulosic Ethanol: Biofuel of the Future

Cellulosic Ethanol: Biofuel of the Future

they call this fermentation and the science here is helping researchers produce a homegrown alternative to gasoline the fuel is called cellulosic ethanol and it promises to be the cheap and renewable fuel of the future i sat down with dr. Wes Marner of the University of Wisconsin's Great Lakes bioenergy Research Center to learn Read more about Cellulosic Ethanol: Biofuel of the Future[…]

Scientists Accidentally Discover Method to Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Ethanol | TIME
Ethanol Lamp | What is this thing?!

Ethanol Lamp | What is this thing?!

what is this thing this is kind of a funny story actually you've probably seen Bunsen burners before however due to some weird Building Code regulation this building is not allowed to have a gas line and so instead of being able to use traditional Bunsen burners we use these little ethanol lamps they make Read more about Ethanol Lamp | What is this thing?![…]