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  • CBD oil - cannabis oil containing cannabidiol
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    Cannabidiol

    2018-07-13T11:30:00Z

    The story of Charlotte Figi, Dravet syndrome and the cannabis compound controlling her condition

  • NPK fertiliser
    Podcast

    Potassium sulfate

    2018-07-05T16:52:00Z

    Brian Clegg on a compound that keeps us well fed and looking radiant

  • Helen Thomson – Unthinkable
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    Book Club – Unthinkable

    2018-07-03T12:00:00Z

    Helen Thomson looks at some of the rarest neurological conditions known to science

  • Warfarin tablets, 5mg (pink), 3mg (blue) and 1mg (brown)
    Podcast

    Warfarin

    2018-06-28T14:28:00Z

    Katrina Krämer examines the potent anticoagulant implicated in the death of Joseph Stalin

  • A traditional kerosene lamp
    Podcast

    Kerosene

    2018-06-21T14:15:00Z

    Bat-borne bombs and a classic chemistry textbook, with Mike Freemantle

  • 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

  • Hay Festival 2017
    Podcast

    Chemistry World Book Club at the Hay Festival

    2018-06-08T15:53:00Z

    Emma Stoye seeks the science at the world famous Festival of Literature & Arts

  • 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

  • Arene pirouette
    Podcast

    Twistacenes

    2018-05-17T11:00:00Z

    Kat Arney discovers the strange things that happen when organic compounds go round the twist

  • Mark Lynas – Seeds of science
    Podcast

    Book Club – Seeds of science

    2018-05-15T14:08:00Z

    Mark Lynas on his journey from anti-GM activist to advocate

  • British World War 1 soldiers in a front line trench, 1915-18
    Podcast

    Calcium hypochlorite

    2018-05-10T11:00:00Z

    A component of 'trench atmosphere' and ‘the most powerful antiseptic known’, Mike Freemantle explores calcium hypochlorite and the birth of a chemical dynasty 

  • Using a touch screen device
    Podcast

    Indium tin oxide, ITO

    2018-05-03T13:58:00Z

    Swipe, tap, pinch, poke and prod – Neil Withers gets hands on with touchscreen material indium tin oxide

  • A person wearing a Big bang theory 'Bazinga!' cape
    Podcast

    BaZnGa

    2018-04-26T17:03:00Z

    Science imitates art imitating science, as sitcom The big bang theory inspires the creation of a new compound

  • Cycling road race – from behind
    Podcast

    Triamcinolone

    2018-04-20T17:27:00Z

    Concluding our pair of podcasts on a recent cycling scandal, Ben Valsler looks at the corticosteroid triamcinolone

  • Cyclists in a road race
    Podcast

    Acetylcysteine

    2018-04-12T11:53:00Z

    How a versatile drug that helps manage lung conditions and treat paracetamol overdose found itself at the centre of a cycling scandal

  • 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

  • Front cover of Enlightenment now by Steven Pinker
    Podcast

    Book Club – Enlightenment Now

    2018-03-22T08:07:00Z

    Steven Pinker explains how humanity is doing better than we might at first think