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Making the tiniest machines 00:59:00

Making the tiniest machines

by David Leigh
Making the tiniest machines
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 742 views
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Over the past few years some of the first examples of synthetic molecular level machines and motors Ñ all be they primitive by biological standards Ñhave been developed. These molecules respond to light, chemical and electrical stimuli, inducing mo....

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RS Sumner 00:43:00

‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800

by James Sumner
‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1244 views
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Eighteenth-century chemists could gain useful income and patronage as advisors to industry – and some of the wealthiest and most influential industrialists were brewers. Making chemical knowledge credible to this audience, however, was not always e....

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catalytic-clothing - Ryan 00:06:00

Catalytic Clothing

by Tony Ryan
Catalytic Clothing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1520 views
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When science meets fashion exciting things happen. Unlikely collaborators designer Helen Storey MBE and scientist Tony Ryan OBE have teamed up for Catalytic Clothing - a radical project that endeavours to clean the air we breathe through the clothes ....

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Meyer 00:12:00

The Chemistry of Gasoline

by Anna Meyer
The Chemistry of Gasoline
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2782 views
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Explaining the chemistry behind gasoline. Also given is an explanation of ethanol, an alternative fuel.

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green-chemistry1 00:11:00

Green Chemistry – an overview

by Julie Bowditch
Green Chemistry – an overview
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 992 views
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A general overview and a brief history of the green movement.

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Green-Chemistry2 00:10:00

Green Chemistry

by Rachael Dean
Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1009 views
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Green chemistry

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Schrock 00:06:00

Catalysts and collaborations

by Richard Schrock
Catalysts and collaborations
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1068 views
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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 cata....

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Hare buckey 00:08:00

Bucky Balls

by Jonathan Hare
Bucky Balls
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1337 views
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The Buckyball, or C-60 molecule was discovered by accident (in the lab) while trying to understand the chemistry between the stars in the Interstellar Medium ISM. The discovery led to the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1996. Here we look at the structur....

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Hare giant buckey 00:05:00

Giant Fullerenes

by Jonathan Hare
Giant Fullerenes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1180 views
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C-60, the football caged molecule is the head of a family of carbon based structures called the Fullerenes. In this presentation we ook at the larger structures, the giant fullerenes and among other things we will explore the 60nrule us....

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George Gray

by George Gray
George Gray
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1445 views
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George Gray has contributed fundamentally to the research and development of liquid crystal materials which comprise the Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) that are so essential to today's information based society. He created and systematized the liquid ....

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Multi-Catalyst Systems

by Suzanne Opalka
Multi-Catalyst Systems
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1077 views
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Many products you use everyday are the direct result of synthetic innovation in organic chemistry. The McQuade group is interested designing catalysts to aid in more efficient synthetic transformations. n We are especially interested in the effect of....

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