Podcast Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.


30 July 2010

This week, we get an insight into Southern African genomes as scientists have sequenced the DNA of members of the...

26 July 2010

In this NewsFlash, we hear how Sphagnum moss spores travel on smoke rings, explore a new way to capture carbon,...

23 July 2010

This week, we bring you the top stories from the AIDS 2010 conference which took place in Vienna this week as well as...

22 July 2010

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

20 July 2010

In this NewsFlash, we hear how scientists have created Malaria-free mosquitoes, how hostile bacteria in the Arctic can...

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

In this NewsFlash, we hear how the proton appears to be smaller than we thought, prompting a reevaluation of some...

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...

05 July 2010

In this NewsFlash, we hear about the melanoma stem cells that fuel the growth of tumours, the genes that could mean you...

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...

28 June 2010

We find out why size matters in bird beaks, how plant roots cope with competition, and what astronomers can learn about...

25 June 2010

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

21 June 2010

We hear how researchers have caught swine flu in the act of mutating in this NewsFlash, as well as discovering how...

18 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...

14 June 2010

In this NewsFlash, we discover how sharks sniff out a snack, the genes that stop you from waking up to eat and the...

11 June 2010

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

07 June 2010

How often do you clean your teeth? In this week's NewsFlash, we find out why clean teeth might mean a healthy...

04 June 2010

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

04 June 2010

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

31 May 2010

We explore the oily threat to Tuna and a newly discovered way that blood vessels in the brain clear a blockage in this...

28 May 2010

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