Chemistry at The University of Manchester
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  • UoM Chemistry 01 Welcome to CAMERA

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    From using smell to diagnose Parkinsons to protecting the UNESCO world heritage site that is the Lake District the University of Manchester School of Chemistry is making some world changing discoveries.

    These films attempt to demystify the science behind the papers and bring a real world view of how important these discoveries are for day to day life. Show less
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    • 24 UoM Chemistry The Golden Age of Catalysis - Duration: 5 minutes.

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      Traditionally, Gold has not been considered a useful element in chemical synthesis.
      Seemingly inert, it's never been found to react well (or at all) with other elements.

      But chemists at the Unive...
    • UoM Chemistry 23 Tiny Science/Mass Industry: Sub Micron Printing - Duration: 4 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 102 views
      How do you create even smaller circuit boards? Print them! The race is on to ensure the devices of the future are more efficient with greater capabilities and the University of Manchester Chemistry...
    • UoM Chemistry 22 Micro Circuit Boards Negotiating Moore's Law - Duration: 7 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 332 views
      We're at a crucial point in the development of smaller and smaller data storage solutions. Moore's law (essentially where processing power for computers doubles every two years) has worked well so ...
    • UoM Chemistry 21 Bio Silicone From The Sea - Duration: 4 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 510 views
      Pioneering a new biologically sound way to produce silica, the substance found on your kitchen utensils, flexible mobile phone covers and erm... some lubricants. All thanks to a little sponge (Sube...
    • UoM Chemistry 20 Guinness World Record: World's Smallest Knot - Duration: 3 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 870 views
      The University of Manchester School of Chemistry have created the world's smallest knot made 'simply' by tying molecules together. This technology (which was initially attempted because it was pret...
    • UoM Chemistry 19 Uranium: A Cure For Cancer? - Duration: 5 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
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      Could Uranium chemistry lead to a cure for cancer? A solution to the problem of hard plastics in our oceans? This fundamental science is possibly one of the greatest discoveries of recent years wit...
    • UoM Chemistry 18 MOFs Making Hydrogen Cars a Reality - Duration: 5 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
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      Hydrogen-powered cars are the clean future of transport, but the problem is that nobody has invented a way to store Hydrogen efficiently on a mass consumer scale - until now. MOFs or Metal Organic ...
    • UoM Chemistry 17 A Cure for Old Age? - Duration: 5 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      • 249 views
      By understanding how to remove Hydrogen Peroxide from our bodies we can prolong youth and prevent diseases like Cancer. The University of Manchester is leading research into this life-changing proc...
    • UoM Chemistry 16 Understanding How Crystals Grow - Duration: 6 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 651 views
      Crystals are all around us, in salt, sugar, microchips and numerous pieces of hardware. At The University of Manchester we are using computational chemistry to understand and track the way crystals...
    • UoM Chemistry 15 Subverting Our Reliance on Crude Oil - Duration: 4 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 297 views
      Are we too heavily reliant on crude oil? Scientists at the University of Manchester are finding another route to making replacement molecules for oil using biological origins.

      The research feature...
    • UoM Chemistry 14 The Chemist's Dream, Expermentally Probing Chemical Bonding - Duration: 5 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 365 views
      What is Chemical Bonding? Scientists at the University of Manchester have finally answered this question by looking at Uranium and Thorium using a technique called Electron Paramagnetic Resonance S...
    • UoM Chemistry 13 Illuminating Actinides - Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
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      Actinides like uranium, neptunium, and plutonium can glow in the dark under the right conditions and chemists at Manchester are using this to devise ways to find and study these elements in the env...
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