How Pee Brought You the Modern World (Video) (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption You might not believe it, but there was a time when urine, yes urine, was prized by chemists. Pee played a part in some of the most significant discoveries in science, and it helped shape the modern world. This week, Reactions looks at the reasons why pee was once the 'number one' material in chemistry. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/BTFw5g0WzJ8. Credit The American Chemical Society Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.