Archive

Classic science podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

13 July 2009

On this weeks Newsflash we hear how the development of salt-tolerant GM crops could help to feed the world and how...

09 July 2009

This week we report from the World Conference of Science journalists which took place in London last week to find out...

06 July 2009

In this Naked Scientists NewsFlash, we find out how to fight Fido's fleas with a fungus and why stressed men take...

03 July 2009

This month we peer into the nanoworld to find out how synchotrons can assist in the development of a new way to store...

03 July 2009

This week we're finding out about new and environmentally friendly ways to create fuel. We reveal batteries that...

29 June 2009

On this week's News Flash, we find out what Margaret Thatcher's face can tell us how monkeys recognize each...

26 June 2009

This week, we explore the future of farming to find out how specially constructed greenhouses could provide arid...

22 June 2009

2009 is The University of Cambridge's 800th birthday and what better way to celebrate than by digging an...

22 June 2009

On this NewsFlash, we find out how sneaky tentacled snakes catch fish through cunning, how pieces of RNA could switch...

19 June 2009

This week, we're focusing on the latest scientific news and research taking place across Africa. We find out about...

17 June 2009

We strip down the science of dating this month by taking a look at rehydroxylation. We unearth some of the oldest...

15 June 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we discover how storms create slow earthquakes and how a local star, Betelgeuse, could...

12 June 2009

This week we're looking at the future of our buildings to reveal how buildings can eb kept cool without air...

08 June 2009

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

08 June 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out why giggling gorillas can tell us how laughter evolved, how shining squid...

01 June 2009

On this week's NewsFlash we hear how the Arctic Circle could contain far more oil and natural gas than originally...

29 May 2009

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

25 May 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, the nano-scale media storage that will last a billion years, the toxic bite of the...

22 May 2009

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

18 May 2009

On this week's NewsFlash, we discover a viral cause of hypertension, find out how bees stick to petals like velcro...

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...

11 May 2009

In this NewsFlash, we find out how a diet of glycerol makes yeast live longer, how microbes in mosquitoes can block...

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...