Science Podcasts

24 November 2017

How does aspirin help with a headache? Does microwaving your food affect its nutritional content? What happens to eye...

22 November 2017

A computer model tests out the idea of combating climate change by spraying reflective particles into the atmosphere...

22 November 2017

Muscles and the body clock, circumcision rates and monkeys with a seafood habit...

21 November 2017

This week, new ways to spot cancers much sooner, repair nerve injuries and fix hip arthritis: we’re looking at four...

20 November 2017

What makes it so satisfying?

17 November 2017

Will bottled water grow algae? If you toast bread will it keep its nutritional value?

15 November 2017

Almost 4 million people in the UK have Type 2 diabetes, but can it be reversed?

14 November 2017

Did dinosaurs live in herds? Why are mountains pointy? And what's the best preserved mummy?

14 November 2017

We’re off to the zoo to meet some lovelorn laughing thrushes, endangered snails, and the Cilla Black of Sumatran Tigers.

10 November 2017

The Space Boffins talk to Dallas Campbell on how to leave Earth, and take a trip to the Very Large Array telescope in...

10 November 2017

Why don't I have fingerprints? How do energy drinks affect your body? What makes a person left handed?

07 November 2017

We ask whether science can improve our health and our productivity in the workplace.

06 November 2017

Is it safe? Or will the engine cut out?

02 November 2017

Researchers have found evidence that a particular stage of sleep can reduce fear learning which may have implications...

31 October 2017

This week, The Naked Scientists delve into the paranormal.

30 October 2017

In the 1940s, there was a chicken who survived for 18 months without a head. How long can humans survive without a head?

30 October 2017

AlphaGo Zero is a computer programme that can learn to excel at the boardgame of Go without any help from humans.

27 October 2017

Is the earth flat? How do cats judge their jumps?

24 October 2017

In this special episode we hear about photosynthesis, forensics, peer review, and the past, present and future of eLife...

24 October 2017

What is skin? Plus a history of tattoos and a new material to treat acid attack patients.

23 October 2017

Could living near a cell phone tower harm your health?

20 October 2017

A drug based on a form of cholesterol might be able to reduce heart attack damage.