The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

08 January 2019

We pick apart the questions you wanted to ask, about space, food and mental health.

03 January 2019

We delve into circadian biology, predatory bacteria, the microbiome and deep space...

31 December 2018

From talking whales to training astronauts, we re-visit our favourite science celebrations of 2018.

23 December 2018

What do turkeys get up to, before they end up on your plate? How do Christmas trees survive the cold?

18 December 2018

How do our bodies heal themselves, and can science help?

11 December 2018

Two musicians, a journalist and an Astronaut take us through the history of space exploration.

04 December 2018

How do earthworms move through the soil, and could a black hole be a worm hole?

27 November 2018

This week, The Naked Scientists chomp down the science of teeth.

20 November 2018

Can genetics, technology or drugs engineer a generation of superhumans?

13 November 2018

How do the objects we see around us every day actually get made?

06 November 2018

Will AI be taking our jobs? Can tech help with infertility problems?

29 October 2018

This week we look at the science of samba and the chemistry of cha-cha-cha

23 October 2018

This week, the molecular chemists that make the world go round: catalysts.

16 October 2018

We uncover the history of the greatest inventors who ever lived.

09 October 2018

The Naked Scientists tackle the questions you've been sending in!

02 October 2018

What's in the products so many of us put on our skin, and why do we care about our appearance?

25 September 2018

Recognising the Centenary of the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic, we put influenza under the microscope...

18 September 2018

What exactly is Earth's magnetic field, and how does it work?

11 September 2018

The Naked Scientists tackle the medical musings and chemical queries you've been sending in.

04 September 2018

We explore the nature that's inspiring the technology of the future.

28 August 2018

The Naked Scientists take the show afloat and drift down the Cam with some of the friendly neighbourhood scientists,...

21 August 2018

Does the music in shops really make people spend more? Can listening to classical music make kids smarter?

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.