Breaking News: Slime Time Chemistry Slip-Up!

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Is it a solid? Is it a liquid? It behaves in a way that reminds us a little of both. But what is it? Slime! (Figure 1) Making slime is a majorly successful activity used to illustrate a number of scientific concepts. While this activity is usually reserved for classrooms, or live demonstrations intended for …

Invisibility Cloaks & Tomato Juice – Two Videos About Light & Color

Last month we posted "Light Can Do Way More Than Bend: Part 2," in which we talked about using lasers to create a particular type of metamaterial from gold nanoparticles. One exciting application for metamaterials research is the development of invisibility technology, and now the ACS Reactions team has produced a great little video explaining …