Ask The Naked Scientists

Science phone-in podcasts answering science questions and discussing topical science news stories...

10 August 2018

Does hair grow after death? Why do some people have such good memories? Why is the sea salty?

03 August 2018

Why can't you put metal in a microwave? How do stars form?

27 July 2018

Why are some people lucky? How can I stop my tree from fruiting? Why do my eyes go red when I smoke a joint?

20 July 2018

How much water do we lose in a day? Can we harness the power of lightning? Can things move faster than the speed of...

13 July 2018

What is Schrodinger's Cat? What is a near-death experience? Why isn't everyone ambidextrous?

06 July 2018

How do seedless grapes reproduce? What causes serial womanisers? What's the fastest way to cool down a fire? Why...

29 June 2018

Chris Smith joins Eusebius McKaiser to answer your science questions...

22 June 2018

Why doesn't my own snoring wake me up? Why is there always room for dessert?

08 June 2018

Why are rainbows perfect arches? Why have spiders never evolved wings?

01 June 2018

Do food additives cause cancer? How do we get different eye and hair colours?

25 May 2018

Did dinosaur blood survive for 65 million years? Is astrology scientific?

18 May 2018

Why don't I sneeze during the night? What causes me to cry all the time? How do shark repellents work?

27 April 2018

How can you reduce pain after surgery? Why do thick fluids wobble when poured?

20 April 2018

Are there any organs that can't get cancer? Why don't birds fall from the sky?

13 April 2018

Can an HIV-negative person transmit HIV? Should I complete a course of antibiotics?

23 March 2018

Can I donate an organ if it was already donated to me? Why do I sweat asymmetrically?

16 March 2018

Can we treat eczema? What is the difference between consciousness and intelligence?

09 March 2018

How do our bodies digest all the different things inside us? What is a phantom pregnancy?

02 March 2018

Why are yawns contagious? How did butter come about? What’s the limit of our brain capacity?

23 February 2018

Why don't teeth grow back? Why are feathers more colourful than fur? and how do racing pigeons navigate home?

09 February 2018

How does GPS work? What causes nosebleeds?

02 February 2018

How can I remove salt from seawater? Why do I jolt awake sometimes when I sleep?

26 January 2018

How does a tortoise control its temperature? Why do we find puppies cute?

19 January 2018

Can people who are born blind dream? How do I explain infinity?