Interviews about Chemistry

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

03 March 2019

By adding electricity, a liquid gallium and cerium alloy can turn carbon dioxide into coal...

28 February 2019

An injection of nanoparticles to the retina allows mice to see infrared.

26 February 2019

Is a sip of whiskey to keep you warm a good idea?

19 February 2019

Where did the periodic table come from? And how does it work?

19 February 2019

What could the periodic table look like in the future?

19 February 2019

Do you know what finite elements are in your modern tech?

19 February 2019

What is spectroscopy?

19 February 2019

What goes into an element, and how is one different from another?

22 January 2019

How do we use science to find forgeries?

22 January 2019

How do we learn about old masterpieces without damaging them?

15 January 2019

How can two very different cheeses be made from the same milk?!

15 January 2019

It’s not just us humans that take advantage of fermentation to enhance food. This biochemical process also happens in...

15 January 2019

We can use other microbes to unlock flavours and energy locked up chemically in harvested food.

15 January 2019

Soil isn’t just a source of water and minerals for plants; it’s a whole ecosystem teeming with microscopic life.

31 December 2018

We took to the seas, well the river Cam, to try the chemistry of wine with Alex Thom

23 December 2018

Are you team goose fat or team olive oil?

23 December 2018

Can you tell the good stuff from the cheap stuff?

23 December 2018

The science behind cooking a delicious turkey...

23 December 2018

Can a boozy Christmas pudding get you drunk?

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?