Interviews about Chemistry

Interviews about states of matter, gases, fuels, green chemistry, chemical reactions and nanotechnology...

09 February 2021

Einsteinium is rare and short-lived. This week, chemists managed to capture it...

15 December 2020

How much carbon is in a crisp? Thanks to new fertiliser technology, it could be a lot less...

17 November 2020

Metalysis plan to convert dust on the moon into its constituent parts, metals and oxygen. How would it work?

13 October 2020

Meet the winning discoveries: Hepatitis C, the gene editing technique CRISPR, and a supermassive black hole...

22 September 2020

Scientists have detected a gas in Venus' atmosphere that they can't explain...

18 August 2020

Celebrating World Prosecco Day!

04 August 2020

Why are leaves on the line really a problem for trains?

28 July 2020

Time for some extra credit 'material' from the Chemistry & Materials round...

14 April 2020

Why do baby shampoos sting your eyes less than normal shampoos?

31 March 2020

How does a chemist become a chocolate designer?

27 February 2020

How is AI changing the way we practise medicine?

25 February 2020

Improving lives with old mattresses

18 February 2020

Adam Murphy’s been looking at some cracking science: using eggshells to take a dinosaur’s temperature...

18 February 2020

Contrails cause a third of aviation's contribution to global warming. A new technique could solve this...

24 January 2020

What goes into making the Scottish delicacy?

07 January 2020

Introducing our star-studded panel of experts...

20 December 2019

What makes this microscopic animals biologically bomb-proof?

09 December 2019

Adrian asks: why would a used battery bounce on its end more than a full one? Phil Sansom explains...

09 December 2019

Scientists have tested all sorts of food in the lab to see which breaks down booze the best...

06 December 2019

Are we really on the road towards a carbon-neutral future, and what’s it going to take to get there?

03 December 2019

A cardiologist, physicist, immunologist and wine expert, and geneticist and dietitian take on your questions.

26 November 2019

Scientists have come up with a water-saving coating for your toilet...

26 November 2019

Scientists have announced they can make ethylene from carbon dioxide...

19 November 2019

Meet the material that turns into a solid when pushed...