The Naked Scientists Podcast

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


14 August 2018

Ex-forces members return to the Waterloo battlefield to excavate alongside archaeologists...

07 August 2018

This week, medical uses of cannabis: We hear from the people who grow it, and the people who want to use it.

31 July 2018

What will life be like in the year 2100?

24 July 2018

What happens in IVF, and how it did come about? How does an embryo grow into a baby, ready to be born? Why do some...

17 July 2018

The Naked Scientists take flight through the history and science of fighter aircraft.

10 July 2018

Why do we get heat waves; how do you treat a jellyfish sting and why does the sun bring out freckles?

03 July 2018

We're dipping into the science of addiction...

26 June 2018

We're getting the lowdown on volcanoes - what are they, why do they erupt?

19 June 2018

We’ve been to the UK’s leading heart conference to hear from the researchers trying to discover the causes and new...

12 June 2018

You have questions, and our panel of super scientists have the answers!

05 June 2018

What science lies behind the beautiful game?

29 May 2018

This week we’re leaving Earth in search of a new home. Is there a Planet B? How could we get there?

21 May 2018

With pollen in the air, we're talking allergies. What exactly is an allergic response? Why are allergies on the...

15 May 2018

A brainy panel of scientists from all disciplines gather around the microphones to answer your science questions.

08 May 2018

Where does our water come from? And will it ever run out?

01 May 2018

What exactly is touch? Tactile shoppers, and the science behind the perfect hug...

24 April 2018

Who nose what goes on in your olfactory systems?

17 April 2018

The Naked Scientists get their teeth into the science of taste.

10 April 2018

How do we process the light that enters our eyes as images?

03 April 2018

How do our ears decode the hubbub around us, and what can science do when the world starts to go quiet?

27 March 2018

Our monthly panel of experts were ready and waiting to tackle your sci-curious questions...

20 March 2018

Professor Stephen Hawking sadly passed away last week. So in this show we celebrate his life, his science and his...

13 March 2018

We're lifting the lid on computers to take a look inside at how they work...

06 March 2018

From criminal cartels to dung detectives, how scientists are fighting back.