The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

18 January 2022

Think of a robot... Be honest, was your imagination swayed by something out of a sci-fi film?

11 January 2022

With the new year kicking off, join us for the science behind the latest headlines.

04 January 2022

We're revisiting our favourite good news stories of 2021

17 December 2021

Presents missing, Santa AFK, how will the team save Christmas?

14 December 2021

Nanotechnology sounds like just another buzzword, but it's all around us and it's here to stay

07 December 2021

This month we discover raining gemstones, query the creativity of robots, and make hot science music & raps.

29 November 2021

Plastics are a notorious waste hazard but what role do they have to play in the climate crisis?

23 November 2021

We think of wood as medieval stuff, but what if it turned out to be the sustainable material of the future?

16 November 2021

This month, we swim in the Antarctic, boggle at Californian condors, live on Mars and peer into our lungs

08 November 2021

Will the climate crisis be averted, or will discussions in Glasgow generate more hot air?

02 November 2021

For Halloween, we're getting up close and personal with spiders, from their venom to their mating habits

26 October 2021

Landing sites on mars, social media under scrutiny and the crypto instigated financial meltdown...

19 October 2021

When scientists do risky research on viruses, who decides if it's too dangerous and how is it kept safe?

12 October 2021

From neutrinos to dark matter, we're exploring what the Universe is made of

05 October 2021

From bananas to helium, we're uncovering the science behind some of our favourite at-risk resources

28 September 2021

Why can't most of the universe be seen through a telescope, and can we commercialise atmospheric CO2

21 September 2021

What causes the symptoms of the menopause and how can we manage them so they don't interrupt our lives?

14 September 2021

Unpicking the science of this deadly syndrome in honour of World Sepsis Day

07 September 2021

What does it mean to be "immune" to COVID, and can we make even better vaccines

31 August 2021

From peat bogs to seagrasses, how can nature help us reach net zero carbon?

24 August 2021

Do anti-glare phone screens actually work, and how can we prevent disease outbreaks in a crisis?

17 August 2021

Unpicking the latest on who's at risk, what might be causing it, and how we might diagnose it in the future

10 August 2021

Using traces of DNA from soil, water and air to uncover animals from past and present...

03 August 2021

We're checking in on the UK's progress towards an all-electric future