The Naked Scientists Podcast

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

10 March 2015

What parasites are living in and on you, and the tricks these invaders play on their hosts

03 March 2015

Archimedes shouting Eureka, Isaac Newton's apples, Volta's piles and singing planets...

24 February 2015

Unrolling the sometimes conflicting stories about the dangers and benefits of cannabis.

17 February 2015

How and where your phone is leaking your personal information to and how to stop it...

10 February 2015

We hack online dating, maximise first date potential and use maths to minimise divorce...

27 January 2015

What are plastics, why they don't break down and how to grow plastics on trees...

20 January 2015

Why we sleep talk, how to lucid dream and what happens when sleep goes wrong...

13 January 2015

Why are humans so prone to gaining weight and can science help us out of this mess?

06 January 2015

Dissolving teaspoons, plants sunbathing, halting multiple sclerosis and Antarctic warming.

30 December 2014

What's it like to hear voices that no one else hears?

23 December 2014

The psychology behind the best roast, how to cure your hangover and the science of singing

16 December 2014

What wiped out the dinosaurs and are we next?

09 December 2014

What exactly is sound, and how do we hear it?

02 December 2014

We untangle the good, the bad and the ugly side of the Internet...

23 November 2014

We build bombs, put sniffer dogs to the test and see if 'robocops' will patrol airports..

18 November 2014

Where did Ebola come from, and why now? We talk to the people on the ground to find out...

11 November 2014

Cancer blood tests, genetic tricks trigger tumour death, and laser particle accelerators.

04 November 2014

Join us for a spooky look at the science of the supernatural.

28 October 2014

Driverless cars, pizza-delivering drones, transparent airliners and holidays in space...

21 October 2014

Crime-combating lamp-posts, ply-scrapers and super-sewers, staples of tomorrow's towns...

14 October 2014

What does climate change have in store for our futures?

07 October 2014

Where will our energy come from in the future: wind, solar, or even piezoelectric power?

28 September 2014

Is there anybody out there? We search for life beyond Earth...