The shiniest and showiest of metals has some surprisingly modern applications. Read more
The shiniest and showiest of metals has some surprisingly modern applications.
The poison in everything from paint and sweets, to telegraph polls and drinking water.
Platinum group (Pt, Pd, Ru, Rh, Os, Ir)
Six rare metals that clean the air but are the focus of violent conflict in South Africa.
This metal offers thousands of years of nuclear energy, but is it any safer than uranium?
Why do we value this useless metal? And does it bring out the worst in human nature?
In the final programme in the series we look at the rarest members of the periodic table.
18/09/19: Anti GM, Disease-resistant potatoes, Kiwi berries
Anna Hill asks whether genetic modification and the organic label can ever co-exist.
Sam Dilcock celebrates rural life in North Yorkshire.
Sue hears from a Devizes man who helps people create a meadow in their garden.
19/09/19: Funding for the environment, GM high-iron wheat, Eating Blue Shark
Conservation organisations say £2.9bn will be needed for the environment post-Brexit.
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