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Latest: Chemistry World podcast – March 2015

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.
Latest: Calcium hydroxide

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Calcium hydroxide

27 May 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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It rendered walls of pyramids and helps remove unwanted hair - Brian Clegg introduces a compound with many names - Calcium hy...

Nacre

20 May 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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From a glamorous necklace to cutting edge body armour - Helen Scales investigates the properties of nacre

Hyaluronic acid

13 May 2015 Podcast | Compounds

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Brian Clegg smooths out the wrinkles over the darling of the cosmetic industry, hyaluronic acid

Mussel adhesive proteins  

How do mussels stick tight and weather the constant ocean waves? Helen Scales discovers mu...

Acetylene  

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

CS gas  

Simon Cotton examines a compound banned in warfare but still used by police to disperse cr...

Goethite  

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

Niacin  

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

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