The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

24 March 2023

Plus, assessing animal welfare and building infrastructure on areas of biodiversity...

21 March 2023

The high seas treaty aims to protect 30% of the open ocean by 2030. But is this realistic?

17 March 2023

Plus, an artificial sweetener suppresses immunity, and gorillas enjoy getting dizzy

10 March 2023

Why did sharks survive the meteor strike and the dinosaurs didn't? What's the secret to self control?

03 March 2023

Plus, 11 minutes of exercise reduces risk of fatality, and why the latest aurora was so far south

28 February 2023

Can the often destructive forces of our planet shed light on its inner workings?

24 February 2023

Plus, the early bows and arrows in Europe, and if the 4 day work week trial has been a success

21 February 2023

Nuclear physicists have been set the challenge to generate clean energy in 15 years...

17 February 2023

Plus, tool-using cockatoos and the giant penguin which lived 50 million years ago...

14 February 2023

Could the worst outbreak of avian influenza on record lead to another pandemic?

10 February 2023

Plus, the overlooked threat of indoor air pollution, and the newly deciphered letters from Mary Queen of Scots

07 February 2023

Cutting back on environmental damage is key to farming of the future...

03 February 2023

Also, machine learning algorithm proves more efficient at searching for aliens, and results from the sugar tax

31 January 2023

We examine some of the surprising capabilities that satellites have and the dangers satellites face in orbit

27 January 2023

Is paying people to turn off their appliances the precursor to a digital control of our energy consumption?

24 January 2023

Large language models are ushering in a new era of idea generation...

20 January 2023

Hair follicles remodel scar tissue, and mature brain cells grown in the lab

17 January 2023

The past, present, and future of our relationship with alcohol

13 January 2023

Marine noise causes dolphins to yell, and what went wrong at Spaceport Cornwall...

10 January 2023

Putting your questions, from the cosmic to the microscopic, to our panel of expert guests...

03 January 2023

Some of our favourite stories from the past 12 months

19 December 2022

How data on our oceans is collected, and what we then do with it...

16 December 2022

A breakthrough in nuclear fusion energy, but what does it mean?

13 December 2022

How magnets, quite literally, shape the world we live in...