Interviews about Chemistry

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

04 May 2015

Falling ash and scorching pyroclastic flows are the most dangerous elements of an eruption. How do they work?

04 May 2015

Eruptions are dramatic events that tear apart mountains. But what is actually going on inside an erupting volcano?

21 April 2015

After a quick sniff women were able to tell if sweat had come from a happy man or not...

07 April 2015

Can you poor a cup of steaming hot tea from a teapot made entirely of chocolate?

07 April 2015

Could a chocolate bar become the next health food?

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...