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Latest: Chemistry World podcast – May 2015

Chemistry in its Element: Series one

The Elements

Listen to the whole series at the Visual Elements Periodic Table.

Chemistry in its Element: Series two

The Compounds

A leading scientist or author tells the story behind a different compound or molecule.
Latest: Sodium sulfate

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Recent podcasts

Sodium sulfate

1 July 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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Brian Clegg on sodium sulfate, known as 'the miraculous salt' because of its strong laxative effects.

Methanol

24 June 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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Tempted by a tipple of home-brewed moonshine? Andrew Turley examines the risks associated with drinking methanol.

Cortisol & Hydrocortisone

16 June 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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Brian Clegg investigates a compound that calms inflamed joints and excites the stressed brain: Cortisol

Parabens  

Ben Valsler examines the chemicals at the heart of one of the latest cosmetic & food addit...

Phosgene  

Matt Gunther investigates a clear, colourless gas responsible for thousands of deaths in t...

Calcium hydroxide  

It rendered walls of pyramids and helps remove unwanted hair - Brian Clegg introduces a co...

Nacre  

From a glamorous necklace to cutting edge body armour - Helen Scales investigates the prop...

Hyaluronic acid  

Brian Clegg smooths out the wrinkles over the darling of the cosmetic industry, hyaluronic...

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