Compact Science

Some Like It Hot

Episode 5 | 11m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

It’s the food most synonymous with Buffalo- chicken wings, in fact the rest of the world calls them Buffalo wings. You may think wings dipped in blue cheese is a match made in heaven but it’s really a match based in science. In this episode of Compact Science we’ll explore the science of wing sauce from the Scoville Scale to capsaicin zero in on how our bodies react when we taste something spicy.

Aired: 05/12/21

Rating: NR

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Compact Science is a local public television program presented by WNED PBS.

Compact Science is funded by The Joy Family Foundation.