The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

19 November 2013

Repair and restore! Everything from self-healing concrete to Dr Who episodes and to the human heart...

12 November 2013

What is multiple sclerosis (MS), what causes it, why do some people suffer from it, and how can we stop it? Plus, news...

05 November 2013

New breakthroughs in cancer, tracking tumours from DNA in blood, what dogs' wags mean, Earth-sized exoplanets and...

29 October 2013

In another live special from the Cambridge Science Centre the team discuss volcanoes and earthquakes and answer...

20 October 2013

How did antibiotic-resistant superbugs arise, and how can new drugs be designed to combat them? Plus, blood from a...

15 October 2013

What weighs 1000 tonnes, is 150 metres long and moves 200 metres a day? Meet the new tunnel-boring machines burrowing...

08 October 2013

Live on location at the Cambridge Science Centre: Atmospheric chemistry, human papilloma viruses, jet engines and DIY...

01 October 2013

Why do we need sleep and why do some people fall asleep at the wrong times? We explore the science of snoozing and how...

24 September 2013

We look at some of the best projects which let you get involved in scientific research from home, from hunting spiders...

17 September 2013

We expose how electricity powers the nervous system, how ion channels could tackle diabetes and how algae could shed...

12 September 2013

Will fracking bring down energy prices and keep our lights on, or could it be an environmental disaster?

05 September 2013

In another question and answer edition of the show, the team get to grips with your questions - including can you...

29 August 2013

In the final show from Australia, we find out how a wetsuit might protect surfers from sharks and a new development in...

22 August 2013

How can DNA sequencing technology tell us what was put on Australia's first BBQ?

15 August 2013

In the first of 3 shows from down under Chris Smith and Victoria Gill find out about the enviroment of one of the world...

08 August 2013

We hear from the astronomers who are mapping out the Milky Way to work out where its stars came from.

01 August 2013

A special question and answer edition of the show where the team get to grips with your queries, including, do hairs...

25 July 2013

How has new technology changed the face of sport?

18 July 2013

What do sufferers of schizophrenia experience, and why? Might the immune system be to blame? And could an avatar be the...

11 July 2013

The latest in solar technology, nerves controlling cancers, wobbles in the Earth's core changing time, and can...

04 July 2013

What will be the last organism living on Earth when the Sun swells, a replacement liver grown from stem cells, and the...

27 June 2013

Miniature lungs, breasts and other organs can be grown in dishes to reproduce how the tissue develops and how they...

20 June 2013

Fungi, close up: why plants can't grow without them, the personal account of a toadstool poisoning victim and...

13 June 2013

Extreme Physiology: Everest to the Ocean Floor