Answers to questions about chemistry, matter, gases, fuels, green chemistry, nanotechnology...
Are the plants enough?
Unripe pears are dry, yet ripe pears are juicy so how do they
We find out why petrol creates a rainbow effect when in contact with water, and how the behaviour of light can create...
Windows, computer screens and phones that never get grubby? What's the chemistry making that self cleaning glass...
Can you tell why someone was crying just from looking at their tears? And why do people get so watery-eyed in the first...
The burning issue of spontaneous human combustion, a scientific
We ignite the issue with Professor of Chemistry and Fire Science, Richard Hull, from Lancaster University
Is it okay to use a new phone straight from the box, or should you charge it up first?
Do you suffer from white armpit stains? If so, how best to avoid? We sniff out the answer!
Why does a glass of fizzy drink bubble over when icecubes
are dropped into it? We ask a champagne specialist physicist!
Could diamonds be mined out in Space? Could other planets form even better diamonds than Earth?