Science Podcasts


13 August 2018

Could life begin outside our solar system?

10 August 2018

How did the skeleton evolve?

10 August 2018

Does hair grow after death? Why do some people have such good memories? Why is the sea salty?

10 August 2018

It’s a rocket special on this month’s Space Boffins.

07 August 2018

This week, medical uses of cannabis: We hear from the people who grow it, and the people who want to use it.

06 August 2018

What's the science behind non-stick pans?

03 August 2018

Why can't you put metal in a microwave? How do stars form?

31 July 2018

What will life be like in the year 2100?

31 July 2018

We got the lay of the land for this question!

28 July 2018

Voluntary male circumcision reduces the risk of getting HIV by 80%.

27 July 2018

Why are some people lucky? How can I stop my tree from fruiting? Why do my eyes go red when I smoke a joint?

26 July 2018

How do we make more efficient jet engines?

26 July 2018

What is radiation and how do the public perceive nuclear energy?

24 July 2018

What happens in IVF, and how it did come about? How does an embryo grow into a baby, ready to be born? Why do some...

20 July 2018

Could blocking the survival of 'memory' immune cells cure a disfiguring skin condition?

20 July 2018

A robot powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping chemists to discover new molecules and chemical reactions...

20 July 2018

How much water do we lose in a day? Can we harness the power of lightning? Can things move faster than the speed of...

20 July 2018

How does a wing work to generate lift and keep an aeroplane aloft?

17 July 2018

The Naked Scientists take flight through the history and science of fighter aircraft.

16 July 2018

Does the brain respond differently to reading versus listening?

13 July 2018

What is Schrodinger's Cat? What is a near-death experience? Why isn't everyone ambidextrous?

10 July 2018

Happy 7th Birthday to Space Boffins!

10 July 2018

Why do we get heat waves; how do you treat a jellyfish sting and why does the sun bring out freckles?

09 July 2018

Scientists have re-programmed the immune system to attack cancer cells...