The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

12 May 2015

Crashes, contagion and climate change. Do we have anything to fear from planes?

05 May 2015

How volcanoes blow their tops, and the after-shocks of an eruption...

28 April 2015

We step inside the multidimensional world of the computer games industry...

21 April 2015

Why do humans have rhythm? Do you sneeze in your sleep? Why do crabs walk sideways?

14 April 2015

Can we live forever? We look at the latest breakthroughs that could make us immortal...

07 April 2015

Eggs, chickens and chocolate abound in this Easter special.

31 March 2015

From crime scene to court room, how is science used to solve crimes?

24 March 2015

Are psychosis, chronic fatigue syndrome and depression down to abnormal immune responses?

17 March 2015

Why Newton stuck a needle in his eye, how the brain sees and echoes of the Big Bang...

10 March 2015

What parasites are living in and on you, and the tricks these invaders play on their hosts

03 March 2015

Archimedes shouting Eureka, Isaac Newton's apples, Volta's piles and singing planets...

24 February 2015

Unrolling the sometimes conflicting stories about the dangers and benefits of cannabis.

17 February 2015

How and where your phone is leaking your personal information to and how to stop it...

10 February 2015

We hack online dating, maximise first date potential and use maths to minimise divorce...

27 January 2015

What are plastics, why they don't break down and how to grow plastics on trees...

20 January 2015

Why we sleep talk, how to lucid dream and what happens when sleep goes wrong...

13 January 2015

Why are humans so prone to gaining weight and can science help us out of this mess?

06 January 2015

Dissolving teaspoons, plants sunbathing, halting multiple sclerosis and Antarctic warming.

30 December 2014

What's it like to hear voices that no one else hears?

23 December 2014

The psychology behind the best roast, how to cure your hangover and the science of singing

16 December 2014

What wiped out the dinosaurs and are we next?

09 December 2014

What exactly is sound, and how do we hear it?

02 December 2014

We untangle the good, the bad and the ugly side of the Internet...