Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

09 May 2011

In this NewsFlash, how box jellyfish navigate by seeing the shape of the objects above them, why researchers have...

18 April 2011

In NewsFlash this week, how ums and ahs can boost a baby's learning power, how mankind talked his way out of...

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

In this NewsFlash, how gut bugs alter your risk of heart disease, increasing efficiency by adding flaps to wind...

11 April 2011

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

04 April 2011

In this NewsFlash, why the Pioneer anomaly is not so anomalous, how a dose of cortisol can cut fear of heights, and how...

28 March 2011

In this NewsFlash, how wind speeds over the oceans are changing, successful synthesis of sperm cells and getting under...

21 March 2011

In this NewsFlash, we discover the role quartz plays in making mountain ranges, celebrate MESSENGER going successfully...

17 March 2011

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

14 March 2011

This week, how nano-diamonds can help fight cancers, co-operating elephants and tiny digital cameras. We bring you up...

11 March 2011

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

07 March 2011

This week, a new discovery suggesting that the chemistry of life could have come to Earth in a meteorite, how foetal...

28 February 2011

In this NewsFlash, we find out what a rare, self-healing skin tumour can tell us about more common cancers, explore the...

21 February 2011

In this NewsFlash, we'll find out how an isolated population of people in Ecuador may hold the genetic key to a...

17 February 2011

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

14 February 2011

In this NewsFlash, the fossil evidence that the famous human ancestor Lucy - Australopithecus afarensis - had arched...

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...

07 February 2011

In this NewsFlash, we meet the new species of malaria-carrying mosquito, explore new artificial arteries and find out...

31 January 2011

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

31 January 2011

In this NewsFlash, we find out why our model of the circadian clock might be wrong, how the bacteria that live inside a...

24 January 2011

In this NewsFlash from the Naked Scientists, news of a novel way to neutralise HIV, researchers uncover how brains...

17 January 2011

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

17 January 2011

In this NewsFlash, we discover a faster and cheaper way to make bespoke computer chips, find out how stem cells can...