The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

19 January 2016

In winter the idea of hibernating sounds pretty tempting, but what's actually happening?

12 January 2016

How do we make decisions? Why do we go deaf when we yawn and does light wear out?

05 January 2016

Graihagh hunts for her missing sixpack. Is it doable or is it just not in her DNA destiny?

29 December 2015

It's the end of another great year for the Naked Scientists, what was your best bit?

22 December 2015

The psychology of gift-giving, chocolate equations and how to avoid a festive hangover.

15 December 2015

We're losing a football pitch of soil every 5 seconds but why? And how can we stop it?

08 December 2015

How is technology changing music and is it a blessing or a curse?

01 December 2015

In a rapidly changing climate, what do we really know about how to spot or prevent floods?

24 November 2015

Some say it's fuelling an obesity epidemic, but is sugar really to blame?

17 November 2015

Big Data is everywhere but what is it, how is it used and how does it impact our privacy?

10 November 2015

The Naked Scientists tackle your science questions head on.

03 November 2015

We dish the dirt on pollution and see if electric cars can compete with petrol motors...

27 October 2015

In this special debate we ask our experts the BIG question, and why?

20 October 2015

We look at science from around our world, which could help us build a home on another.

13 October 2015

They say it's the journey, not the destination. For Mars, it's going to be one bumpy ride.

06 October 2015

Would you survive the vomit comet, tolerate 9 Gs and manage to live with 4 strangers?

29 September 2015

Do spiders get stuck in their webs? Will we ever find dark matter? Can dogs feel guilt?

22 September 2015

From the emergency call to recovery process: meet the people ready to save your life.

15 September 2015

Past changes in climate had dramatic effects on our oceans - what can theseteach us?

08 September 2015

How teens are publishing papers and why the battle against the STEM shortage may be over.

01 September 2015

21 years in the making, scientists finally get intimate with Pluto and what lies beyond...

23 August 2015

Why symmetry is more than just a pretty face...

18 August 2015

Why are some things so repulsive and how is science using disgust to better humanity?

11 August 2015

What actually is graphene, and what is it doing for us?