Summary: Perfect for science teachers, parents and kids with big curiosities, Bytesize Science is an educational, entertaining podcast for young listeners from the American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society. Available every Wednesday morning, it translates scientific discoveries from ACS’ 36 journals into intriguing stories for kids of all ages about science, medicine, energy, food and much more.
Learn about an unusual polymer that’s found everywhere you look, from cars to shoes to rocket fuel – even sports balls of all varieties!
Going from Earth to Mars? Recycling is an astronaut’s best friend. We're looking at new uses for pee that flows farther than drinking water!
We teamed up with PBS Studios colleagues to explore the unique chemistry behind durian, king of fruits and its powerful odor.
What’s the difference between fluorescence and bioluminescence? We illuminate the biochemical distinctions.
Inspired by nature, chemists have created superhydrophobic coatings that repel water to make raincoats and other products stay dry.
Some wine snobs swear they know all of the rituals, but we talked to wine experts to find out how to create the best flavors.
In this video, learn how the chemistry of frying leads to the most delicious, crispy, savory deep-fried chicken tasty goodness.
Chemists have found fantastic drugs in in nature, like the blood from the Komodo dragon that could save your life.
Thanks to 30 years’ of color-changing chemistry, the Statue of Liberty is an iconic green symbol of freedom. But what’s her original color?
In this video, we debunk the chemistry that gives olive oil’s healthy reputation and how it gives your food a flavor boost.
Anti-wrinkle creams claim they keep the skin surface fresh, making a younger more perfect-looking you, but do they REALLY work?
Reactions is back with Chemistry Life Hacks, vol. 8. with food tips on how to cook rice with fewer calories and make chicken tastier.
Reflecting on the 100th anniversary of the WWI, Jonathan Tucker’s book “War on Nerves” explains the surprising history on chemical weapons.
You’ve probably heard rumors that peeing on a jellyfish sting can make the pain go away, but does this old wives tale stand up to science?
In this episode, Ryan Cross examines the implications for GMO foods and what it means to market in the era of CRISPR?