Ask The Naked Scientists

Science phone-in podcasts answering the science questions you've always wanted to ask...

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?

23 September 2016

How are medicines named and how do HIV protective drugs work ?

16 September 2016

Why are men hairier than women and how can a cockroach survive a microwave?

02 September 2016

How do birds sit on electric wires without getting hurt and why would hot weather cause...

26 August 2016

What causes your eye to twitch? How do we know that the Earth isn't flat?

19 August 2016

What makes us catch colds on holiday? Why go to Mars?

12 August 2016

What is the sun? Why do I get hiccoughs after spicy food? How accurate is carbon dating?

29 July 2016

Is it possible to absorb vitamin D through glass, what happens to cosmetic microbeads...

22 July 2016

Why don't our ears stop growing and can stem cells reverse type 1 diabetes?

15 July 2016

How does wirless charging work and is there any truth in palm reading?

08 July 2016

How old is the Universe, and what is the basis of the power-nap?

01 July 2016

Is the vaccine against Zika feasible? Are GM crops bad for us? Can we cure aging?

24 June 2016

Is there a new way to treat Zika? Can an inflammatory cream help to fight Zika?

17 June 2016

What is the composition of water, could strong magnets on cars stop crashes...

10 June 2016

How does light move without force, is there a connection between migraines and storms?

03 June 2016

Do chemicals in food cause cancer, how do we vomit, how does the moon affect the tides?

27 May 2016

Why do we get dark circles under our eyes, could animal blood be used for human transfu...

20 May 2016

What does uranium look like, is heated olive oil toxica and can you treat allergies?

06 May 2016

Can we 3D print teeth, how does air conditioning remove condensation from a car...

22 April 2016

Should you refrain from sex before a sports competition? How do flu jabs really work?

08 April 2016

Are waves slowed by kelp, why is there more rain after a thunder clap, why do we shudder..

18 March 2016

Why does sunlight provide you with vitamin D? How accurate are DNA tests?