The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

29 July 2007

This week, clean coal technology - how to get the energy from coal without digging it up, why GM goats are helping to...

22 July 2007

This week, we find out about survival in extreme environments. We find out how free divers descend hundreds of feet...

15 July 2007

This week, from iPod to iRod as a man's taste for music turns him into a human lightning conductor, why penguins...

08 July 2007

This week news that men talk as much as women, cosmetics from jellyfish, songbirds "greatest-tits", a...

01 July 2007

This week, playing bingo on an inflatable space station, a new way to attack the cause of Alzheimer's and mending...

24 June 2007

This week, we're looking at what causes earthquakes, how to clean contaminated land, meteorite strikes, hazardous...

17 June 2007

We find out about old aged whales thanks to a piece of shrapnel, a new rice-based vaccine for cholera, and how...

10 June 2007

Want to know how fat you'd need to be to stop a speeding bullet?

03 June 2007

This week, will a hot mint still taste cold? Also how skimmed milk could come straight from the cow in future, and why...

27 May 2007

This week on the Naked Scientists we will be venturing into space on an inter galactic mission to learn more about the...

20 May 2007

Coming up this week on the Naked Scientists radio show and podcast we have some airy experts; Jonathan Shanklin will be...

13 May 2007

This week on the Naked Scientists we have a whole host of experts in bacteria, fungi and viruses. We'll have Dr...

06 May 2007

This week Drs Chris, Dave and Phil find out how a venomous spider's bite has Viagra-like properties, how maggots...

29 April 2007

Bruce Winney explains how rural populations in Britain help to uncover genes linked to diseases, Turi King discusses...

22 April 2007

Corals are falling prey to global warming. Annelise Hagan joins us to explain how she uses a spotter plane to home in...

15 April 2007

This week new research into cancers, how tumours arise, and new ways to combat cancer. Fiona Watt explains how cancer...

01 April 2007

We look at the science behind one of the biggest killers in the western world - heart disease including what is a heart...

25 March 2007

This week on the Naked Scientists Radio Show and podcast we will be looking at flight - in terms of both animals and...

18 March 2007

This week, all the fun of the Cambridge Science Festival as we find out about the cool science of ice cream, the world...

11 March 2007

The naked scientists try and answer all of your questions, no matter how strange or wacky

04 March 2007

Dr Chris and Dr Kat chat to archaeologist Lawrence Owens about his latest excavations of Peruvian Mummies and Keith...

25 February 2007

Dr Chris and Dr Helen answer all your burning science questions, including why hair looks darker when it's wet,...

18 February 2007

Dr Chris and Dr Helen answer all your burning science questions, including why hair looks darker when it's wet,...

11 February 2007

Anna Lacey and Dave Ansell visit Sizewell B power station in Suffolk, and Ian Farnan discusses nuclear waste disposal...