The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

19 October 2021

When scientists do risky research on viruses, who decides if it's too dangerous and how is it kept safe?

12 October 2021

From neutrinos to dark matter, we're exploring what the Universe is made of

05 October 2021

From bananas to helium, we're uncovering the science behind some of our favourite at-risk resources

28 September 2021

Why can't most of the universe be seen through a telescope, and can we commercialise atmospheric CO2

21 September 2021

What causes the symptoms of the menopause and how can we manage them so they don't interrupt our lives?

14 September 2021

Unpicking the science of this deadly syndrome in honour of World Sepsis Day

07 September 2021

What does it mean to be "immune" to COVID, and can we make even better vaccines

31 August 2021

From peat bogs to seagrasses, how can nature help us reach net zero carbon?

24 August 2021

Do anti-glare phone screens actually work, and how can we prevent disease outbreaks in a crisis?

17 August 2021

Unpicking the latest on who's at risk, what might be causing it, and how we might diagnose it in the future

10 August 2021

Using traces of DNA from soil, water and air to uncover animals from past and present...

03 August 2021

We're checking in on the UK's progress towards an all-electric future

27 July 2021

Will we break fewer records this year, and why are billionaires racing for space?

20 July 2021

Bees, body odour, and beaming pictures from space: we've gone behind the scenes of this year's digital fair

13 July 2021

Are you feeling it? We're taking a hallucinatory trip into the world of psychedelic drugs...

06 July 2021

With Lyme disease on the rise we're exploring the science behind this complex condition

29 June 2021

Does counting calories really work? Could the universe ever implode? And what makes duct tape so sticky?

22 June 2021

Sharks are more than just their teeth

15 June 2021

Why are some unsure about getting the COVID vaccine?

08 June 2021

Summer means longer days and more Sun. But what does that mean to us as a species?

01 June 2021

It's the science behind the latest headlines! Oxygen shortages, the man who found the Titanic, and more...

25 May 2021

From influencing eggs to practising in private, we're tuning in to birdsong science

18 May 2021

We take a close look at attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

11 May 2021

Are the claimed medical benefits rooted in reality, and what is the science of sauerkraut?