The Naked Scientists Podcast

Our flagship science show. Science news stories, scientific breakthroughs and interviews with leading scientists.  

16 January 2018

Is it possible to stop snoring? Is there a difference between running outside and on a treadmill? Which food group...

09 January 2018

This week - from adrenaline to arsenic, The Naked Scientists delve into the sinister science of poisons! Plus, what...

02 January 2018

We take a look back at the science of 2017...

21 December 2017

...And a Happy Nude Year! The Naked Scientists spread festive cheer as they get ready for Christmas.

19 December 2017

Is social media use changing the way we think?

11 December 2017

Experts seperate sci fi from sci fact as we probe the science of Star Wars...

05 December 2017

Are black holes really holes? Is there such thing as a genetic love match? Why do clouds move?

28 November 2017

We explore the world of ageing research...

21 November 2017

This week, new ways to spot cancers much sooner, repair nerve injuries and fix hip arthritis: we’re looking at four...

14 November 2017

Did dinosaurs live in herds? Why are mountains pointy? And what's the best preserved mummy?

07 November 2017

We ask whether science can improve our health and our productivity in the workplace.

31 October 2017

This week, The Naked Scientists delve into the paranormal.

24 October 2017

What is skin? Plus a history of tattoos and a new material to treat acid attack patients.

17 October 2017

We ask the seven most significant questions in the run-up to AI.

10 October 2017

What can DNA tell us about our past and present?

03 October 2017

An expert panel assembles to take on your science questions, from why protein fills you up best to whether we're...

26 September 2017

From a replacement pancreas for diabetes and a retinal implant to restore sight for some forms of blindness, what...

19 September 2017

This week, we take a trip down memory lane. What are memories? And how scientists can implant false memories or wipe...

12 September 2017

We explore how drugs get from the bench to your bedside, and what the future holds for pharmaceuticals.

04 September 2017

We answer your questions with our expert panel - plant scientist Beverley Glover, mathematician James Grime, physicist...

24 August 2017

Is science set up to predict or prepare for world-ending events?

22 August 2017

Busting diet myths, the carbon footprint of our food, foraging for fungi and the future of steak - could it lie in a...

14 August 2017

This week, we explore the cosmos via your senses. From seeing a black hole for the first time to touching Mars and...

08 August 2017

The science questions that you've been sending in get scrutinised and analysed by biologist Sarah Harrison,...