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

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Tryptophan


Ben Valsler tackles 'zombie facts' and the tenuous connection between tryptophan in turkey and your post-Thanksgiving dinner doze


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 2019-11-29  6m
 
 

Zeolites


Brian Clegg introduces the class of materials where the holes are more important than the whole – the super-porous zeolites


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 2019-11-22  7m
 
 

Allicin


It helps prevent garlic plants from marauding insects and should have prevented the Hindenburg disaster – Mike Freemantle on allicin and the smell of freshly crushed garlic


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 2019-11-15  7m
 
 

Beta–damascenone


Louise Crane explains how a series of happy accidents led to the discovery of this rose-scented compound, found in rose oil, beer, apple pie and Kentucky bourbon.


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 2019-11-08  4m
 
 

Gallium arsenide


Brian Clegg introduces gallium arsenide – the supercar of the semiconductor scene


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 2019-11-01  6m
 
 

Electrum


Georgia Mills introduces the malleable mixture of gold and silver that minted some of the world's oldest coins


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 2019-10-25  5m
 
 

Hypoxia-inducible factors – HIFs


Ben Valsler introduces the oxygen sensors that help life react to changing conditions, and were key to the 2019 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine


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 2019-10-18  7m
 
 

Ciguatoxin


Enna Guadalupe investigates the toxin found in reef fish that leads to food poisoning so bad it can cause life-long symptoms.


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 2019-10-11  6m
 
 

Ramipril & ACE inhibitors


How a Brazilian scientist's knowledge of viper venom led to the discovery of a whole class of medication for high blood pressure. With Mike Freemantle.


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 2019-10-04  6m
 
 

Hedione


Louise Crane investigates a jasmine-derived synthetic scent with supposed sex appeal


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 2019-09-27  6m