The Naked Scientists Podcast

Our flagship science show. Science news stories, scientific breakthroughs and interviews with leading scientists.  

20 December 2016

The Naked Scientists celebrate the holidays with the 12 scientific days of Christmas. From why 9 ladies like to dance...

13 December 2016

From quantum entanglement to cakes and mascara: your science questions answered..

06 December 2016

How frontline scientists are combating the grim prospect of antibiotic resistance...

29 November 2016

Life here on Earth uses DNA. But why, and would aliens be made of the same stuff?

22 November 2016

Driverless cars, self-tracking trousers and "super" GPS: what's next for navigation?

15 November 2016

Could I survive being eaten by a snake? Why do ants steal my toenail clippings?

08 November 2016

How did we get here and are we really all that special?

01 November 2016

What's the science behind the scares in horror films?

25 October 2016

80% of Europeans and Northern Americans now can't see the Milky Way. But does this matter?

18 October 2016

Hospitals: past, present and future.

11 October 2016

It was discovered over 100 years ago but are we any closer to defeating the disease?

04 October 2016

We put your questions to a selection of superstar scientists...

27 September 2016

Illuminating the new light based technologies looking to provide a brighter future.

20 September 2016

This week we explore the Milky Way as the first batch of data is returned from Gaia.

13 September 2016

This week, we don our uniforms for a lesson in the science of education.

06 September 2016

How old is an atom? What's the fastest way to die in space? Why's it colder at altitude?

30 August 2016

It's our 15th birthday and we're celebrating by putting science under the microscope...

23 August 2016

Explore the physics and psychology that brings animations to the big screen!

16 August 2016

Addiction, decriminalisation and potential good: the science behind the drugs debate.

09 August 2016

From farting fish to the link between diet and cancer, we take on your questions...

02 August 2016

From the Olympics to jet engines, this week we're turning up the temperature.

26 July 2016

As transport changes and we become more sustainable, what is the future of fuels?

19 July 2016

What can we learn from our canine companions, and have we taken breeding too far?

12 July 2016

Is there space for nature in our increasingly urbanised world?