Interviews about Chemistry

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

07 November 2016

When we're searching for life in our universe, what are we looking for?

10 October 2016

...and they're a thousand times thinner than a human hair.

13 September 2016

Will the new ban on microbeads make a difference?

11 August 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health recently called for drugs to be decriminalised but what were their reasons?

02 August 2016

The Olympics are only just beginning but stories of doping have been filling the papers for months. So what's the...

26 July 2016

Researchers may have found a tiny solution for storing big data.

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...