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 599 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Sodium fluoroacetate


Georgia Mills examines a controversial killer: Sodium fluoroacetate or 1080


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 2019-09-20  5m
 
 

Methylhexaneamine or DMAA


Sold as a 'sports supplement', methylhexaneamine – or DMAA – is implicated in the deaths of otherwise fit & healthy people. Enna Guadalupe investigates.


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 2019-09-13  6m
 
 

Domoic acid


Katrina Krämer investigates a marine toxin that drives animals crazy and might have inspired one of Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous films


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 2019-09-06  9m
 
 

Boric acid


Mike Freemantle revisits battlefield surgery to investigate boric acid, a key part of Dakin's antiseptic solution used extensively in the first world war


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 2019-08-30  6m
 
 

Amygdalin & Laetrile


Patrick Hughes delves into the molecule at the centre of a decades-old cancer treatment conspiracy theory


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 2019-08-22  8m
 
 

Dopamine


Georgia Mills tackles the feel-good neurotransmitter and hormone behind thrill seeking, addiction and mobile gaming


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 2019-08-16  5m
 
 

Hydrogen sulfide


Mike Freemantle finds the connection between Land of Hope and Glory and the noxious, corrosive, flammable gas that stinks of rotten eggs


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 2019-08-09  6m
 
 

Baclofen


One doctor's battle with alcoholism and self-experimentation with baclofen led to a rush of people desperate to try the drug to curb their addictions. But are we simply replacing one problem with another, asks Enna Guadalupe 


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 2019-08-02  5m
 
 

Polypropylene


Microplastics, including polypropylene, are present in our oceans, on our beaches and even in bottled water. Ian Robertson from PerkinElmer investigates the scale and some solutions


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 2019-07-26  8m
 
 

Zinc polycarboxylate


Lay back in the chair and say 'Ahh', as Mike Freemantle introduces zinc polycarboxylate dental cement


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 2019-07-19  7m