Answers to questions about chemistry, matter, gases, fuels, green chemistry, nanotechnology...
It's all about the ions.....
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?
What makes things sticky?
Is artificial photosynthesis possible? If it's achieved in the lab, would it benefit mankind?
How can protein sequences be used to predict 3d structure?
Can a shrink-wrap treatment that claims to kill fat through lysis of fat cells be healthy? Would it really work?
What factors affect the taste and texture of chewing gum?