The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

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...

23 November 2014

We build bombs, put sniffer dogs to the test and see if 'robocops' will patrol airports..

18 November 2014

Where did Ebola come from, and why now? We talk to the people on the ground to find out...

11 November 2014

Cancer blood tests, genetic tricks trigger tumour death, and laser particle accelerators.

04 November 2014

Join us for a spooky look at the science of the supernatural.

28 October 2014

Driverless cars, pizza-delivering drones, transparent airliners and holidays in space...

21 October 2014

Crime-combating lamp-posts, ply-scrapers and super-sewers, staples of tomorrow's towns...

14 October 2014

What does climate change have in store for our futures?

07 October 2014

Where will our energy come from in the future: wind, solar, or even piezoelectric power?

28 September 2014

Is there anybody out there? We search for life beyond Earth...

21 September 2014

3D printed organs, drugs, jet engines and even fruit! We take a look at our 3D futures...

16 September 2014

Are you under attack from cybercriminals? We look at the latest threats online...

09 September 2014

We look to nature to solve some of today's biggest problems...

02 September 2014

Nuclear Fusion has been promising us clean energy for years, what's it all about?

26 August 2014

A special episode of the Naked Scientists, showcasing New Zealand's cutting edge research.

19 August 2014

This week, we delve into how your genes will determine the health care you receive.