According to scientists working at the Monell Chemical Senses Center, the smell of cilantro usually produces a "love it" or "hate it" response.
Today's program explores how concrete foundations set underwater.
How do they keep the chips so fresh and crisp inside those plastic bags?
All those little bubbles are popping on my tongue, and it makes that fizzy tingling you feel.
A chemical commonly used for this is called mercaptin. The process of adding the stink is called stenching.
A jar of honey that's been opened and resealed can stay on the shelf for years. Archaeologists have even found ancient jars with unspoiled honey inside.
Did you know that the majority of the world's barley harvest is destined for beer production.
We tend to think of glass as fragile--but in fact, glass is pretty strong stuff.
When did nylon make its big debut? Before its creation, scientists dreamed of a synthetic material that could take the place of silk.
Plastic wrap clings for two reasons: it's elastic and it's sticky. Let's explore the chemistry beneath the elasticity and stickiness of plastic wrap.