Interviews about Chemistry

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

07 April 2015

How useless would a chocolate teapot be? Only one way to find out...

07 April 2015

Surprise friends with a weird, squishy egg that has lost the hard parts of its shell.

07 April 2015

Your school textbook got it wrong, it is possible to "unboil" an egg, and the process could have big...

26 March 2015

Testing for drugs and toxins in the body is vital to a solving whole host of crimes.

16 March 2015

Scientists have discovered how the kings of the colour-change, chameleons, alter their skin hue...

16 March 2015

Nice to sniff you? Scientists have shown that people sniff their fingers twice as often after a handshake...

13 March 2015

Light is fundamental to how we see, but what happens if our eyes can no longer detect light? Could we make bionic eyes...

02 March 2015

We couldn't live without electricity. Italian inventor Alessandro Volta discovered how to harness its power with...

02 March 2015

Spectroscopes have been used to discover what stars and planets are made of, as well as to find new elements here on...

02 March 2015

The discovery of Hydrogen paved the way for a better understanding of the elements that make up the Universe.

24 February 2015

The panel discuss the various frustrations and complications of working with such a controversial plant.

23 February 2015

Chemicals in cannabis have shown promising results in halting the growth of cancerous cells in the lab. But will this...

23 February 2015

You've probably heard a lot about weed, and maybe even tried it, but how much do you know about the...

17 February 2015

Parkinson's Disease is extremely hard to diagnose but scientists have been trialing a breath test in mice, which...

09 February 2015

Researchers take a red pen to the explanation for one of the most famous school chemistry experiments in which sodium...

09 February 2015

How sperm gear themselves up to fertilise an egg is very difficult to study. But now remote controlled sperm shed light...

06 February 2015

Learning more about how enzymes work could lead to the design of new enzymes.

26 January 2015

We follow a batch of rubbish on its recycling journey...

26 January 2015

What is a plastic, and how are plastics made? Physicist Athene Donald makes some nylon and demonstrates thermoplastics...

20 January 2015

Where did the ingredients for life come from? A new study suggests that deep-space sugars could hold the key...

12 January 2015

A new ingredient that can trick your body into feeling full has been discovered by researchers in London.

12 January 2015

There could be trouble ahead if we burn all our available fossil fuels, according to new research.

06 January 2015

Apart from a dissolving teaspoon, the element gallium might hold the key to making more powerful processors for...

16 December 2014

We find out how best to impress at the dinner table this year with some super science experiments...