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After several years and millions of views, the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, is bidding farewell to its popular YouTube series Bytesize Science. But you can’t keep a great chemistry video series down for long. We’re proud to announce Reactions, a new weekly video series about the chemistry all around us.

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After several years and millions of views, the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, is bidding farewell to its popular YouTube series Bytesize Science. But you can’t keep a great chemistry video series down for long. We’re proud to announce Reactions, a new weekly video series about the chemistry all around us.

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    How Do We Know the Half Life of Uranium and Can You Collect Gold Once It's Dissolved in Acid?

    How Do We Know the Half Life of Uranium and Can You Collect Gold Once It's Dissolved in Acid?

    How do you recover gold that’s been dissolved in acid? How do we know the half-life of uranium? We take on your burning chemistry questions.

    • 1 min
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    Cow Burps Are Warming the Planet

    Cow Burps Are Warming the Planet

    Learn more about CuriosityStream at https://curiositystream.com/reactions (CODE: reactions) Cows burp up a lot of methane thanks to the chemistry of their digestion. And since methane is a greenhouse gas, our beef and dairy have huge climate change consequences. This week on Reactions, we cover the gassy science of cow guts.

    • 1 min
    • video
    What's That After-Rain Smell Made Of?

    What's That After-Rain Smell Made Of?

    There’s a sweet smell in the air after it rains, whether it’s a spring shower or a summer storm. This week on Reactions, we explain the chemistry of petrichor, the smell of rain.

    • 1 min
    • video
    What Are Century Eggs?

    What Are Century Eggs?

    These black preserved eggs don’t look like food, but in this episode we’ll show how chemistry turns century eggs into a Chinese comfort food.

    • 1 min
    • video
    TV Forensics: What Do CSIs Actually Do?

    TV Forensics: What Do CSIs Actually Do?

    We all love detective TV shows, like CSI Miami and Magnum P.I. In this episode, we’ll show what really happens in forensics science lab.

    • 1 min
    • video
    The Disappearing Spoon, The Rooster and the Bearded Russian

    The Disappearing Spoon, The Rooster and the Bearded Russian

    In this video, we look at the chemistry of gallium, the science behind the holes in the periodic table, and the history of how the elements fell into place.

    • 1 min

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