Answers to Chemistry Questions

Answers to questions about chemistry, matter, gases, fuels, green chemistry, nanotechnology...

08 August 2013

Why does a glass of fizzy drink bubble over when icecubes are dropped into it? We ask a champagne specialist physicist!

08 August 2013

Could diamonds be mined out in Space? Could other planets form even better diamonds than Earth?

25 July 2013

What makes things sticky?

11 April 2013

Is artificial photosynthesis possible? If it's achieved in the lab, would it benefit mankind?

14 March 2013

How can protein sequences be used to predict 3d structure?

07 March 2013

Can a shrink-wrap treatment that claims to kill fat through lysis of fat cells be healthy? Would it really work?

23 December 2012

What factors affect the taste and texture of chewing gum?

28 October 2012

We ask, if we can melt a marshmallow over a campfire, why not a potato?

12 August 2012

Is making vitamin D akin to human photosynthesis?

08 July 2012

Can the type of cutlery used to prepare and serve food really alter its flavour? And does it really change, or is it...