Podcast Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

17 March 2010

How is it that the first farms, cities and writing all originated in Mesopotamia, now Iraq? We explore the so-called...

19 February 2010

This week we bring you the latest news and developments in the world of science as well as an insight into how...

17 February 2010

This month we divest the darker world of black market archaeology. We find out how illicit antiquities can be tracked...

22 January 2010

This month, we step away form the research and bring you the science behind the synchrotron! We investigate how a...

17 January 2010

Neanderthals wore make-up too! We explore the cosmetics worn by early humans and Egyptians. Naked Archaeology this...

15 January 2010

This week we look into the science of hearing to reveal the genetics behind human deafness as well how the same areas...

18 December 2009

This week we peer down into the 'flu virus to find out how this virus is becoming resistant to the drugs we use to...

17 December 2009

This month in divested archaeology we cover the sites that just happened to turn up in the legends of Homer. We find...

11 December 2009

This week we explore Hepatitis C to learn what this virus is, and how it attacks our body as well as look into the...

27 November 2009

This week we look into our crops and agriculture to learn how scientists are improving farming methods to meet the food...

20 November 2009

This we we explore our universe to discover how our stars and planets were formed and how satellites out in space can...

17 November 2009

This month's edition of Naked Archaeology hails from Poseidon's Realm: we find out how synchrotrons can help...

13 November 2009

This week, we look into the latest developments in the field of fertility to see how scientists are trying to improve...

06 November 2009

This month, we peer into the world of engineering to see how scientists are exploring and improving materials for...

06 November 2009

This week, we bring you the latest news from the world of science including the world's fastest camera and how...

30 October 2009

This week, we probe into our brain to investigate neurological diseases such as Huntiington's and Alzheimers...

23 October 2009

This week, we explore the challenges of climbing to high altitudes to see how the human body reacts to low oxygen. We...

17 October 2009

This month has seen an archaeological spoil heap the size of Nero's party leftovers. And it's been quite a...

16 October 2009

This week, we bring you the top stories from the world of science, including how insects splattered onto car...

09 October 2009

This week we bring you the latest developments in cancer research to find out how beams of protons could be used to...

02 October 2009

This week, we fly up into the sky to peer into the lives of some brainy birds. We discover how cuckoos manage to...

25 September 2009

This week we're revealing the wonders of modern medicine to learn how science and technology is hoping to keep our...

18 September 2009

This week we bring you the highlights from the British Science Festival including how scientists have been looking into...

17 September 2009

We find out how the Romans got to grips with building a 73.5 mile-long wall, why humans were bejewelled 82,000 years...