Science Podcasts

Free science podcasts and science radio shows about science, technology, medicine and engineering...

03 July 2009

In this final podcast from the WCSJ we discuss the public image of the pharmaceutical industry and the role of the...

03 July 2009

This week we're finding out about new and environmentally friendly ways to create fuel. We reveal batteries that...

02 July 2009

Vanadium podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

02 July 2009

Today we reveal the winner of the bid to host the next WCSJ conference in 2011 as well as discuss the role of public...

01 July 2009

Selenium podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

01 July 2009

In today's podcast we hear about the current state of science journalism in countries like the US and predict the...

30 June 2009

In this first podcast we bring you the highlights from the pre-conference workshops and meet some of the conference...

29 June 2009

When is it a good environmental idea to trade in an old car for a new one - there's so much embodied carbon in a...

29 June 2009

On this week's News Flash, we find out what Margaret Thatcher's face can tell us how monkeys recognize each...

28 June 2009

This week, we look into new ways of putting a tiger in your tank! We find out how pond life could help make eco-...

26 June 2009

This week, we explore the future of farming to find out how specially constructed greenhouses could provide arid...

24 June 2009

Science writer Brian Clegg on the element that put red into colour TV and caused a dispute between England and France

22 June 2009

We clean up the science of washing powders, how they work and why stains rather than dyes are removed by them. Plus, we...

22 June 2009

2009 is The University of Cambridge's 800th birthday and what better way to celebrate than by digging an...

22 June 2009

On this NewsFlash, we find out how sneaky tentacled snakes catch fish through cunning, how pieces of RNA could switch...

21 June 2009

This week we dig into into the science of farming and food production. We find out how transgenic plants can help us...

19 June 2009

Why does helium make our voices higher? What are hiccups and how can we get rid of them? How contagious is swine flu?...

19 June 2009

This week, we're focusing on the latest scientific news and research taking place across Africa. We find out about...

18 June 2009

Tin podcast from Chemistry World - the magazine of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

17 June 2009

We strip down the science of dating this month by taking a look at rehydroxylation. We unearth some of the oldest...

15 June 2009

We ask if the Earth rains outwards and loses water to space! Plus, how does laundry detergent target stains but avoid...

15 June 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we discover how storms create slow earthquakes and how a local star, Betelgeuse, could...

14 June 2009

On this Naked Scientists Question and Answer show, we discover how storms create slow earthquakes and how a local star...

12 June 2009

Are Orion's stars shrinking? What are wormholes and do they really exist? What is our universe expanding into? We...