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Chemistry World Podcast

Join the Chemistry World team for interviews, news and in-depth discussions of issues facing the chemistry community. Get in touch with your thoughts by tweeting @ChemistryWorld

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Chemistry World Book Club podcast – Elements of Power

This month we learn of the problems that arise from mining rare metals in David Abraham's The Elements of Power

22mins

10 Mar 2016

Rank #1

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Chemistry World podcast – August2015

In this space special, we learn how to study comets surfaces, and speak to a Nobel Prize winner about his 20-year-old prediction proving to be correct

28mins

1 Aug 2015

Rank #2

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Chemistry World Book Club podcast – Adventures in the Anthropocene

This month we consider the dawning of a new epoch as we discuss Gaia Vince's Adventures in the Anthropocene

22mins

12 Feb 2016

Rank #3

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Chemistry World podcast - October 2014

We speak to Jason Sello about the hunt for new antibiotics, and Monique Simmonds explains the chemical role of botanical gardens

36mins

3 Oct 2014

Rank #4

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Chemistry World Podcast May 2012

May 2012 podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

36mins

4 May 2012

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Chemistry World podcast - June 2013

We discover 300 years of chemistry in Edinburgh with Eleanor Campbell, and explore the secrets of the main group elements

34mins

3 Jun 2013

Rank #6

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Chemistry World Podcast April 2012

April 2012 podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

34mins

4 Apr 2012

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Chemistry World podcast - November 2013

Michelle Francl helps us tackle chemophobia, and we discover the history, art and science of alloys with David Dye

31mins

4 Nov 2013

Rank #8

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Chemistry World Podcast March 2012

March 2012 podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

35mins

6 Mar 2012

Rank #9

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Chemistry World podcast - May 2014

We speak to the 'sultan of synthesis', Phil Baran, and Peter James explains how labs can save cash on energy bills

34mins

8 May 2014

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Chemistry World Podcast January 2013

January 2013 podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

37mins

10 Jan 2013

Rank #11

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Chemistry World podcast – July 2015

We ask, does graphene live up to the hype, and discuss injectable electronics that unfold in the brain

29mins

1 Jul 2015

Rank #12

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Chemistry World Podcast October 2012

October 2012 podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

33mins

3 Oct 2012

Rank #13

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Chemistry World podcast - April 2013

Geoffrey Kibby on mushroom chemistry, Paul Midgley illuminates 3D imaging and the team cover the latest news

37mins

4 Apr 2013

Rank #14

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Chemistry World podcast - September 2014

We speak to Paul Clarke about the challenges of natural product synthesis and discuss the pros and cons of perovskite solar cells

35mins

5 Sep 2014

Rank #15

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Chemistry World podcast - May 2013

Robert Lovitt tells us about algae biotechnology, Patrick Holland discusses nitrogen fixing chemistry and the team cover the latest news

40mins

2 May 2013

Rank #16

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Chemistry World podcast - December 2013

We discover how spin chemistry guides migrating birds and explore the science of cheese

31mins

3 Dec 2013

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Chemistry World podcast - June 2014

We speak to Tom Brown, the 2014 Chemistry World Entrepreneur of the Year, and find out why cells spend so much time doing nothing

35mins

2 Jun 2014

Rank #18

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Chemistry World podcast – April 2015

How do you smell? We discuss a controversial theory about odour detection, and investigate forensic toxicology

27mins

3 Apr 2015

Rank #19

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Chemistry World podcast - March 2013

Mark Mascal talks about bio-derived chemicals, John Lindon introduces the Phenome Centre and the team cover the latest news

38mins

13 Mar 2013

Rank #20