‘Smart Labels’ of the Future Can Tell Us When to Throw Out Food
No more smell test? Sounds good to us.
Meet the Researcher Making Food Out of Electricity
So far, he's made a powder substance you can ingest a few different ways.
This Is Why Durian Smells Absolutely Disgusting
Thanks to a recent study undertaken by the American Chemical Society, we now know that that putrid stench is the result of two very specific things.
We Watched a Scientist Synthesise PCMO in a Lab
On the latest episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia,' VICE's resident drug expert tracks down a former PCP cook and tries out a variation of his recipe in the lab.
Under a Microscope, Heavy Metals Look Like Crystal Kingdoms
Chemicals and equations are a glimmering audiovisual feast in this macro 4K film.
Meet the Master Chocolatier Who Is Also a Chemist
Godiva's Thierry Muret stumbled into making chocolate purely by chance after studying industrial chemistry, physics, and molecular-level crystal formation.
‘Brunch’-Flavoured Sweets Are Terrifying
The makers of an American candy that looks like human teeth is stepping up the crazy with French toast and waffle-flavoured sweets.
Meet the Chemist Who Accidentally Created a New Blue Pigment
Step aside, ultramarine and cobalt—YInMn blue is just as vibrant and far more durable.
Why Artists Might Not Want Vantablack Anyway (Yet)
Anish Kapoor's "blackest black" pigment isn’t totally safe, and neither was the color that killed Napoleon.
Glassblowing Artist Combines Science and Sculpture
Kiva Ford makes chemistry sets like you've never seen.
The Absurdist Scientific Art of Dopamine Collective
Dopamine Collective’s Sean Stewarts talks science, art, and the space between the real and unreal.
How to Make Paintings from Psychedelic Drugs
"If chemistry has been neglected by visual artists, it might be explained by the simple fact that molecules are invisible." --Hamilton Morris