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

18 May 2016 Podcast | Compounds

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Michael Freemantle takes a stroll through 'Jane Austen country' to discover this week's compound: Coumarin

Chemistry World Book Club podcast – Scientific paper writing

11 May 2016 Podcast | Monthly

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This month, we discuss how to write quality scientific papers

Tetraethyl lead

11 May 2016 Podcast | Compounds

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For decades, automobile fuel had a dangerous additive: Tetraethyl lead. Matt Gunther explains why a toxic compound was added ...

Haloperidol  

It failed as a painkiller, but Haldol rapidly became an essential medicine for schizophren...

Cadmium telluride  

It may not be the best material for solar cells but it has some distinct advantages

Hydrazine  

Rowena Fletcher-Wood on the simple compound that links spandex, automobile safety and spac...

Chemistry World Book Club podcast – Why science is sexist  

This month we discuss unconscious bias and other reasons why science is sexist

Acrylamide  

Does burnt toast cause cancer? Martha Henriques explores this complex question

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