Life

Articles about human life, archaeology, anthropology, palaeoanthropology, philosophy and history of science...

01 April 2019

Our food security and biodiversity are under threat from invasive alien species

15 March 2019

Internship with Naked Scientists a chance of a lifetime for Australian researcher

06 March 2019

Many women have contributed to the periodic table and understanding chemical elements... But can you name any?

17 February 2019

After hearing about The Naked Scientist Internship, I knew I wanted to give it a go...

14 February 2019

Finishing a PhD at Cambridge University? Want to communicate science for a national broadcaster?

09 February 2019

Although fully clothed the steep learning curve often had me feeling ‘nakedly’ exposed…

02 February 2019

So what happens When East Meets West?

14 January 2019

It's something we do every day, but most of us don't think twice about it...

06 December 2018

People tend to favour relatives over non-relatives. But is this a product of culture or a part of human nature?

27 November 2018

A brief(ish) summary of my internship with the Naked Scientists...

11 November 2018

How drones and AI are helping to track endangered species and threatened marine habitats...

30 October 2018

We count down the top five creepiest pieces of research from the white coats.

16 October 2018

The story of how shipwrecked sailors joined local clans and communities in Southern Africa...

17 September 2018

What would it be like if the Naked Scientists visited your school?

11 September 2018

Marika Ottman is an Aerospace Engineering student at Virginia Tech, in the United States. She completed a summer...

23 August 2018

Newly-discovered genes that helped supersize human brains along with DNA retrieved from extinct humans, which can still...

14 August 2018

Have you ever wondered how The Naked Scientists make science so accessible and interesting? The Naked Scientists’...

10 July 2018

The DNA from 5000 ancient bone fragments from New Zealand reveals the cost to the natural world of human arrival...

22 May 2018

We've been unpicking the genomes of T. rex's descendents to find out...

23 April 2018

Ever wanted to know what that The Naked Scientists get up to when they go on tour?

08 March 2018

The acoustic qualities of a rock shelter may have been a key factor in its selection as a site for rock art and...

05 March 2018

How dinosaurs turned into modern-day birds...

22 January 2018

Why almost 90% of humans are right handed is a mystery. The hypothesis presented here is that having your heart on the...

18 January 2018

Why did 76% of species become extinct 65 million years ago...?