Science Podcasts

29 June 2017

How do birds end up with differently-shaped eggs?

29 June 2017

Recent heatwaves had everyone reaching for the sunscreen. But what effect are they having on our health?

27 June 2017

Would you trust a robot to grow your food, to operate on you, to fight a war on your behalf, or to save your life in an...

27 June 2017

Is it possible to create noise-cancelling headphones, but for an apartment?

20 June 2017

From deep underwater into outer space, how does our heart cope with the extremes?

16 June 2017

Why do we speak in different accents? How did viruses arise? Why do our noses run?

15 June 2017

Neglected tropical diseases, including TB, Zika, malaria and schistosomiasis go under the microscope...

14 June 2017

We’re literally getting inside our genes, as we explore chromosomes through a 3-dimensional virtual reality art, music...

13 June 2017

Does being hot help to warm up your muscles quicker?

13 June 2017

A panel of experts tackle your sci-curious questions: Do we only use 10% of our brain? Can technology create...

10 June 2017

The Space Boffins return to our nearest planetary neighbour: Mars.

06 June 2017

Cyber crime is going up: are we taking enough precautions?

02 June 2017

What causes IBS and what can we do about it? Are there some foods you shouldn't eat if your gallbladder's...

30 May 2017

This week we examine the ultimate question: how did life originate?

26 May 2017

How would you have sex in zero-gravity? Are eggs viable in space? What is cold fusion?

23 May 2017

What happens to muscles in space? Can any animals become invisible? What actually makes a waterproof coat waterproof?

22 May 2017

Where did the agent that locked hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide come from?

19 May 2017

How do you power a spacecraft to Saturn? Can gravity affect the telomeres inside our cells? What can be done to help...

17 May 2017

Can turning back the clock be key to protecting ourselves against viruses?

15 May 2017

Love it or loathe it maths is everywhere... From bees that can count to interstellar trade with aliens, we explore how...

15 May 2017

Like with physical exercise, if we practice difficult mental tasks, does our endurance at those tasks improve over time?

14 May 2017

This month we’re zooming in on cancer, finding out how researchers are tackling tumours in unprecedented detail.

12 May 2017

Is there a cure for flu? How far are we from designer genes? Do our voices change as we get older? Plus, bioengineered...

11 May 2017

A new method to turn greenhouse gas methane into methanol...