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 634 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 19 hours 53 minutes

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Feldspar


Brian Clegg introduces the humble mineral that delights both astronomers and archaeologists


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 2020-06-12  7m
 
 

Cimetidine


Mike Freemantle introduces the peptic ulcer treatment cimetidine, which – as Tagamet – became the first 'blockbuster' drug


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 2020-06-05  7m
 
 

Fexinidazole


The World Health Organisation hope to eradicate human African trypanosomiasis, better known as sleeping sickness, within our lifetimes. Jamie Durrani looks at a drug that may make it possible.


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 2020-05-29  6m
 
 

DMT – Dimethyltryptamine


Georgia Mills investigates the psychoactive found in ayahuasca that may mirror near-death experiences


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 2020-05-22  7m
 
 

Chlorine dioxide


Katrina Krämer investigates how industrial-strength bleach became promoted as 'miracle mineral supplement' – a supposed 'cure' for autism, cancer and even Covid-19.


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 2020-05-15  8m
 
 

Oleic acid


Brian Clegg discovers the link between olive oil, dandruff and stained glass windows.


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 2020-05-08  7m
 
 

Interferon beta


An immune-modulating compound used to reduce the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and now showing potential against coronaviruses, interferon beta is the last of the WHO's Covid-19 Solidarity trial candidates to get the Chemistry in its element treatment.


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 2020-05-01  6m
 
 

Ritonavir


The unexplained appearance and dramatic spread of a new form of HIV drug ritonavir hurt patients and cost its makers almost $250 million. Alexander Whiteside on the chemical phenomenon that links Irving Langmuir, H G Wells and Kurt Vonnegut.


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 2020-04-24  11m
 
 

Lopinavir


Ben Valsler explains how a drug that prevents HIV from donning its protective 'coat' now makes up one arm of the World Health Organisation's Covid-19 trial


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 2020-04-17  6m
 
 

Remdesivir


Will new clinical trials for Covid-19 give remdesivir a second chance?Ben Valsler introduces the broad-spectrum antiviral that didn't quite make it as the Ebola drug it was originally planned to be.


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 2020-04-03  6m