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Latest: Chemistry World podcast - December 2014

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.
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10 December 2014 Podcast | Compounds

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Could this be the sweetener that causes the most online panic?

Chemistry World podcast - December 2014

4 December 2014 Podcast | Monthly

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How nitrogen can make green explosives and why molecular communication might produce chatty nanobots


3 December 2014 Podcast | Compounds

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Used to make synthetic cannabis, cannabicyclohexanol may be more risky than its non-synthetic counterpart


Simon Cotton introduces the painkiller tramadol – could this be the next banned drug in ...


A protein with an impressive roster of 'firsts': Anna Lewcock introduces insulin

Psilocybin & Mescaline  

Simon Cotton explores our hallucinogenic horizons with psilocybin and mescaline

Selenium dioxide  

It smells of 'rotting horseradish' but gives glass a magnificent red colour – Brian Cleg...

Chemistry World podcast - November 2014  

We speak to Eric Betzig about his Nobel prize-winning research, and find out how thermoele...

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