Podcast Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

15 July 2011

This month we return to some of the moist enjoyable archaeological interviews recorded this year. There's...

07 July 2011

This month, we venture into the synchrotron along with members of the public to bring you a glimpse of the Inside...

17 June 2011

This month: how a neat piece of statistical analysis has led to the construction of a prehistoric history; how...

11 June 2011

We venture into the deep to find out how scientists are using cutting edge technologies to explore the darkest and most...

17 May 2011

This month: the most recent Neanderthals in the Caucasus, the science of ceramic petrology, the truth about 'The...

11 May 2011

We explore some of the many ways marine animals see, sniff, and hear their ocean realm.

18 April 2011

This month we go down to atomic scales and investigate the properties of magnetism. We investigate the different forms...

17 April 2011

Re-creating the experiments carried out by Barnes Wallis on the bouncing bomb; we discuss the Texan pre-Clovis finds;...

11 April 2011

Art meets science as we meet artists who bust myths about the dark, scary, monster-filled depths.

17 March 2011

This month: Aegean warriors in art; the most genetically diverse people in the world; prehistoric Californian seafarers...

11 March 2011

From precious coral and slimey sea cucumbers to luxury fish lips and beautiful seahorses, this month Naked Oceans...

17 February 2011

This month: current events in Egypt affecting ancient artefacts; Britons fashioning cups from skulls; Games played in...

11 February 2011

Valentines Day is here and this month on Naked Oceans we reveal some of the unusual mating habits of ocean animals. How...

31 January 2011

This month we look back at Diamond's scientific highlights of 2010 to reveal how microbes are eroding away our...

17 January 2011

This month's divested archaeology consists of the mitochondrial DNA of Europe's first farmers; how to...

11 January 2011

This month we explore ways we can tread more lightly on the oceans by finding alternatives to overfishing.

24 December 2010

In this Festive edition; the best combinations of food and drink to avoid indigestion over the Christmas period, safer...

17 December 2010

This week we hear the problems farmers face when storing cowpeas, one of Africas most nutritious and traded grains. We...

11 December 2010

In a special festive edition of Naked Oceans we count down the 12 critters of Christmas. Packed into our seasonal...

10 December 2010

Rural electrification is a big problem in Africa, with much of the continent "off grid". This week, we meet...

03 December 2010

In recognition of world AIDS day, which took place on the 1st December, we find out about recent developments in...

26 November 2010

This week, we look into the problem of sewage and sanitation in Tanzania and reveal a new design of bicycle that could...

19 November 2010

This week, we continue our insight into Malaria to discover a new drug that could replace current drug quinine, to...