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Can carrots help you see in the dark?

Friday 30th October 2015

Do carrots help you see in the dark? Chemist, teacher and author Andy Brunning explains the mysteries of how our bodies respond to the chemicals in carrots – click the player below to hear him speak.


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On Saturday the 21st of November he will be revealing a tantalising selection of food while leading you on a gastronomic journey into the fascinating chemistry of food. Click here to get your tickets!


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Andy Brunning is a chemistry graduate and teacher based in Cambridge. A self-taught graphics artist, he created the hit blog Compound Interest, where until recently he posted secretly under the pseudonym @compoundchem. His engaging infographics explore his fascination for the chemistry of everyday materials and reactions.

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