Chemistry

29 October 2018

How can fluorescence be used to diagnose lung infections?

23 October 2018

New catalysts containing individual metal atoms can break strong carbon-fluorine bonds found in stable pollutants...

23 October 2018

Catalysts can be used to make synthetic liquid fuels which release less pollutants than conventional oil-derived...

23 October 2018

Nasty pollution comes out of our cars but Johnson Matthey have a clever catalyst to reduce it

23 October 2018

Enzymes, nature's catalysts, are essential for life. But what are they and how do they work?

09 October 2018

Find out which team were our Big Brains of the Week!

02 October 2018

Do anti-aging creams actually work?

02 October 2018

What are the products in the average make up bag actually made from?

02 October 2018

How do you know if you've had enough sun? Scientists are working on a wearable sensor...

11 September 2018

We had a quiz for our brainy panel!

28 August 2018

How does acidity make a wine taste better?

07 August 2018

How does medical cannabis work?

17 July 2018

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force, how have planes evolved?

10 July 2018

How does sunscreen protect your skin?

19 June 2018

Nanoparticles to the rescue....

19 June 2018

According to the World Health Organisation, "air pollution is now the world's largest single environmental...

05 June 2018

Can Ribena help dye your hair?

31 May 2018

Pharmaceutical companies are making high-quality chemical probes available to the research community.

08 May 2018

You can place the tiny laser on contact lenses and banknotes.

17 April 2018

The Naked Scientists pop some bottles... All in the name of science!

17 April 2018

How do companies create the flavours we find in food?

27 March 2018

Our panelists go head to head and a lifesize (knitted) gut is passed round the studio.

13 February 2018

Catalytic Clothing - The jeans that remove air pollutants.

12 February 2018

Astronomers explore a planetary system very similar to our own.