Did you know that making margaritas and then heading to the beach could leave you with a painful, swelling burn?
In this episode of Reactions, we chat with chemist Tien Nguyen, Ph.D. –– who experienced just that –– and learn why lime juice plus the sun is a really bad combination.
Reactions is a video series produced by the American Chemical Society and PBS Digital Studios.
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