Podcast Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

22 July 2010

This month we bring you the highlights of Diamonds events at the Royal Society Summer Exhibition including hydrogen...

17 July 2010

Human remains are our main topic of interest in this month's Naked Archaeology. Diana and Duncan explore the...

16 July 2010

This week, we explore the latest in laser technology, including how a team in South Africa have developed a way to...

12 July 2010

We venture beneath the waves to investigate the impacts of oil spills on the marine environment. We hunt down the...

09 July 2010

This week, we discover the genes behind a longer life and the earliest remains of complex life here on Earth. We also...

02 July 2010

This week, we look at ways to balance the demand for biofuels against the other needs of African farmers. We find out...

25 June 2010

This week, we discover the Human Heredity and Health in Africa Project, H3Africa, which hopes to utilise new genetic...

22 June 2010

This week, we discover how disease control and intervention, not climate change, could determine the future prevalence...

17 June 2010

The diminutive, one-time inhabitants of Flores are probably the most famous early humans from this area of the world...

11 June 2010

This week, we find out how science and technology are improving security as well as television coverage at the 2010...

04 June 2010

This week we find out about a new initiative bringing together scientists, policy makers and development agencies...

04 June 2010

This month we enter the clinic to discover how clinicians at hospitals across the UK are using Diamond to investigate a...

28 May 2010

This week, we find out how scientists in the US have created a synthetic, man-made organism which could benefit the...

21 May 2010

This week we bring you the latest news including how brains recognise faces and how GM crops are increasing certain...

17 May 2010

This month on Naked Archaeology: when and how did the first humans make it to Australia? We unearth the evidence from...

14 May 2010

This week we find out how our ancestors may have interbred with Neanderthals and get a new insight into the way our...

07 May 2010

This week, we explore the science behind satellite navigation to find out how our global positioning system, GPS, works...

30 April 2010

This week we dig deep into the field of archaeology to see how genetics can help us investigate our human origins as...

23 April 2010

This week we reveal how some plants are able to make the most out of forest fires and activate the growth of their...

20 April 2010

In this week's news we find outabout a new species of early human, active volcanoes on Venus and a new form of...

17 April 2010

This month on Naked Archaeology: the discovery of a possible link between genus Homo and Australopithecus - Aus. sediba...

09 April 2010

This week we explore the science behind our weather to find out if droughts could be predicted to help relief efforts...

02 April 2010

This week we solve the mystery of how our arteries form and find out about a new powder from pigs in South Africa that...

19 March 2010

This week we bring you the highlights from the world of science including why some of us feel pain more than others and...