Here’s what’s in your bottled water (Marketplace)

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[♪♪] David:This is yourMarketplace.What’s lurking in your bottled water?Man: Yeah, I see something– one right in there. David:Five top brands under the microscope.[ ♪♪ ] David:We’ve got 20 per cent of all the world’s freshwaterjust in this country.[ ♪♪ ] David:But we spend over a billionevery year on the bottled kind.[ ♪♪ ] David:So we’re […]

PASCO Spectrometer: Beer’s Law

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[PASCO Spectrometer: Beer’s Law] Hi, this is Tom Loschiavo, Chemistry Education Manager at PASCO scientific. I’m here today to talk about how you can use the PASCO Spectrometer to do Beer’s Law analysis of solutions. I have the PASCO Spectrometer bluetooth-connected to the computer. I have a set of standard solutions and an unknown solution […]

How You Can Make Glowing Beer Using CRISPR – Sharp Science

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Hey guys, Tony here. What if I told you that there was something that could potentially cure stuff like cancer, AIDS, ALS? What if I told you that this thing is being developed, can you guess what it is? It’s CRISPR. (Music) Basically what CRISPR is, is editing the DNA of any kind of cell […]

What Happens If You Drink a Glass of Heavy Water?

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SciShow is supported by Brilliant.org a problem-solving website that teaches you how to think like a scientist. Mmmm, a refreshing glass of cold water. If you think I’m talking about H-2-O, then you’re right. But I could be sipping on heavy water, or deuterium oxide, aka D-2-O, just as easily. Well, not just as easily… […]

Lab 5- Transesterification of Vegetable Oil and Alcohol to Produce Ethyl Esters (Biodiesel)

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This is the fifth in a series of 8 chemistry labs on the fundamentals of biodiesel. In this lab we will learn about “Transesterification of Vegetable Oil and Alcohol to Produce Ethyl Biodiesel”. Written procedures and background information for all 8 labs is provided on the biodiesel education website. The process for making biodiesel called […]

Modeling Alcohol Abuse and Liver Disease – Bin Gao, NIH IRP

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>>As you know, drinking too much alcohol may cause you liver damage and it leads to liver cirrhosis and then cancer. So, you know, the goal of our laboratory at the National Institute of Health is trying to understand how alcohol drinking causes liver damage and liver cancer. Particularly we want to know how immune […]

Is it Possible to Carbonate a Soda With Your Own Breath? Amazing Science Experiment!

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Okay today is going to be a cool video So I got this idea today from my Facebook page. People will often message me with suggestions Somebody messaged me and said hi since we breathe in O2 and breathe out CO2 Is it possible to carbonate a drink with just our breath? So at first, […]

How to Make an Alcohol Vaporizer Man Lab Whiskey Cloud

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