Season 5

Video thumbnail: Reactions How Do Antiviral Drugs Work?

Reactions

How Do Antiviral Drugs Work?

We called a few virologists to find out.

How Do Antiviral Drugs Work?

Video thumbnail: Reactions The Early Plan to Fight COVID with the Polio Vaccine

Reactions

The Early Plan to Fight COVID with the Polio Vaccine

The COVID-19 pandemic has scientists considering a few less-conventional options.

The Early Plan to Fight COVID with the Polio Vaccine

Video thumbnail: Reactions Do Masks Stop COVID-19? (Yes! Here's Why)

Reactions

Do Masks Stop COVID-19? (Yes! Here's Why)

How much could cloth face masks help stop the spread of SARS-CoV-2?

Do Masks Stop COVID-19? (Yes! Here's Why)

Video thumbnail: Reactions How Did We Get COVID Vaccines So Quickly?

Reactions

How Did We Get COVID Vaccines So Quickly?

When can we expect a vaccine against the novel coronavirus?

How Did We Get COVID Vaccines So Quickly?

Video thumbnail: Reactions Can Soap Really "Kill" the Coronavirus?

Reactions

Can Soap Really "Kill" the Coronavirus?

We’re diving into the chemistry behind why soap is so effective.

Can Soap Really "Kill" the Coronavirus?

Video thumbnail: Reactions Which of These Mushrooms Could Kill You?

Reactions

Which of These Mushrooms Could Kill You?

We test how well you can separate the perfectly safe from the perilously poisonous.

Which of These Mushrooms Could Kill You?

Video thumbnail: Reactions 11 Things You Can Do With Your Dead Body

Reactions

11 Things You Can Do With Your Dead Body

Let us break down the possibilities so you can rest easy.

11 Things You Can Do With Your Dead Body

Video thumbnail: Reactions Cartoon Chemistry!

Reactions

Cartoon Chemistry!

Sam learns whether cartoon chemistry actually checks out.

Cartoon Chemistry!

Video thumbnail: Reactions Yule Log Chemistry Trivia - 4 Hours of Cozy Fireplace

Reactions

Yule Log Chemistry Trivia - 4 Hours of Cozy Fireplace

Here's four Hours of a Cozy Fireplace for Your Nerdy Holiday Parties.

Yule Log Chemistry Trivia - 4 Hours of Cozy Fireplace

Video thumbnail: Reactions How Miracle Berries Alter Your Taste Buds

Reactions

How Miracle Berries Alter Your Taste Buds

We try to figure out if this miraculous taste-modifying protein has any limits!

How Miracle Berries Alter Your Taste Buds

Video thumbnail: Reactions Can You Cryogenically Freeze Your Body and Come Back to Life

Reactions

Can You Cryogenically Freeze Your Body and Come Back to Life

Let's break down the chemistry of cryogenic freezing!

Can You Cryogenically Freeze Your Body and Come Back to Life

Video thumbnail: Reactions The Science of J. Kenji López-Alt's Roasted Potato Recipe

Reactions

The Science of J. Kenji López-Alt's Roasted Potato Recipe

We use chemistry to create the roasted potatoes of your dreams!

The Science of J. Kenji López-Alt's Roasted Potato Recipe

Video thumbnail: Reactions World’s Deadliest (& Cutest) Animals

Reactions

World’s Deadliest (& Cutest) Animals

We break down the chemistry behind what makes these adorable critters deadly.

World’s Deadliest (& Cutest) Animals

Video thumbnail: Reactions Where Did the Vampire Lore Come From?

Reactions

Where Did the Vampire Lore Come From?

We unpack the chemistry that may have inspired one of our favorites: the vampire!

Where Did the Vampire Lore Come From?

Video thumbnail: Reactions How Do Blacksmiths Make Swords?

Reactions

How Do Blacksmiths Make Swords?

Let's learn how blacksmithing is just as much chemistry as it is an artform.

How Do Blacksmiths Make Swords?

Video thumbnail: Reactions How to Make Magnetic Slime

Reactions

How to Make Magnetic Slime

Learn how you can use everyday materials to make magnetic and colored slime.

How to Make Magnetic Slime

Video thumbnail: Reactions Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

Reactions

Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

We're digging into a few of the weirdest climate change-combating ideas out there.

Space Mirrors and Other Weird Ways to Fight Climate Change

Video thumbnail: Reactions We Tested Google’s Tips for Getting Stains Out

Reactions

We Tested Google’s Tips for Getting Stains Out

We try out some of those tips to consider the chemistry behind why some are work better.

We Tested Google’s Tips for Getting Stains Out

Video thumbnail: Reactions Is Superhero Strength Real?

Reactions

Is Superhero Strength Real?

We talk about “superhero strength” and the chemistry behind what’s possible.

Is Superhero Strength Real?

Video thumbnail: Reactions How Much Does a Cloud Weigh?

Reactions

How Much Does a Cloud Weigh?

We explore the chemistry behind how a cloud stays lofted in the sky.

How Much Does a Cloud Weigh?

Video thumbnail: Reactions Don't Mix These Things with Birth Control!

Reactions

Don't Mix These Things with Birth Control!

Learn about some common products that could make your birth control less effective.

Don't Mix These Things with Birth Control!

Video thumbnail: Reactions Can a Fecal Transplant Save You From This Dangerous Bacteria

Reactions

Can a Fecal Transplant Save You From This Dangerous Bacteria

We break down why that happens, and how an unlikely hero could save the day.

Can a Fecal Transplant Save You From This Dangerous Bacteria

Video thumbnail: Reactions What Exactly Happened at Chernobyl?

Reactions

What Exactly Happened at Chernobyl?

We talk about the chemistry behind this catastrophic event.

What Exactly Happened at Chernobyl?