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Chemistry For Your Life

A podcast helping you understand the chemistry of your everyday life.

Tracks

Why do leaves change color in the fall? 34:40 12/02/2021
How is brewing coffee chemistry? 42:21 11/25/2021
Fall Mini 07 - Who is and isn't a chemist? 24:20 11/18/2021
Fall Mini 06 - What is imposter syndrome? (with Vianet Garza) 49:56 11/11/2021
Fall Mini 05 - Is BPA really that bad for you? 13:28 11/04/2021
Green Fire?! 26:04 10/31/2021
Fall Mini 04 - Icebreakers 27:51 10/28/2021
Fall Mini 03 - How chemistry revolutionized baking (For Melissa) 14:03 10/21/2021
Fall Mini 02 - The biochemistry of sugar? 10:58 10/14/2021
Fall Mini 01 - Vanilla and beaver butts? 18:29 10/07/2021
What is vanilla? (and imitation vanilla?) 35:41 09/30/2021
How do Tums make us feel better? (And why do they make us burp?) 27:53 09/23/2021
Bonus: Does elevation affect airbags? (and other questions) 19:39 09/20/2021
Is there BPA in my receipt? And is that bad? 37:04 09/16/2021
What does BPA free really mean? 30:24 09/09/2021
How do breathalyzers detect alcohol? 27:54 09/02/2021
What is the ozone layer? 27:03 08/26/2021
Bonus: How does weed killer not kill grass? (and other questions) 34:39 08/23/2021
How much urine is in an olympic size swimming pool? 33:21 08/19/2021
Is high fructose corn syrup bad for you? 42:16 08/12/2021
What is in magic erasers? (and should you clean your teeth with them?) 25:09 08/05/2021
How do candles burn? (and how do you light them with smoke?) 28:29 07/29/2021
Chemistry at Home: Candle Magic 06:44 07/26/2021
How do batteries power our electronics? 27:45 07/22/2021
Bonus: How do candy colors not mix? (and other questions) 28:43 07/20/2021
What is cheese? And what does it have in common with soap? 27:04 07/15/2021
What is hyaluronic acid and is it magical? 29:51 07/08/2021
What is benzene and why is it in my sunscreen? 35:27 07/01/2021
Chemistry at home: Elephant's Toothpaste 08:49 06/28/2021
How are airbags made of chemicals? 36:47 06/24/2021