Chemtrails

Please rate. From Reactions. This week Reactions is taking science to the skies and checking out the chemistry behind chemtrails, or more accurately, contrails. It’s easy to look at the white trail behind a jet aircraft and imagine all manner of chemicals raining down from above. However, airplane contrails are simply what happens when the…

Do Ketogenic Diets Really Work?

Please rate. From Reactions. This week Reactions tackles the diet fad that never dies–low carb. There’s a lot of science that goes on with the keto diet and cutting out carbohydrates. Low-carb diets were a thing in the late 90s and they’re still a thing now. But why does this fad have staying power? Is…

The Only Video You’ll Ever Need to Watch About Gluten

Please rate. From Reactions. Is gluten good, is gluten bad? Reactions breaks down the chemistry and science behind the controversial ingredient. Make Your Own Bread: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/swirled-cinnamon-raisin-bread Find us on all these places: Subscribe! http://bit.ly/ACSReactions Facebook! http://facebook.com/ACSReactions Twitter! http://twitter.com/ACSReactions Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/acsreactions/ Tumblr! http://acsreactions.tumblr.com/ Producer: Elaine Seward Writer: Alexa Billow Scientific consultants: Martin Hils, Ph.D. Darcy Gentleman,…

The Periodic Table Table

Please rate. From Reactions. Theo Gray collects elements and has put together this awesome Periodic Table Table. This week Reactions explores the science and chemistry going on inside this periodic table. Step into his office, and you’ll see a silicon disc engraved with Homer Simpson, a jar of mercury, uranium shells and thousands of other…

The One Where We Put Stuff in Acid

Please rate. From Reactions. Watch as Reactions uses some acid know-how to tell a chemistry detective story and sort real gold from the imposters. Acids are reactive, and even weak acids like vinegar can wow people with their reactivity. But strong acids can really put on a show, dissolving otherwise relatively inert metals. And aqua…