With Christmas just around the corner we have compiled our top ten articles, videos and career profiles to celebrate the holiday season.
For this scientific look at the holiday, I’m going to introduce you to a few of the molecules responsible for some common Christmas smells and tastes.
Although its exact origins remain uncertain, eggnog is almost always prepared using the same ingredients and following the same method.
Christmas crackers make a loud bang when pulled apart at their ends, which you can think of as a little holiday gift from chemistry to you.
An aquarium in Japan has come up with a novel way of generating free electricity to light up a Christmas tree.
Make your Christmas tree even greener with LEDs!
Along with exercise and a proper diet, exposure to moderate cold is actually good for you.
When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and brain all take notice. This activates a reward system not unlike how our bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine - dopamine levels spike and you crave more.
Ever wonder why you feel incredibly tired and sleepy after a large holiday meal?
Tim sells interactive ad space for Xbox, mobile devices, and online to clients ranging from Adidas to Hollywood studios.
Find out about the science behind cutting a cake.