Catalysts and collaborations

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Presenter: Richard Schrock

Published: November 2009

Age: 14-19 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Nature Video

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Catalysts facilitate almost every reaction in the human body. They also enable us to make all kinds of molecules in the lab, and few people have contributed more to this field than Richard Schrock. Can he help Norweigan student Christer pstad to catalyse reactions with his carotenoid molecules. And what will happen when another young chemist, Jeffrey Lancaster, proposes a collaboration with this Nobel Prize winning chemist?