Naked Africa

Naked Africa: Podcasts focusing on science and biomedical issues in Africa.

09 July 2009

This week we report from the World Conference of Science journalists which took place in London last week to find out...

03 July 2009

This week we're finding out about new and environmentally friendly ways to create fuel. We reveal batteries that...

26 June 2009

This week, we explore the future of farming to find out how specially constructed greenhouses could provide arid...

19 June 2009

This week, we're focusing on the latest scientific news and research taking place across Africa. We find out about...

12 June 2009

This week we're looking at the future of our buildings to reveal how buildings can eb kept cool without air...

08 June 2009

This week, we're looking into the fied of biomimetics to find out how scientists are copying biology for industry...

29 May 2009

This week, we're looking into our skin to find why we've evolved to have different skin colours around the...

22 May 2009

This week, we're investigating how human actions are affecting our oceans. We'll be hearing about a global...

15 May 2009

This week we're diving into our rivers and oceans to learn about the organisms living there. We'll be hearing...

08 May 2009

This week, we're looking into the world of engineering to find out how the parts for something as big as a jet...

01 May 2009

This week we're looking into our atmosphere to find out how organisms in the sea are contributing to the...

24 April 2009

This week we plug into the world of technology to find out how the mobile phones we all rely on actually work, as well...

17 April 2009

This week we're bringing you a sample of the science taking place in South Africas Eastern Cape. We'll be...

10 April 2009

This week we look back at the history of medicine to find out the early anatomical ideas of the Romans as well as...

03 April 2009

This week we've got a special edition of the show from Scifest Africa, South Africa's national Science...

27 March 2009

This week we test man against the machine as we delve into the world computer science. We find out how intelligent a...

20 March 2009

This week we jump into our genes to reveal how DNA previously thought to be 'junk' has an important role in...

13 March 2009

This week we're investigating animal behaviour to find out how studying the morals of dogs could help us...

06 March 2009

This week we amuse ourselves with the science of laughter. We find out why laughter is so contagious as well as find...

27 February 2009

This week we venture into outer space to explore new galaxies and find out how medical scanning technology can be used...

20 February 2009

This week we open our hearts to the science of love to find out what goes on biologically to make humans monogamous as...

13 February 2009

This week we're digging deep into the world of archaeogenetics to find out how genetics is helping unearth...

06 February 2009

This week we delve into the minuscule world of nanotechnology to find out how nano-electronics could revolutionise...

30 January 2009

This week we're finding out about smart material which have the ability to monitor and repair themselves as well...