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7 September 2016
Find out about the Black Prince’s ruby, which is no ruby at all
31 August 2016
This powerful poison is said to have the power to transform werewolves and heal snake bites. Brian Clegg unpicks fiction from fact
24 August 2016
Is there really a simple, fruity route to weight loss?
17 August 2016
Brian Clegg gets to the heart of the matter on the benefits or otherwise of one of the most commonly prescribed drugs
10 August 2016
The one hormone that we know is involved in appetite
3 August 2016
When the communion bread starts secreting blood, could this be the cause?
26 July 2016
Kat Arney tells us about the active ingredient in energy drinks
20 July 2016
A yellow dress, of the type worn by Jane Austen, sets Michael Freemantle exploring the chemistry of picric acid
14 July 2016
It’s the active molecule in the plant known as electric daisies or the toothache plant but it might also make your skin smoother
6 July 2016
Kat Arney introduces the organomercury preservative associated with the current controversy around vaccines
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