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The Chemistry Podcast features highlights from articles published in Nature and the Research Journals covering the most exciting chemical and biochemical research. The show highlights from news and articles published in Nature and the Research Journals, including interviews with the people behind the science with in-depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering the research.

The Chemistry Podcast features highlights from articles published in Nature and the Research Journals covering the most exciting chemical and biochemical research. The show highlights from news and articles published in Nature and the Research Journals, including interviews with the people behind the science with in-depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering the research.
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The Chemistry Podcast features highlights from articles published in Nature and the Research Journals covering the most exciting chemical and biochemical research. The show highlights from news and articles published in Nature and the Research Journals, including interviews with the people behind the science with in-depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering the research.

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Episodes

Chemistry Podcast: November/December 2009

12/21/2009
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We're showcasing two new ways to deliver drugs more effectively in this show, using nano-carriers and superbly picky compounds. Plus, a tale of two catalysts, and reporter Katharine Sanderson finds out why green fluorescent protein glows.

Duration:00:30:56

Chemistry Podcast: September/October 2009

10/26/2009
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Ribosomes are the stars of this show, as we chat to two scientists awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry for figuring out their structure, and find out how they're being reprogrammed to use artificial amino acids. Plus: polymer-based solar cells, nanoparticle assembly, and a round-up of the best chemistry papers in Nature from editor Andy Mitchinson.

Duration:00:29:32

Chemistry Podcast: July/August 2009

9/1/2009
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In this episode, host Mark Peplow talks to the scientists behind mini DNA 'circuit boards', protein sensing with gold nanoparticles, and measuring what happens when you rip an electron from its molecule. Plus, reporter Katharine Sanderson looks into the best way to store hydrogen if you want to use it to power your car.

Duration:00:33:00

Chemistry Podcast: May/June 2009

6/22/2009
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On this episode, hear how mass spectrometry is helping to identify particular assemblies of proteins that could be responsible for Alzheimer's, find out how to synthesise terpenes in a new way, and discover carbon behaving like a metal, and metals behaving like carbon. Plus, the debate over whether pre-clinical drug discovery should be open access.

Duration:00:26:33

Chemistry Podcast: March/April 2009

4/20/2009
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On this show, how DNA can measure the pH inside living cells, a way to speed up drug screening, all the gossip from the American Chemical Society's spring meeting, and we crack one of the toughest problems in organic chemistry: breaking the carbon-hydrogen bond. Plus, tune in to enter the ChemPod competition for a chance to win a Nature Chemistry goodie bag.

Duration:00:29:30

Chemistry Podcast: January/February 2009

2/24/2009
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This show features the very first paper from our brand new journal Nature Chemistry; listen in to discover how to pair nucleotides in a cage. Plus, a new form of the element boron, how to make a nasty seafood toxin in the lab, and eccentric English chemist Martyn Poliakoff tells us about his Periodic Table of Videos on YouTube.

Duration:00:29:07

ChemPod Extra: Martin Chalfie: 2008

10/24/2008
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Martin Chalfie has just been awarded a Nobel Prize for the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, or GFP. In this exclusive interview for ChemPod, he tells us how he found out that he'd won the Prize, how he first came across the protein and what a fantastic tool it has become, with new applications still being invented today.

Duration:00:17:49

Chemistry Podcast: September/October 2008

10/24/2008
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In this bumper episode, we meet the researchers who've created a colour-changing polymer that could be used in electronic books, celebrate the extraordinary life and work of 'Mr Stereochemistry', survey the organo-catalysis landscape, and find out what's been reinvigorating the field of metabolomics. Plus we hear from one of this year's Nobel Prize winners.

Duration:00:37:02

Chemistry Podcast: July/August 2008

9/5/2008
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Chempod is going green this episode as we report from the latest American Chemical Society meeting where sustainability was big on the agenda. Plus gold catalysis, self-assembling molecules and the terrorism suspect who's been banned from studying school chemistry.

Duration:00:24:00

Chemistry Podcast: May/June 2008

6/25/2008
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In this special nanotechnology show, we discover how a team from MIT are getting nanoparticles into cells, do a spot of interstellar chemistry with an escaping sugar molecule, issue a health warning for those working with carbon nanotubes, and we take a look at the latest online tool helping chemists get hold of chemical information - for free.

Duration:00:27:20

Chemistry Podcast: March/April 2008

4/22/2008
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In this episode of Chempod, we get caught up in catalysis, discover drawbacks to some Alzheimer's drug candidates, and bring you a round up of the best of the American Chemical Society meeting in New Orleans.

Duration:00:29:40

Chemistry Podcast: January/February 2008

2/15/2008
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Find out how DNA is helping researches build crystals out of nanoparticles, discover a clever chemical trick for manipulating uranium, explore the controversial field of DNA conductivity and talk to chemist Bruce Gibb about re-building life and lab after hurricane Katrina.

Duration:00:30:13

Chemistry Podcast: October/November 2007

11/13/2007
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Find out about an exciting new approach to mass spectrometry, how tiny graphite particles replace biological membranes to couple redox enzymes and we speak to Nobel prize winner Richard Schrock about metathesis.

Duration:00:18:57

Chemistry Podcast: August/September 2007

9/4/2007
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A new enzyme working in a surprising way, why chemists make molecules that mimic nature, how to fish for drug targets with high-throughput screening, and the poetic side of the ACS meeting in Boston.

Duration:00:26:33

Chemistry Podcast: June/July 2007

7/3/2007
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How our eyes work, taking a tour of the chemistry blogosphere, Harry Kroto on whether the British government is killing chemistry, and a famed chemist’s special birthday conference.

Duration:00:28:43

Chemistry Podcast: September 2006

9/7/2006
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Microscopic tags, molecular handedness, improving DNA and RNA, protease drugs and suicidal cancer cells

Duration:00:25:02

Chemistry Podcast: March 2006

3/23/2006
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The firefly light, biomolecular labelling, polymeric transistors, DNA self assembly and nanotechnology, microfluidics and sulfur chemistry

Duration:00:26:06