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A leading scientist or author tells the story behind a different compound or molecule.
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Sodium alginate

17 September 2014 Podcast | Compounds

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When Brian Clegg's acid reflux strikes, he knows he can rely on help from this compound: Sodium alginate


10 September 2014 Podcast | Compounds

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It reeks of rotting fish but finds use in a range of applications - Jenna Bilbrey introduces trimethylamine

Chemistry World podcast - September 2014

5 September 2014 Podcast | Monthly

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We speak to Paul Clarke about the challenges of natural product synthesis and discuss the pros and cons of perovskite solar c...


Phenol, that mainstay of the chemical industry, was a familiar smell around the house in s...


Simon Cotton describes one of his favourite school chemistry experiments, involving this w...

Osmium tetraoxide  

It's highly toxic but essential for studying detailed structures of cells. Brian Clegg int...

Magnesium oxide  

You may have created it in a fiery flash or taken it to soothe a burning stomach. Simon Co...

Antifreeze glycoproteins  

Why don't fish freeze in sub-zero seas? Helen Scales introduces the compounds that protect...

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