Here is a podcast I did for The Economist on August 22, 2012. We discuss interplanetary networking, gas-guzzling paint and new approaches to web publishing and social media.
Found in secret agents suicide pills, used for extracting gold from its ore, and found in dangerously high quantity in African staple food – here’s hydrogen cyanide.
Chemistry in its elements: Hydrogen Cyanide, Chemistry World, 14 September 2011
Chloroform is a simple molecule. It was discovered by three researchers from different countries, all independently, in around 1831. Only one of those three was a chemist. Why then would a pharmacist and a medical doctor be involved in seeking new chemical entities?
Chemistry in its elements: Chloroform, Chemistry World, 27 July 2011