Interviews about Chemistry

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

08 April 2014

How we can change the lithium ion batteries in your phone or laptop to make them hold more energy.

08 April 2014

What a battery is and how do they work?

31 March 2014

Humans have handedness, but is the same true for chemistry? Can chemicals tell their right from their left?

08 March 2014

Professor David Phillips and his team are figuring out how our DNA gets damaged, and which chemicals are responsible

04 March 2014

Chaperones are proteins that help other proteins to fold properly, and being flexible makes chaperones better at this...

24 December 2013

Whoosh! Money to burn, or not. Why an alcohol-soaked ten Pound note won't actually singe...

24 December 2013

Tired of pathetic party poppers lacking propulsive power? We create a much better bang, using hydrogen...

26 November 2013

Could smell come from the vibrations of individual molecules?

19 November 2013

Nine missing Doctor Who episodes were found this year. How they were restored?

11 September 2013

Escapes of methane from fracking sites could trigger substantial global warming, as methane is a greenhouse gas.

11 September 2013

Fracking has led to lower energy prices in the US, so could the UK see a similar trend?

28 August 2013

A new way of profiling all the chemicals made by cells when they are injured could help us reverse the damage caused by...

15 August 2013

How nitrogen fixation improves soil...

25 April 2013

New biofuel from gut-bugs - Dr. Love discusses the potential of E. Coli as the next fuel generator.

25 April 2013

Dr. John Ramsey discusses legal highs and how chemical analysis can be used to help decide their legality.

28 February 2013

Cambridge University researchers have tested a new way of sensing the atmosphere, using sensors mounted on a remote-...

28 February 2013

Antarctica is part of the world most affected by a changing climate. Atmospheric research there can help us understand...

14 February 2013

Some species of algae produce lipids which can be converted to biofuel. But how do we effectively extract them?

18 December 2012

The Planet Earth team find out how the East Anglian Fen lands are helping to model climate change through peat......

11 November 2012

What happens to the hormone disrupting chemicals found in contraceptive pills or hormone replacement therapies once...

01 October 2012

Laundry detergent containing a special additive could convert clothes into pollution-busting air filters, according to...

30 September 2012

Catheters bugs can't colonise, and element 113 is discovered...