What does the liver do? – Emma Bryce

There’s a factory inside you that weighs about 1.4 kilograms and runs for 24 hours a day. It’s your liver: the heaviest organ in your body, which simultaneously acts as a storehouse, a manufacturing hub, and a processing plant. Emma Bryce gives a crash course on the liver and how it helps keep us alive. Continue reading

“Cook” an Egg with No Heat!? (Egg-cellent Weird Science Experiments)

Everyone loves the incredible edible egg, but what about a green one? Today we’re coming at you with three kitchen egg demos that will bounce, denature, and colorize you into total chemical bewilderment! Continue reading

Chemistry Life Hacks: Food Edition

Reactions is back with another round of chemistry life hacks. Our latest episode brings chemistry to the kitchen, and features science-backed tips to cook rice with fewer calories, get extra juicy chicken (when you don’t have time to marinate) and keep sliced fruit from browning too quickly. Continue reading