How To Make a Fluorescent Flower

This week Reactions is helping you make some fluorescent flowers with chemistry. Watch here for how to make these radiant beauties with science.

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Writer & Producer:
Kirk Zamieroski

Executive Producer:
Adam Dylewski

Scientific consultants:
Tom Kuech, Ph.D.
Miriam Kraus, Ph.D.
Darcy Gentleman, Ph.D.

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How Do Highlighters work –
What’s in Highlighters: Pyranine –
The Electromagnetic Spectrum –
The Visible Light Spectrum –
On Tonic water –
On Color –
On Blacklights –
Why flowers take up color from water –
Nanodiamonds –
Fluorescence and Forensics –
Quantum Dots and Cancer –
Real-Time Background-Free Selective Imaging of Fluorescent Nanodiamonds in Vivo

Ever wonder why dogs sniff each others’ butts? Or how Adderall works? Or whether it’s OK to pee in the pool? We’ve got you covered: Reactions a web series about the chemistry that surrounds you every day.

Reactions is produced by the American Chemical Society.

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