Martyn Poliakoff

Type: Person
Name: Martyn Poliakoff
First reported 21 mins ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 1 reports

Watch This, And You May Never Look At Cheeseburgers The Same Way Again

Warning: This may destroy cheeseburgers for you forever.Hydrochloric acid is a strong compound that has many industrial uses, from removing rust from steel to processing leather. It's also found in your stomach.In fact, a stomach-churning episode from ... [Published Huffington Post - 21 mins ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Periodic table alarm clock lets you see atomic numbers at a glance

University of Nottingham's chemistry professor Martyn Poliakoff says that most chemists don't know the atomic number of most elements and that it's a pain to look in the periodic table. That's why alarm clock is his favorite gadget: "The first periodic ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Speech: David Willetts speech to the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows Forum

It is a great honour to be here in the company of so many distinguished scientists. I warmly congratulate those of you who have just been elected to this world famous academy. It is a tribute to your hard work and the greatness of American science. And ... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 3 reports

Periodic Table of Videos to host 7-year-old US fan

PA 188/14A seven-year-old science fan from the US is to realise her dream of meeting the team behind a series of chemistry videos which has become a YouTube sensation.Second grader Adele Rouse, of Winston-Salem in North Carolina, will visit the School ... [Published University of Nottingham Communications - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

Who is the greatest genius?

In the Summer issue of BBC Focus Magazine , we're asking you to choose your top genius of all time. But before you cast your vote at sciencefocus.com/greatestgenius , find out a bit more about the 15 nominees...Johannes Kepler (1571-1630)Nominated by ... [Published BBC Focus Magazine - Jun 23 2014]

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"as you're watching me, churning away in your stomach is acid which is one of the first stages in which food is broken down into usable components to give you energy or to make you fat" our favorite Einstein-look-a-like Martyn Poliakoff, a chemist at the university, says in the video

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Watch This, And You May Never Look At Cheesebur... [Published Huffington Post - 21 mins ago]
Periodic table alarm clock lets you see atomic ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 11 2014]
Speech: David Willetts speech to the American A... [Published Cabinet Office - Jul 07 2014]
Periodic Table of Videos to host 7-year-old US fan [Published University of Nottingham Communications - Jul 02 2014]
02.07 - Periodic Table of Videos to host 7-year... [Published MyScience - Jul 02 2014]
American youngster gears up to meet her science... [Published Nottingham Post - Jul 02 2014]
Who is the greatest genius? [Published BBC Focus Magazine - Jun 23 2014]
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