The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

02 September 2014

Nuclear Fusion has been promising us clean energy for years, what's it all about?

26 August 2014

A special episode of the Naked Scientists, showcasing New Zealand's cutting edge research.

19 August 2014

This week, we delve into how your genes will determine the health care you receive.

12 August 2014

This week we're cooking up a storm, dissecting the science behind food and flavour.

05 August 2014

How bright lights are changing the face of paleontology, medicine and airplanes.

29 July 2014

Grab your sunhats and beach towels ready for this special show all about marine animals...

22 July 2014

Does technology mean extinction may not be the end for some species?

15 July 2014

We celebrate the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11 by asking, should we return to the Moon?

08 July 2014

Chimp gestures, people prefer shocks to thoughts, and saddle up for the science of cycling

01 July 2014

Human levitation, climate-altering balloons, earthquake-proof buildings and super steels

24 June 2014

We examine the beatuiful game to find out how much World Cup action comes down to science

17 June 2014

Fruit flies, arm hair and video games tackle the most significant threat to our generation

10 June 2014

We investigate how scientists are designing new ways to preserve vaccines, probiotic bacteria, enzymes in washing...

03 June 2014

Making brainwaves: how the baby brain develops, how the teenage mind differs and ways to improve your memory...

27 May 2014

In a special ethics show, we discuss how we decide which drugs our health services can afford and what are the limits...

20 May 2014

Can nature's recyclers, bacteria and fungi, help us clean up man-made environmental problems from oil spills to...

13 May 2014

How will power grids be transformed? We look at technology to reduce our energy prices and new ways to include wind and...

06 May 2014

In front of a live audience at the Cambridge Science Centre, Chris Smith is joined by three paleontologists to discuss...

29 April 2014

With the demand for new homes ever increasing, we ask what will the buildings of the future be like?

22 April 2014

In a special show from Cambridge and New Zealand, Hannah Critchlow investigates the research into Huntington's...

15 April 2014

In this Q & A special the Naked Scientists get stuck into your queries, like why are planets round? and why do we...

08 April 2014

Bigger, better and longer lasting: this week we go in search of the battery technology that will power the future...

01 April 2014

How handedness spans the scientific world, from the smallest particles in the Universe to drugs that cure disease...

25 March 2014

2014 is the Year of Code, but why has coding, and getting kids into computer science become so important?