The Naked Scientists Podcast

The Naked Scientists flagship weekly science show. Science news stories, scientific breakthroughs and interviews with leading scientists...

21 January 2020

Why does so much good food end up in the bin?

14 January 2020

We look at the science in origami, and the origami in science...

07 January 2020

Our panel of experts tackles your questions! From electric cars, to ozone holes, to dinosaur DNA...

31 December 2019

We're celebrating a year of Naked science!

23 December 2019

Board games, Frozen the game, and Dr Chris Smith plays Surgeon Simulator!

17 December 2019

This week, we're looking at the future of missions to the Moon...

10 December 2019

How do avalanches happen and how do you face one? We speak to a survivor...

03 December 2019

Is fat worse than sugar? Can you die of a broken heart? Is the universe really expanding?

26 November 2019

How far away are we from growing transplantable organs in the lab?

19 November 2019

The deadly serious science of custard, including sports bra technology and explosions...

12 November 2019

We look at science that may change how we do medicine

11 November 2019

We discover how computer modelling works, what can go wrong, and how computer scientists can help improve the recipe...

05 November 2019

What do blind people "see"? Who should colonise Mars? And why don't sleeping birds fall out of trees?

28 October 2019

Is our recycling system still working, and what does the future hold?

22 October 2019

Just what goes on inside our veins?

15 October 2019

This week - how accessible is the tech we use everyday? And how can science help?

08 October 2019

Is AI a threat to humanity? What’s a panic attack? And why does being scared make your legs wobble?

01 October 2019

Researchers using gene therapy to prevent blindness, halt muscular dystrophy, and even potentially cure HIV...

24 September 2019

From staining glass to making it bulletproof, we take a look at all things glassy.

17 September 2019

We dive into the murky world of cryptography...

10 September 2019

How long can someone hold their breath? Who are fitter - footballers or rugby players?

03 September 2019

Chlamydia, HIV and HPV - we're tackling sexually transmitted infections...

22 August 2019

How secure is the internet?

20 August 2019

The helpful materials that keep us healthy.