Understanding the chemicals we pick up in our everyday lives


Today’s Video of the Day comes from the American Chemical Society’s Reactions series and features a look at the chemicals we pick up in our everyday lives.

Since everything we use is made up of chemicals, it should be no surprise that we pick up different ones on our skin as we navigate our everyday lives. But the question is: do some of these chemicals pose a threat to our health and safety? Scientists at the University of California San Diego decided to take a closer look.

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By Rory Arnold, Earth.com

Video Credit: American Chemical Society