Interviews about Chemistry

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

11 May 2021

Tiny pieces of plastic are present even in the ice of "pristine" glaciers...

10 May 2021

Fermented foods are very much “en vogue” at the moment, so let's make some!

10 May 2021

Another delicious and popular food made by fermentation - cheese!

10 May 2021

Fermentation produces lots of delicious foods, so how do they measure up when it comes to our health?

27 April 2021

Bacteria that can turn mine waste into copper metal might be the answer to a looming copper crisis...

17 March 2021

These mammoth molars are a million years old - making them the oldest DNA sample ever sequenced...

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...