Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

23 October 2008

How being a silver surfer can help you keep your marbles, how proteins can be used in burglar alarms and the results of...

20 October 2008

Pitting one alien against another may be the way to fight an invasion, especially if the alien is Japanese Knot Weed -...

17 October 2008

Why cutting down a precious tree species brought the Nasca people to their knees, how Pompeii is receiving a makeover,...

16 October 2008

Do we really use just 10 per cent of our brains, how to listen to a volcano and reveal the latest way to test unborn...

13 October 2008

A safer way to test for Down's Syndrome and how sponge-swallowing could reveal oesophageal cancer feature in this...

09 October 2008

The latest research on the origin of the HIV virus, how superstitions are formed and why we think everything...

06 October 2008

Using your own red blood cells as a Trojan horse to sneak-in chemicals which boost the power of body scans, the spread...

02 October 2008

Why we pay too much in auctions and how moving continents can cause climate change. In this episode it is also...

29 September 2008

This week we look into the science of volcanoes. We'll be finding out if the gases given off can help us predict...

29 September 2008

Gene therapy for blindness, more efficient engines, extinct tortoises and the numeracy of bees all make an appearance...

26 September 2008

The latest developments in global warming, stem cell research and the effect of dopamine on the brain. They also answer...

22 September 2008

The microbial world goes under the microscope this week as we hear how bacteria cause bad breath, whether probiotics...

22 September 2008

In the NewsFlash this week, we discover the stem cells that allow muscle to grow and recover and progenitor cells which...

15 September 2008

In the very first Naked Scientists News Flash, we find out how unmanned spy-planes can speed up medical diagnoses in...

15 September 2008

This week we find out about the largest experiment in the world- the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva. We find...

08 September 2008

In this first episode of the Naked Scientists in Africa we find out why mosquitoes are the most dangerous insect in the...