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 564 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Silver iodide


How the compound that ushered in a photographic revolution has taken to the skies to try to control the weather


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Amantadine


Katrina Krämer investigates how one of the smallest small-molecule drugs around saved Jeanna Giese's life


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Indole


Kat Arney investigates a potent chemical that might explain the brain-bending powers of bacteria


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Amber


Mike Freemantle introduces amber – the valuable organic gemstone that invests unwary insects in a durable tomb


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Beryllium oxide


Brian Clegg examines the duality that makes beryllium oxide so valuable to the electronics industry


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 2019-05-17  6m
 
 

Methylphenidate (Ritalin)


Jamie Durrani diverts his attention to the rise of Ritalin, a drug first identified as a way of improving tennis performance


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 2019-05-10  6m
 
 

Limulus Amebocyte Lysate


Frances Addison takes a look at the discovery that brought horseshoe crabs to the heart of the pharmaceutical industry


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 2019-05-03  5m
 
 

Levothyroxine


Kit Chapman investigates the drug that has been one of the top five prescription medications in the UK every year for the last two decades


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 2019-04-26  4m
 
 

Starch


Inspired by a mention of arrowroot in Jane Austen's Emma, Mike Freemantle investigates how subtle differences in composition mean starch can be resistant dietary fibre or easily-digested nourishment.


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 2019-04-19  6m
 
 

Aniline


How an early synthetic dye chemical came to play a role in a mysterious disease outbreak in 1980s Spain


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 2019-04-12  7m