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Video: What your mucus says about your health

It's peak cold and flu season, and mucus is making many of our lives miserable. But despite being a little icky, phlegm gets a bad rap. This germ-fighting goo contains cells and chemical compounds that help us power through ...

dateJan 31, 2017 in Other
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Video: The universe in a cup of coffee

Reactions, the ACS YouTube channel that covers the chemistry of everyday life, is joining PBS Digital Studios, a network of original web series from PBS that explore science, arts, culture and more. To celebrate, the Reactions ...

dateJan 24, 2017 in Other
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Video: What might Trump mean for chemistry?

Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the U.S. While much was said about a variety of topics during the presidential campaign, little was said about science. This leaves uncertainty around how the new administration will ...

dateJan 23, 2017 in Other
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Video: The legal battle over CRISPR

CRISPR could potentially engineer super crops, make designer animal models for research and even snip out genetic diseases. Experts say that billions of dollars are at stake.

dateJan 09, 2017 in Other
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Video: Does cough syrup really work?

What do you do when you have a bad cough? If you reach for the yummy, cherry-flavored cough medicine, you're not alone. Every year, people spend billions of dollars on these over-the-counter remedies. But do any of them work?

dateJan 03, 2017 in Other
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