Interviews about Chemistry

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

26 July 2016

The UK's leading academies have issued a joint statement on the key priorities for UK science after the referendum.

26 July 2016

What's happening inside the engine to keep your car moving?

26 July 2016

Is there any way to change the petrol fractions of crude oil so they can work in a diesel engine?

26 July 2016

What are biofuels made from and are they any better than fossil fuels?

26 July 2016

Natural gas vehicles are a cleaner alternative to petrol and diesel but the high pressures required to store the gas...

12 July 2016

Are diamonds little more than just a lump of coal?

27 June 2016

The physics behind a healthy chocolate ganache.

27 June 2016

The science behind frying, and top tips on getting your fish perfect

27 June 2016

Can psychology improve your dining experience?

27 June 2016

How do various flavours interact when you have a drink?

07 June 2016

Could all our homes be solar powered by 2050?

06 June 2016

How do you age the earth's magnetic field? By recreating the centre of the earth.

23 May 2016

Can smart plastics grab salt from water in a cheap, sustainable way?

23 May 2016

With fresh water in short supply in many countries, can we take the salt out of the sea without breaking the energy...

23 May 2016

In the past, salt was so valuable it could change the course of history: now it provides a window into the Earth...

06 May 2016

Scientists have demostrated how to hide a secret message using everyday liquids, like cola, wine or coffee. We went...

06 May 2016

It’s been described as the ‘hormone of love’ and is said to be responsible for keeping couples loved up but is that...

06 May 2016

Phosphorus is needed for crops to grow, so could we breed plants that don't need it? Or use bactieria to unlock...

06 May 2016

When we flush the toilet, we are disgarding a valuable source of phosphorus. Could we use our poo as fertilister?

26 April 2016

In this week's myth Kat finds out if a spoon in the bottle really will keep your sparkling wine fizzy...

26 April 2016

How many of the goods you own are transported by sea?

11 April 2016

Could the forgotten vitamin K have life saving properties?

15 March 2016

Could we dry blood so that is could be stored forever and transported with ease?

15 March 2016

How can scientists become great communicators? FameLab can help.