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12 October 2017
Neil Withers relives a choppy (and messy) sea voyage to bring us the science of anti-seasickness drug cinnarizine
6 October 2017
Discover the compound at the heart of a multi-million dollar legal case and an Oscar–winning role for Julia Roberts
29 September 2017
How an attractive blue dye became the basis of a fundamental lab technique
22 September 2017
A hugely useful group of compounds that have a distinct dual personality
13 September 2017
A pyrophoric reagent that remains one of chemistry’s staples and the liquid salts that can tame its wild reactivity
7 September 2017
Mike Freemantle introduces a pigment used by William Morris that also gave the Redcoats their distinctive hue
31 August 2017
Tabitha Watson introduces a poisonous, corrosive and extremely reactive compound that will start ‘roaring reactions’ with almost anything
23 August 2017
A lightweight, bulletproof material made from ice and wood pulp
16 August 2017
Need some fake snow for your Christmas party? Simply look inside a baby’s nappy.
10 August 2017
A popular prescription pill that helps to keep gout and other arthritic conditions under control
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