Brains and Beakers: The Color of Green Chemistry

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Your apple-scented shampoo may have a nice, pale green color to it, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s “green.” Chemically speaking, that is.

Youth Radio’s Brains and Beakers series welcomed Leah Rubin from UC Berkeley’s new green chemistry center to discuss ways to make the dyes in our food and hygiene products healthier for our bodies, and more sustainable for the environment. Check out the video to learn more about green chemistry and find out how to make your own natural dyes at home.

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