The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

09 April 2019

It's time for some questions! This week, a space doctor, a psychiatrist, a geologist and a chemist!

02 April 2019

How do we see how babies are doing in the womb? Could the way you're born affect the microbes in your gut?

26 March 2019

We've been to Paris to bring you the technology of tomorrow!

19 March 2019

We're exploring the cutting edge of materials science.

12 March 2019

Why do I get cold feet but sweaty armpits? Could we colonise another galaxy? And more... It's Q&A Time!

05 March 2019

This week, we’re being invaded! We explore invasive species: how they sneak in, why they disrupt nature, and how to...

26 February 2019

What does running do for you, and why do we do it at all? This week, the science of sprinting.

19 February 2019

We're celebrating the 150th birthday of the chemist's best friend...

12 February 2019

It’s Q&A time… We're taking on your pet ponderings and animal-inspired questions.

05 February 2019

Hypnosis, parasites and optogenetics: how minds can be manipulated...

29 January 2019

How will we need to adapt for cars of the future?

22 January 2019

From finding forgeries to creating colours, we explore the science of art.

15 January 2019

We’re making a meal out of microbes, let's meet the little helpers that get food onto the table.

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?