The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

03 May 2016

Does forensic science really have all the answers, or are we letting it mislead us?

26 April 2016

What do you know about the shipping industry and how important is it for everyday life?

19 April 2016

Plus when in did humans develop tooth decay and how did Neil Armstrong get home?

12 April 2016

Defending gorillas from poaching, living next door to lions and the illegal ivory trade.

05 April 2016

This week it's the science of memory: what is memory and can it be improved?

29 March 2016

... and then take over the world? Graihagh investigates...

22 March 2016

Can you survive purely on avocados? Can a spinning spaceship simulate gravity?

15 March 2016

This week we ask six Cambridge scientists to battle it out for science supremacy.

08 March 2016

Where do new diseases come from, and how can we fight them?

01 March 2016

100 years after Einstein predicted them, gravitational waves rock the world of physics...

23 February 2016

This week we get to grips with your burning questions.

16 February 2016

Science approved pick-up lines, your brain in love and how tech has changed dating...

09 February 2016

It's one of the only legal psychoactive stimulants but is it good or bad for our health?

02 February 2016

How will we feed the world in the face of a booming population and climate change?

26 January 2016

This week we shed some light on the Universe's most enigmatic objects: black holes...

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?