Chemophobia

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Mark Lorch asks why we are all so afraid of chemicals.

Biology has plants, animals and David Attenborough. Physics has lasers, stars and Brian Cox. Meanwhile chemistry, by reputation, has chemical weapons, pollution and Walter White from Breaking Bad.

Mark, himself a chemistry lecturer at Hull University, explores why we have the wrong end of the stick, and what can be done about it.

Producer: Giles Edwards.

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15 minutes

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Wed 27 Nov 2013 20:45

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