Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

11 January 2011

This month we explore ways we can tread more lightly on the oceans by finding alternatives to overfishing.

11 January 2011

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out how an IVF study could lead to a test to predict the treatment's...

24 December 2010

In this Festive edition; the best combinations of food and drink to avoid indigestion over the Christmas period, safer...

20 December 2010

In this week's NewsFlash we find out about ice volcanoes on Titan, get a new insight into the Sun's cycle and...

17 December 2010

This week we hear the problems farmers face when storing cowpeas, one of Africas most nutritious and traded grains. We...

13 December 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how graphene has been used to build a new high density ultracapacitor which could allow...

11 December 2010

In a special festive edition of Naked Oceans we count down the 12 critters of Christmas. Packed into our seasonal...

10 December 2010

Rural electrification is a big problem in Africa, with much of the continent "off grid". This week, we meet...

06 December 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out why pandemic 'flu seems to kill the least vulnerable, how parasitic worms treat...

03 December 2010

In recognition of world AIDS day, which took place on the 1st December, we find out about recent developments in...

29 November 2010

In this NewsFlash we explore the link between jetlag and forgetfulness, discover a moon with an oxygen atmosphere, and...

26 November 2010

This week, we look into the problem of sewage and sanitation in Tanzania and reveal a new design of bicycle that could...

22 November 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how lasers can cut complications in cataract surgery, why some people are allergic to...

19 November 2010

This week, we continue our insight into Malaria to discover a new drug that could replace current drug quinine, to...

17 November 2010

How the synchrotron is revealing better treatments for conditions like hypertension and pre-eclampsia...

15 November 2010

In this NewsFlash, we discover that happiness is in the here and now, as thinking about something other than the task...

12 November 2010

This week we discuss the link between Sickle Cell disease and Malaria to reveal why this disorder is so prevalent in...

11 November 2010

We venture out into the big blue to check out the latest developments in Marine Protected Areas, or MPAs, those areas...

08 November 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how tumours suppress the immune system, to allow their growth to go un-checked. Plus,...

05 November 2010

This week, we investigate the role agriculture can play in improving the African economy with the launch of a new...

01 November 2010

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out how a new technique can make waterproof coatings that survive the wash, why...

29 October 2010

This week, we investigate the workings of the HIV virus to find out just how the virus hijacks our immune system as...

26 October 2010

In this NewsFlash, we find out how bitter taste receptors in the lungs could lead to new asthma treatments, how our...