Interviews about Chemistry

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

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.

06 October 2015

A new fizzing powder stops bleeding in its tracks...

06 October 2015

Helen Sharman, the first British astronaut, reveals all about her journey into orbit alongside a team of Russian...

06 October 2015

It takes more than just the individual to get an astronaut into space, who are the unsung heroes of space travel?

21 September 2015

Coffee lovers beware: drinking it at night disrupts your body clock by almost an hour, leading to less sleep...

08 September 2015

The iridescent wings of a tropical butterfly could hold the key to developing new highly, selective gas detection...

02 September 2015

For most, science is defined by textbook assignments, but this is set to change. Will 15-year olds soon be publishing...

25 August 2015

Philae touched down on a comet back in 2014 but what has this revealed about the Kuiper Belt?

10 August 2015

Graphene has some truly exceptional properties. The real killer application will be in something totally novel, but...

10 August 2015

We have heard all the hype, but what is graphene actually doing for us right now? What are the current uses of this...

10 August 2015

Graphene has some impressive properties, but how do we actually make it commercially? What happens in a graphene-...

10 August 2015

Graphene was first isolated in 2004. Since then we have heard the hype, but what actually IS graphene? And why is...