Interviews about Chemistry

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

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...

03 August 2015

How do hormones help take you on a path to a gender? And what can disrupt this process?

07 July 2015

Explosives have been used for over 1000 years, but what makes an explosive and how do they work?

24 June 2015

Covalent bonds help bacteria stick to tissue.

22 June 2015

The Great Fire burned for 4 days and destroyed 13,000 houses. We investigate how it started, why it spread, and how...

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?