Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

27 February 2009

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

23 February 2009

In this NewsFlash we find out how to build a tolerance to peanuts and beat allergies, discover how fat the dinosaurs...

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...

19 February 2009

We explore the hottest breakthroughs from the world of research. Plus in 'Stuff and Non-Science', does sugar...

17 February 2009

The sins of the past, including chemical warfare; consuming desires for chocolate and finding the hidden Greek brothels...

16 February 2009

For this week's NewsFlash, we hear about a new drug that helps heart failure patients to be more active, explore...

13 February 2009

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

12 February 2009

The chemical link between asthma and eczema that has been uncovered; why rising levels of CO2 are affecting clown fish...

09 February 2009

On this weeks NewsFlash, we discover the caterpillar that tricks it's ant hosts into treating it like royalty,...

09 February 2009

Welcome to the first Diamond Light Source podcast! This month we introduce the Diamond Synchrotron: what is it, what...

06 February 2009

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

05 February 2009

Why the sequence of how four-legged animals move their legs is commonly misrepresented; why eating too much is bad for...

02 February 2009

On this week's NewsFlash we find out how fingerprints help you feel fine detail, discover the smallest letters...

30 January 2009

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

29 January 2009

The discovery of a gene that triggers nerve repair; 'fake' acupuncture has the same pain relief as real...

26 January 2009

This week, how gut bugs tell the story of our ancestors' migration into Australia and beyond, how RNA housekeeping...

23 January 2009

Causes of obesity and weight gain, and how the diet of a pregnant mother can affect the future health of her child...

22 January 2009

How fish lock carbon in their poo, why stress is bad for your attention span, why shiny plants could put a new sheen on...

18 January 2009

This week, we find out why you should measure your broker's fingers before handing over any cash, discover a whole...

17 January 2009

The mitochondrial story of Ötzi, or the Tyrolean iceman, is unearthed in this month's Naked Archaeology. Also, how...

16 January 2009

In our first show for 2009 we explore the science of the eye to find out how cataracts form and why it's so...

15 January 2009

How eco-friendly clothing could soon be made from chicken feathers and wheat; how mosquitoes use the harmonics of their...

12 January 2009

This week's NewsFlash brings us stories of Mosquito love song duets, chemicals that control the spread of cancer...

23 December 2008

How computers can now interpret what someone is seeing just from their brain activity. Oil extracted from used coffee...