Interviews about Chemistry

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

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.

15 March 2016

Energy transportation is far from ideal and lots is lost along the way, how can a levitating superconductor help change...

07 March 2016

Nitrous oxide has been shown to reduce the instance of intrusive memories from a "traumatic" film.

26 February 2016

Superbugs last days on doorhandles. But if we made them from copper they could kill microbes in seconds. How does the...

08 February 2016

What is the future of our kitchen cabinets? Home coffee roasters are up there and boil in the bag could be making a...

11 January 2016

Row seven of the periodic table has been completed with the discovery of four super-heavy metals...

22 December 2015

When you're drinking can you really tell when you're over the limit? The Naked Scientists get breathalysed!

22 December 2015

Why does overindulging leave you feeling so awful the next day, and can science help you avoid a hangover?

15 December 2015

Once stung by a nettle, doc leaves

14 December 2015

Just how badly damaged is the earth beneath our feet? And why is it we're only beginning to do something about it...

14 December 2015

It's not just that our soils are being eroded but also degraded. Is this having an impact on the quality of the...