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Chemistry in its element

Chemistry World

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Chemistry in its element
Chemistry in its element

Chemistry in its element

Chemistry World

29
Followers
228
Plays
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A weekly tour of the periodic table, from Chemistry World, the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Ciguatoxin

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

6 MIN3 days ago
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Ciguatoxin

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.

6 MIN1 weeks ago
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Ramipril & ACE inhibitors

Hedione

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

6 MIN2 weeks ago
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Hedione

Sodium fluoroacetate

Georgia Mills examines a controversial killer: Sodium fluoroacetate or 1080

5 MIN3 weeks ago
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Sodium fluoroacetate

Methylhexaneamine or DMAA

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

6 MINSEP 13
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Methylhexaneamine or DMAA

Domoic acid

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

9 MINSEP 6
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Domoic acid

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

6 MINAUG 30
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Boric acid

Amygdalin & Laetrile

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

8 MINAUG 23
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Amygdalin & Laetrile

Dopamine

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

5 MINAUG 16
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Dopamine

Hydrogen sulfide

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

6 MINAUG 9
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Hydrogen sulfide

Latest Episodes

Ciguatoxin

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

6 MIN3 days ago
Comments
Ciguatoxin

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.

6 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Ramipril & ACE inhibitors

Hedione

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

6 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
Hedione

Sodium fluoroacetate

Georgia Mills examines a controversial killer: Sodium fluoroacetate or 1080

5 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Sodium fluoroacetate

Methylhexaneamine or DMAA

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

6 MINSEP 13
Comments
Methylhexaneamine or DMAA

Domoic acid

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

9 MINSEP 6
Comments
Domoic acid

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

6 MINAUG 30
Comments
Boric acid

Amygdalin & Laetrile

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

8 MINAUG 23
Comments
Amygdalin & Laetrile

Dopamine

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

5 MINAUG 16
Comments
Dopamine

Hydrogen sulfide

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

6 MINAUG 9
Comments
Hydrogen sulfide