Interviews about Chemistry

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

26 October 2021

The team have thought up some spooky science questions for you to sink your fake vampire teeth into...

18 October 2021

Adverse life events are reflected in a temporary change to hair pigmentation, a new study reveals...

12 October 2021

A prize for a powerful technique allowing chemists to selectively create the molecules they need

05 October 2021

Scientists are now able to see beneath the retractions made to Marie Antoinette's final few letters...

27 September 2021

The seasons are changing, so we're quizzing our experts with questions about change

14 September 2021

When so many people rely on gas for central heating; is there a greener option to help us get through winter?

12 July 2021

Soft drinks make lateral flow tests give a false positive result. Why?

22 June 2021

Using hair conditioner to catch COVID before it infects people

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?