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Latest: Chemistry World podcast - July 2014

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Latest: Isoamyl acetate

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Isoamyl acetate

30 July 2014 Podcast | Compounds

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It makes a sweet banana-flavoured treat, but can ruin home brewed beer; Jenna Bilbrey introduces isoamyl acetate

Bisphenol A

23 July 2014 Podcast | Compounds

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The science is far from settled, but this week's compound – bisphenol A – is facing bans across the world


16 July 2014 Podcast | Compounds

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Helen Scales investigates tributyltin, banned from use as anti-fouling paint for causing 'imposex' in marine life


From potential painkiller to kitchen-cooked heroin replacement, Nate Adams tracks the hist...

Chemistry World podcast - July 2014  

We speak to artist Briony Marshall and art detective Warren Warren about the more artistic...


It helps keep sharks afloat, but may be partly responsible for their declining numbers: He...


Nathan Adams introduces a confusingly-named protein that's essential for keeping blood flo...


Neil Withers finds out how vermilion has been keeping human civilisation looking bright an...

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