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Chemistry For Your Life
Chemistry For Your Life
Melissa and Jam

A podcast that helps you understand the fascinating chemistry hidden in your everyday life. Have you ever wondered why onions make you cry?... more

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Episodes

Is "dry cleaning" actually dry?

Whether you're a frequent customer of the dry cleaner or not, you've probably wondered, "why is it called dry cleaning?... more

26 Jan 2023 · 42 minutes
Bonus: How do semi-permanent tattoos work?

Bonus Episode: Question and Response 39In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about fero... more

19 Jan 2023 · 35 minutes
What do pine trees and jet fuel have in common?

Well we've just finished that time of the year, the time when some of us bring pine trees into our... more

12 Jan 2023 · 29 minutes
How do snowflakes form and look so cool?

This week, Melissa and Jam explore the wintery chemistry of snowflakes. How do they form? How are they all unique?... more

05 Jan 2023 · 27 minutes
What happens to coffee when it cools down?

If you drink coffee, then you know that it starts to taste super different as it goes from hot to... more

29 Dec 2022 · 50 minutes
Bonus: Why does tupperware stain from pasta? (and other questions)

In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about amino acids, chemistry puns, salt preservation,... more

22 Dec 2022 · 27 minutes
What do peppermints and cigarettes have in common?

Peppermints. They seem innocent enough right? But if that's the case, then what common thread do they share with cigarettes?... more

15 Dec 2022 · 33 minutes
Why do foods turn brown when we cook them?

This week Melissa and Jam explore some of the chemistry behind cooking. What happens when you sear a steak? What's... more

08 Dec 2022 · 34 minutes
What is gluten?

Gluten. Public enemy number one. If you're gluten intolerant that is. But what is gluten? Why is it in bread?... more

01 Dec 2022 · 30 minutes
Bonus: Is honey mustard a polymer? (and other questions)

In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about regulation of scented products, being a... more

24 Nov 2022 · 39 minutes
Chemistry For Your Life
Is "dry cleaning" actually dry?
Chemistry For Your Life