Podcast Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.


08 June 2009

This week, we're looking into the fied of biomimetics to find out how scientists are copying biology for industry...

29 May 2009

This week, we're looking into our skin to find why we've evolved to have different skin colours around the...

22 May 2009

This week, we're investigating how human actions are affecting our oceans. We'll be hearing about a global...

17 May 2009

Archaeology bared this month includes the 'long sleep' of human innovation, a technological accomplishment in...

15 May 2009

This week we're diving into our rivers and oceans to learn about the organisms living there. We'll be hearing...

08 May 2009

This week, we're looking into the world of engineering to find out how the parts for something as big as a jet...

01 May 2009

This week we're looking into our atmosphere to find out how organisms in the sea are contributing to the...

29 April 2009

This month we find out how the Diamond synchrotron is revolutionising research in the life sciences. We hear how the...

24 April 2009

This week we plug into the world of technology to find out how the mobile phones we all rely on actually work, as well...

17 April 2009

This month we explore the mysterious anchors buried off the shores of Cyprus, the unusual burial practices in Malta and...

17 April 2009

This week we're bringing you a sample of the science taking place in South Africas Eastern Cape. We'll be...

10 April 2009

This week we look back at the history of medicine to find out the early anatomical ideas of the Romans as well as...

03 April 2009

This week we've got a special edition of the show from Scifest Africa, South Africa's national Science...

27 March 2009

This week we test man against the machine as we delve into the world computer science. We find out how intelligent a...

20 March 2009

This week we jump into our genes to reveal how DNA previously thought to be 'junk' has an important role in...

17 March 2009

This month we explore the archaeology of war. We explore the earliest-known domestication of horses, find out about an...

13 March 2009

This week we're investigating animal behaviour to find out how studying the morals of dogs could help us...

12 March 2009

People have been riding on, eating and drinking the milk of horses for over 5,000 years; why the Amazon forest might...

06 March 2009

This week we amuse ourselves with the science of laughter. We find out why laughter is so contagious as well as find...

05 March 2009

Chillies can be used for pain relief; why things smell the way they do; how arsenic exposure can be monitored in your...

27 February 2009

This week we venture into outer space to explore new galaxies and find out how medical scanning technology can be used...

20 February 2009

This week we open our hearts to the science of love to find out what goes on biologically to make humans monogamous as...

19 February 2009

We explore the hottest breakthroughs from the world of research. Plus in 'Stuff and Non-Science', does sugar...

17 February 2009

The sins of the past, including chemical warfare; consuming desires for chocolate and finding the hidden Greek brothels...