Ask! The Naked Scientists Podcast

16 June 2017

Why do we speak in different accents? How did viruses arise? Why do our noses run?

02 June 2017

What causes IBS and what can we do about it? Are there some foods you shouldn't eat if your gallbladder's...

26 May 2017

How would you have sex in zero-gravity? Are eggs viable in space? What is cold fusion?

19 May 2017

How do you power a spacecraft to Saturn? Can gravity affect the telomeres inside our cells? What can be done to help...

12 May 2017

Is there a cure for flu? How far are we from designer genes? Do our voices change as we get older? Plus, bioengineered...

27 March 2017

Your questions answered, including the best cure for a hangover.

10 March 2017

Where have all the bees gone? Do mermaids exist? What causes deja vu?

03 March 2017

Why do I get a stitch when I run? Is there such thing as baby brain?

24 February 2017

Why is there oil beneath the earth? What caused the big bang? Can we create artificial rain?

17 February 2017

Why do chillies burn my fingers? How dangerous are cell phone towers for your health? Who names cyclones? Do white and...

03 February 2017

Why do wheels sometimes seem to spin backwards? Do pigeons get itchy?

27 January 2017

Is the earth really flat? Can cannabis cure MS or Alzheimer's?

20 January 2017

What are the best foods to eat before and during exams? Why do you develop allergies? Why would soap help clean greasy...

13 January 2017

Why are dreams so realistic? Can people predict their own deaths? Am I allergic to exercise?

02 December 2016

Why can't I eat fruit? How does marijuana affect your brain? How does pepper spray work?

25 November 2016

How did speech evolve and do anti-ageing creams really work?

18 November 2016

Could the universe be more than a coincidence and what's causing a burning skin sensation?

11 November 2016

Is the Earth flat, do microwaves kill nutrients, why do eggs have whites and yolks?

04 November 2016

Why do other people's fart smell so bad and why do storms turn swimming pools green?

28 October 2016

How can I stop a panic attack, can learned behaviour be passed on genetically?

21 October 2016

Are there increases in miscarriage ratesa and why are rats used in experiments?

14 October 2016

Why does the BCG vaccine cause swelling and where does moisturiser go when you put it o...

07 October 2016

What is autophagy and how do we see distant stars?

30 September 2016

How do we get bright images of planets and why do distant lights seem to blink?