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  • Resin drips from the Mastic tree
    Podcast

    Caryophyllene

    2018-10-19T11:37:00Z

    A biologically active compound from the biblical balm of Gilead, said to ‘heal the sin-sick soul’ and mentioned at the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

  • Algae bloom in Reflecting Pool, Washington, DC
    Podcast

    Anatoxin-a

    2018-10-12T10:00:00Z

    The compound formerly known by the no-nonsense name 'very fast death factor'

  • Colchicum autumnale flowers
    Podcast

    Colchicine

    2018-10-05T10:00:00Z

    An ancient, but effective, remedy for painful attacks of gout

  • A Bandari woman showing her hands with indigo traces after sewing a traditional burqa mask
    Podcast

    Indigo

    2018-09-28T10:00:00Z

    The rise and fall of the Indian indigo industry is just one part of this pigment's colourful history

  • Infant with Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. Jaundice.
    Podcast

    Bilirubin

    2018-08-10T15:20:00Z

    Kat Arney investigates the chemicals responsible for giving bruises their hue and colouring your poo

  • A sign for Naloxone in a room where students learn about opioid overdose prevention
    Podcast

    Naloxone

    2018-08-03T09:30:00Z

    The antidote that can stop an opioid overdose in its tracks

  • Fentanyl health alert
    Podcast

    Fentanyl

    2018-07-26T12:27:00Z

    A 1960s breakthrough in pain relief that now fuels the opioid crisis

  • Sheep
    Podcast

    Lanolin

    2018-07-20T12:55:00Z

    How a waxy mixture from a sheep's fleece helped create a global fashion brand

  • Beta-galactosidase molecule
    Opinion

    The role of information theory in chemistry

    2018-06-21T00:00:00Z

    Is chemistry an information science after all?

  • Iron pyrite (fool's gold)
    Podcast

    Iron sulfides

    2018-06-14T16:50:00Z

    One mineral form may look like gold, but Brian Clegg isn't fooled by the value of iron sulfides

  • Spider web
    Podcast

    Spidroin

    2018-06-07T11:40:00Z

    Kat Arney on your friendly neighbourhood spider silk protein

  • Peppercorns in a wooden spoon
    Podcast

    Piperine

    2018-05-31T11:00:00Z

    Jamie Durrani on the compound that gives pepper its characteristic kick

  • Early to mid 20th century product tins most visibly one from Folger's Golden Gate Cream Tartar, Edmonds Historical Museum, Edmonds, Washington, USA.
    Podcast

    Potassium bitartrate

    2018-05-24T09:00:00Z

    Brian Clegg with the winemaking byproduct that may be lurking in your larder

  • Huaorani hunter using a traditional blowpipe
    Podcast

    Curare and ouabain

    2018-04-06T21:35:00Z

    Jamie Durrani presents a pair of plant-based poisons

  • 3d rendering of a subsea cable on the seabed
    Podcast

    Gutta percha

    2018-03-29T16:27:00Z

    Kat Arney on the tree sap that once insulated transatlantic cables

  • Maitotoxin structure
    Podcast

    Maitotoxin

    2018-03-09T14:28:00Z

    A giant marine toxin with a total synthesis story to tell

  • Ceanothus americanus. Common names include New Jersy tea, red root,  mountain sweet, and wild snowball
    Research

    American Civil War era tea yields modern day medicine

    2018-03-05T08:41:00Z

    Macrocyclisation strategy key to obtaining long known alkaloid with untapped potential

  • Blue lobster
    Podcast

    Astaxanthin

    2018-03-02T12:18:00Z

    Colourful crustaceans and the story of a ubiquitous biological pigment

  • Artemisinin 3D Balls
    Research

    Antimalarial plant's chlorophyll catalyses drug synthesis

    2018-03-01T14:04:00Z

    New ‘green’ method makes malaria-fighting artemisinin’s synthesis faster and cheaper with industrial production planned for 2021

  • digital codes ascribed to a molecule ga
    Research

    Encryption using carbon-13

    2018-02-27T14:06:00Z

    New technique encrypts materials by altering levels of carbon-13 at regiospecific atoms