Revolutionary Chemical Discoveries That Were Made By Complete Accident

While some scientific discoveries are made by following logical pathways, others are made by accident, often while the discoverer was trying to accomplish something else entirely. Learn about the accidents behind cheap purple dye, artificial sweetener, and non-stick coating. » 11/14/14 3:20pm 11/14/14 3:20pm

Four Ways Chemistry Has Made Sex Better

Chemistry is the bane of many a high school student, but it's not all bad. As this video from the American Chemical Society's "Reactions" web series reveals, chemistry has been hard at work improving your sex life for years now! It's a hell of a lot more than trigonometry's ever done for you. » 6/23/14 2:20pm 6/23/14 2:20pm

The best chemistry geek anthem ever

What do you get when you take chemists from all around the country, stick them in a convention center with a couple of turn tables, and add an original rap about chemistry? You get the world's first living, breathing, dancing periodic table. Looks like this whole dancing scientist thing has really caught on. » 9/15/11 12:50pm 9/15/11 12:50pm