everyday science

  • French fries
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    French fries

    1 November 2010

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.

  • A sandalwood sculpture of an elephant
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    Sandalwood

    1 September 2010

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives

  • Black 'cholester-oil'
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    Asphaltene

    1 July 2010

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives

  • Teen looking rough at the end of the night
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    Meow meow or M-kat

    1 May 2010

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives

  • The sponge Stylotella aurantium
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    Palau'amine

    1 March 2010

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.

  • White wine and fish
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    White wine and fish

    1 January 2010

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.

  • Fruit
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    Potassium permanganate

    1 November 2009

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.

  • Preparing for a pandemic - stocking up on tamiflu
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    Tamiflu

    1 September 2009

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.

  • Money rolled up to snort cocaine
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    Dirty money

    1 July 2009

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives

  • A baby drinking milk
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    Bisphenol A (BPA)

    1 May 2009

    Simon Cotton takes a look at those compounds that find themselves in the news or relate to our everyday lives.