Interviews about Chemistry

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

10 October 2017

What won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry?

19 September 2017

What chemicals can we find on the planets outside our solar system?

15 August 2017

Goldfish can survive the winter freeze using a genetic trick that allows them to convert lactic acid into alcohol.

01 August 2017

A look at bioremediation and how microbes may help us clean up nuclear waste.

18 July 2017

A team of real life spidermen at Cambridge University have invented a new, greener, cleaner form of artificial spider...

25 April 2017

Harnessing liquid water from water vapour in the air could help millions experiencing water shortages.

25 April 2017

Could detecting an atmosphere on an exoplanet suggest life outside our Solar System?

11 April 2017

Destroying the cells controlling the build-up of fat tissue causes mice to become obese with no change in diet.

24 January 2017

How and why are they so much more efficient than a standard light bulb?

16 January 2017

Scientists have tied the world's smallest knot; less than a millionth of a millimetre across.

05 January 2017

From bean to cup: how do you brew a coffee?

29 December 2016

What happens to a hen's egg left soaking for a day or two in vinegar?

28 November 2016

How do we find DNA? And can we use sequencing to work out what's in our smoothie?

08 November 2016

Could we examine DNA that is 3.8 million years old?

07 November 2016

When we're searching for life in our universe, what are we looking for?

10 October 2016

...and they're a thousand times thinner than a human hair.

13 September 2016

Will the new ban on microbeads make a difference?

11 August 2016

The Royal Society for Public Health recently called for drugs to be decriminalised but what were their reasons?

02 August 2016

The Olympics are only just beginning but stories of doping have been filling the papers for months. So what's the...

26 July 2016

Researchers may have found a tiny solution for storing big data.

26 July 2016

The UK's leading academies have issued a joint statement on the key priorities for UK science after the referendum.

26 July 2016

What's happening inside the engine to keep your car moving?

26 July 2016

Is there any way to change the petrol fractions of crude oil so they can work in a diesel engine?

26 July 2016

What are biofuels made from and are they any better than fossil fuels?