Interviews about Chemistry

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

12 August 2012

If you’ve ever turned on a tap for a glass of cool clear water and watched brown water coming out instead, then you’ll...

16 July 2012

Antibiotics and vaccines save lives, but to do so, they usually need to be kept cold and this could be a bitter pill to...

10 July 2012

The final story that we’ve got is a really nice paper published in Science. This is from Jennifer Doudna at the...

10 July 2012

We’ve already heard about the scientists working on the frontiers of DNA, but others are taking things further, hacking...

10 July 2012

Every biology student is familiar with DNA - the ladder-like blueprint of life built on a backbone of the sugar...

09 July 2012

A unique and explosive demonstration has given people an opportunity to watch a supersonic high-explosive detonation...

26 June 2012

We discover a new chemical technique to find fingerprints in places that weren't possible before....

26 June 2012

With the advent of global terrorism, it’s become apparent that people will go to extreme lengths to conceal bombs. So...

12 June 2012

One of the most fundamental questions about how life began in the first place must be answered here on Earth. We...

28 May 2012

Professor Harry Klee discusses the cocktail of chemicals that constitute a much more flavoursome fruit of a tomato..!

15 May 2012

Professor Julia Newton has been looking at muscle cells from patients with chronic fatigue syndrome, to see if a...

04 May 2012

Solar cells waste much of the energy from the Sun because they cannot use it efficiently, but Per-Anders Hansen from...

29 April 2012

Christopher Kemp discusses the mysterious substance prized for centuries...

22 April 2012

Circadian rhythms are clearly important for staying fit, both in terms of good health and of survival of the fittest....

02 April 2012

What was the atmosphere like on the Earth nearly 3 billion years ago? Well that's a pretty tough question to...

30 March 2012

How drug-resistant bacteria could be combatted using chemical compounds, pesticides causing declines in bumblebee...

11 March 2012

Sensors are essential for our understanding of the environment around us. Now, a new project led by the University of...

05 February 2012

We explore how chemists at the University of Bristol are finding new molecules to monitor and treat diabetes...

29 January 2012

How mapping a mushroom trip could provide treatments for depression, the gene behind a winning racehorse, the world...

13 January 2012

Smoking cessation, stars and planets, fungi fight lead pollution, and plants making a meal out of worms...

05 December 2011

Designer molecules, pitting corrosion and solar cells...

05 December 2011

Large molecules, with interesting properties...

05 December 2011

Structural chemistry and its applications in our daily lives...