Raychelle Burks is assistant professor in chemistry at St Edward's University, Austin, US
17 February 2017
In the first of a new column, Raychelle Burks investigates a mass arsenic poisoning during the Great Depression
4 May 2016
It failed as a painkiller, but Haldol rapidly became an essential medicine for schizophrenia. Raychelle Burks explains more
2 March 2016
Too much cola can mess with your brain. The effects of excess brominated vegetable oil explained
3 February 2016
Raychelle Burks explains how the scent of cedar wood can be used to destroy pests
23 September 2015
Raychelle Burks finds out how Potbelly’s patrons became poisoning patients, in the mystery of the sodium azide-laced iced tea
15 September 2015
In this week’s podcast, Raychelle Burks tells us of the cool but warming effects of methyl salicylate, better known as oil of wintergreen.
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