The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

02 May 2023

What we know about concussions, and how they can lead to dementia

28 April 2023

Ultra-processed foods are linked to diseases like cancer, and the WHO push for people to catch up on vaccines

25 April 2023

With obesity and diabetes rates rising around the world, we seek solutions...

21 April 2023

Plus, breakthrough in the fight against flu and measuring the microbiome of mice in space...

18 April 2023

What are black holes, how do you find one, and what would happen if you fell in?

14 April 2023

Plus, a new theory behind magnetoreception, and how concrete might absorb more CO2

13 April 2023

Why people are feeling stressed about the future and the frightening implications of climate change...

13 April 2023

Your audio toolkit for fighting eco-anxiety...

11 April 2023

Plus, scientists manufacture meatball made of mammoth

03 April 2023

How nature is good for our health, and how installing EV chargers at national parks might help us get there...

31 March 2023

Also, should we call time on daylight savings, and why has the UK government moved to ban nitrous oxide

28 March 2023

Making sure that where there’s a will, there isn’t e-waste.

24 March 2023

Plus, assessing animal welfare and building infrastructure on areas of biodiversity...

21 March 2023

The high seas treaty aims to protect 30% of the open ocean by 2030. But is this realistic?

17 March 2023

Plus, an artificial sweetener suppresses immunity, and gorillas enjoy getting dizzy

10 March 2023

Why did sharks survive the meteor strike and the dinosaurs didn't? What's the secret to self control?

03 March 2023

Plus, 11 minutes of exercise reduces risk of fatality, and why the latest aurora was so far south

28 February 2023

Can the often destructive forces of our planet shed light on its inner workings?

24 February 2023

Plus, the early bows and arrows in Europe, and if the 4 day work week trial has been a success

21 February 2023

Nuclear physicists have been set the challenge to generate clean energy in 15 years...

17 February 2023

Plus, tool-using cockatoos and the giant penguin which lived 50 million years ago...

14 February 2023

Could the worst outbreak of avian influenza on record lead to another pandemic?

10 February 2023

Plus, the overlooked threat of indoor air pollution, and the newly deciphered letters from Mary Queen of Scots

07 February 2023

Cutting back on environmental damage is key to farming of the future...