Science Podcasts

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21 December 2017

How complex molecules are made from simpler ones

19 December 2017

Is social media use changing the way we think?

18 December 2017

The Waite family wanted to know if fish yawn, so Heather Wark spoke to Iain Barber from Nottingham Trent University to...

15 December 2017

Could sticking to a healthier diet do the planet some good?

14 December 2017

We find out how genetic advances are shaping the future of healthcare. Plus, signposts for bees and an operatic gene of...

12 December 2017

Experts seperate sci fi from sci fact as we probe the science of Star Wars...

11 December 2017

New research shows that peregrine falcons hunt their prey using strategies similar to those used by guided missiles....

11 December 2017

Would a giant gun be a suitable launch vehicle for the next generation of spacecraft?

10 December 2017

Reflecting on 2017's space science, and a look to the future.

08 December 2017

What would happen to someone born on Mars?

08 December 2017

Scientists have identified the most important reefs to protect in the Great Barrier Reef.

05 December 2017

Are black holes really holes? Is there such thing as a genetic love match? Why do clouds move?

01 December 2017

And why is farting so funny?

01 December 2017

Will we ever be able to eradicate it?

28 November 2017

We explore the world of ageing research...

28 November 2017

Can pulsars solve this positron problem?

24 November 2017

How does aspirin help with a headache? Does microwaving your food affect its nutritional content? What happens to eye...

22 November 2017

A computer model tests out the idea of combating climate change by spraying reflective particles into the atmosphere...

22 November 2017

Muscles and the body clock, raising circumcision rates, and monkeys with a seafood habit...

21 November 2017

This week, new ways to spot cancers much sooner, repair nerve injuries and fix hip arthritis: we’re looking at four...

20 November 2017

What makes it so satisfying?

17 November 2017

Will bottled water grow algae? If you toast bread will it keep its nutritional value?

15 November 2017

Almost 4 million people in the UK have Type 2 diabetes, but can it be reversed?