Podcast Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

05 July 2012

This month, we get materialistic to discover how X-rays are being used to improve light emitting diodes , how probing...

02 July 2012

How can you communicate when you can't move a muscle? In this NewsFlash, we discover a new way to communicate...

25 June 2012

This week, how microbes make for a healthy immune system, how pitcher plants use raindrops to trap their prey and a new...

18 June 2012

In this NewsFlash, we wave goodbye to Voyager as it leaves the solar system, and say hello to the first replacement...

11 June 2012

This week, how a fetal genome can be sequenced before birth, how pregnant women protect their babies from immune attack...

11 June 2012

Why is it sometimes such a big deal when species end up in the wrong places? We explore ocean invasions, look at...

28 May 2012

What makes a perfect tomato? In this NewsFlash, we discover the compounds that comprise the tastiest tomato, and why...

21 May 2012

In this NewsFlash, the deep-sea dwelling bacteria that are still eating a meal that dates from the times of the...

14 May 2012

This week we hear how ants and plants are combining forces to help each other survive, how monkeys are cheekily...

11 May 2012

Is ambergris whale vomit or whale poo? From ancient prized perfumes to cutting edge technologies, we explore ocean...

30 April 2012

In this NewsFlash, we hear how farming migrated across Europe, how distant supernovae affect diversity of life on Earth...

23 April 2012

Cells grafted into the eye restore sight to blind mice, three genes can convert scar tissue back into beating cardiac...

16 April 2012

How can we hear a conversation in a noisy room? In this NewsFlash, we find out how a robot can tell us how moving your...

11 April 2012

From plastics to poo - getting the low down on ocean pollution

02 April 2012

This week, we find out how our brains can be stimulated to think outside the box when solving problems, how ancient...

26 March 2012

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out how blood tests could predict an imminent heart attack, investigate what the...

25 March 2012

This month, we celebrate ten years of Diamond and discover what it takes to get from green field site to functioning...

19 March 2012

In this NewsFlash, we find out why some astronauts' sight suffers in space, explore the pressure for better...

12 March 2012

Can a healthy diet change your skin colour? In this week's NewsFlash, we hear how getting your 5 portions of fruit...

11 March 2012

Revealing the truth behind working in ocean science.

05 March 2012

Astronomers have discovered evidence for life in the universe - but only down here on Earth. In this NewsFlash, we...

27 February 2012

In this newsflash, we discover the micro MRI machine that can probe individual atoms, find out why brain training...

20 February 2012

In this NewsFlash, we boot up computers at the smallest and the largest scales. We'll find out how the newly...

13 February 2012

In this NewsFlash, we'll hear how disguising cancer cells as salmonella could hold the key to producing anti-...