Chemistry in its element

A weekly tour of the periodic table, from Chemistry World, the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

http://www.chemistryworld.com/podcasts

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 6m. Bisher sind 635 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 20 hours 17 minutes

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Batteries: The bedrock of the sustainable future


In this special podcast produced in partnership with Waters Corporation, find out how understanding the chemistry and materials that go into batteries marks the first step towards making them safer and increasing energy density, and unlocks new...


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 2021-06-01  21m
 
 

Cinnamaldehyde


How did a tree bark from Sri Lanka become one of the essential flavours of the festive season? We explore the history of cinnamon and the compound that gives it its distinctive taste and aroma


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 2020-12-21  7m
 
 

Azidoazide azide


A compound so explosively unstable that nobody has been able to measure how sensitive it is without it, well, exploding.


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 2020-12-11  5m
 
 

Ochre


How one of mankind's oldest pigments helped shepherds secure their sheep and inspired one of the most popular songs of the twentieth century


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 2020-12-04  7m
 
 

Maltodextrin


A sweet compound that provides ample energy for extreme endurance events – find out how maltodextrin helped Anna Ploszajski swim the English channel


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 2020-11-27  7m
 
 

Ionic liquids


Liquid salts, ionic melts, fused salts, or ionic glasses – call them what you like, these much-hyped solvents show great promise. Katrina Krämer speaks to chemical engineer Jason Bara about ionic liquids.


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 2020-11-20  11m
 
 

Chlorhexidine


An antimicrobial compound that kills bacteria and viruses quickly – found in some of the most colourful antiseptic solutions


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 2020-11-13  8m
 
 

Asparagusic acid


Does asparagus give you foul-smelling urine? Helen Arney investigates asparagusic acid, and the lavatorial genetic lottery that controls whether or not you can smell its distinctive aroma


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 2020-11-05  7m
 
 

Glycyrrhizic acid


Glycyrrhizic acid


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 2020-10-30  6m
 
 

Propofol


Propofol


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 2020-10-23  6m