Interviews about Chemistry

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

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...

09 December 2015

Geoff Baldwin is using nanocages to target cancer drugs to tumours, leaving healthy cells unharmed.

09 December 2015

Paul Freemont is co-director and co-founder of the Imperial College synthetic biology hub, told me about the...

20 November 2015

Kat Arney tackles a long held myth that glass is a liquid...

20 November 2015

Sugar rots your teeth, but not all sugars are the same...

20 November 2015

Sugar has been shown to make us gain weight but how does the sugar we eat turn to fat? And is this different for when...

12 November 2015

The elemental carbon in cigarette smoke causes inflammation and, ultimately, chronic lung disease... emphysema in...

02 November 2015

Modelling of Saturn's moon Enceladus has revealed that there could be hydrogen - a vital food source for microbes...

02 November 2015

London is facing fines of £300 million per year for illegally polluting the air. What are the authorities doing to...

02 November 2015

Just how safe is the air we breath? With a pollution montior, we hit the streets to see what we're inhaling and...

02 November 2015

When you take into account everything, from construction to battery recycling, are electric cars any greener?

02 November 2015

A chemical breakthough could enable batteries to store five times more energy than today's models, transforming...

13 October 2015

The award wining work uncovered how cells repair damaged DNA - a fundamental mechanism in cells and important in cancer.