Earlier in National Chemistry Week, we mentioned this year's Nobel winners for chemistry and their work on the body's receptors for fear and other signals. Just in time for Halloween, here's more on how your system handles scares …
If you’re like me (and most other living creatures), you don’t like being scared. Since it is a survival mechanism, fear is designed to be unpleasant. It activates our emotions and puts our bodies on high alert. Ever wonder what is really happening inside your body...
It's National Chemistry Week! Here's another sweet bit of seasonal chemistry…
As children who go trick-or-treating will probably agree, the best part about Halloween is the candy. But here's something you might not have known: candy is all about chemistry! It takes a lot of science to make the color, flavor, and texture of your candy just right. Check out this cool clip from the...
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