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Latest: Chemistry World podcast – March 2015

Chemistry in its Element: Series one

The Elements

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Chemistry in its Element: Series two

The Compounds

A leading scientist or author tells the story behind a different compound or molecule.
Latest: Mussel adhesive proteins

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Mussel adhesive proteins

6 May 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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How do mussels stick tight and weather the constant ocean waves? Helen Scales discovers mussel adhesive proteins


29 April 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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Brian Clegg introduces a compound steeped in faded Victorian glamour – acetylene

CS gas

22 April 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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Simon Cotton examines a compound banned in warfare but still used by police to disperse crowds: CS gas


It's the strongest known biological material and one of the earliest pigments - Helen Scal...


Brian Clegg discusses the vitamin found in both breakfast cereal and meteorites: Niacin


Start your engines! Simon Cotton looks into one of the few chemical names known well to th...


Sensible approach to dental rot or sinister communist plot? Brian Clegg examines the much-...


Simon Cotton introduces the first of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepres...

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