The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

13 June 2013

Extreme Physiology: Everest to the Ocean Floor

06 June 2013

Fooling GPS devices to report the wrong locations, pinpointing people in buildings, tracking volcanic dust, and nuclear...

30 May 2013

New LEDs and how LED lighting affects health, a new way to fight flu, treating schizophrenia with avatars and 400 year...

23 May 2013

This week, how plants keep track of time, viruses spread by sapsuckers, smoke makes fire-sensitive seeds germinate, and...

16 May 2013

How are weather forecasts made? Are they accurate, and if not why not? And how do we know when extreme weather is on...

09 May 2013

How new flu viruses, including H7N9, arise, and the threat from extensively resistant tuberculosis

02 May 2013

We find out how scientists and art conservationists work together to develop new techniques to preserve our cultural...

25 April 2013

What are legal highs, and how do scientists, doctors and law-makers keep up with new drugs entering the market?

18 April 2013

From the British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy conference 2013, the latest therapies for cystic fibrosis, muscular...

11 April 2013

Fossilised dinosaur egg embryos, fish fats on ancient pots, arsenic in beer and the site where Australopithecus sediba...

04 April 2013

We take a tour of the Australian precursors to the Square Kilometre Array, and find out how new sensors will improve...

28 March 2013

The genetic basis of autism goes under the microscope in this special Easter edition of Naked Genetics, from Kat Arney.

21 March 2013

What the future holds for digital data storage, what the Planck probe has revealed, giant squid and what Curiosity...

14 March 2013

We celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the epidemiologist John Snow by looking at the historic and modern...

07 March 2013

Internet searches give clues to drug side effects, sink holes, flame-retardant DNA and feeding the planet in future...

28 February 2013

Research at the extremes: We find out how the Halley VI station was engineered to enable great science and withstand...

21 February 2013

New drugs for flu, bees read electrical fields, why moles are sensitive to seismic vibrations and how good is a sharks...

14 February 2013

Love is... neurochemistry? This week, we look at love from a scientific perspective...

07 February 2013

Earth is due a very near miss next week, so we Analyse Asteroids! We'll meet the companies looking to go...

31 January 2013

New research reveals why an infectious cancer that's spreading amongst Tasmanian Devils isn't attacked by...

24 January 2013

Dung beetles, dogs, transparent electronics and sonic mosquito repellents...

30 December 2012

What's living in you and on you? Here we look at good and bad bugs and ask how we keep healthy.

23 December 2012

Can a frozen body be shattered with a hammer, how can speedbumps diagnose appendictis and why are reindeers' noses...

16 December 2012

How does radio reach out of the studio? We explore the science and technology of broadcasting from its beginnings to...