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  • A man using a ultraviolet tanning bed
    Podcast

    Melanin

    22 February 2018

    A family of biological pigments that make life more colourful

  • The front cover of Cordelia Fine's book – Testosterone rex
    Podcast

    Book Club – Testosterone rex

    16 February 2018

    Cordelia Fine explores the myriad myths about surrounding equality

  • Periodic table of the elements – 118 – Oganesson
    Podcast

    Oganesson

    15 February 2018

    Meet Yuri Oganessian, the elemental explorer forever immortalised on the periodic table

  • Periodic table of the elements – 117 – Tennessine
    Podcast

    Tennessine

    14 February 2018

    Three Tennessee institutions contributed to the discovery of element 117, now fittingly named tennessine

  • Periodic table of the elements – 116 – Livermorium
    Podcast

    Livermorium

    13 February 2018

    Meet the Mayor of Livermore, California, and discover how his city has been immortalised on the periodic table

  • Periodic table of the elements – 115 – Moscovium
    Podcast

    Moscovium

    12 February 2018

    The US-Russian collaborative superheavy element 'factory' strikes again, but only 100 atoms of element 115 have ever been observed

  • Periodic table of the elements – 114 – Flerovium
    Podcast

    Flerovium

    9 February 2018

    How 'hot fusion' research saw an end to cold war tensions

  • Periodic table of the elements – 113 – Nihonium
    Podcast

    Nihonium

    8 February 2018

    The element that realised a Japanese national dream

  • Rolex submariner, dial glowing in the dark
    Podcast

    Strontium aluminate

    1 February 2018

    A glow-in-the-dark compound that defies naming conventions

  • More molecules of murder – John Emsley
    Podcast

    Book Club – More molecules of murder

    26 January 2018

    John Emsley returns with a new batch of deadly compounds