Science Podcasts

21 August 2017

What kinds of food might you be able to forage in a city green space?

21 August 2017

If we could get energy from the sun, like plants, how big would our skin need to be?

14 August 2017

This week, we explore the cosmos via your senses. From seeing a black hole for the first time to touching Mars and...

14 August 2017

Are the residues from common manual dish washing significantly toxic to humans in the short or long term?

14 August 2017

Cellular garbage disposal units play a role in the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

14 August 2017

As scientists use CRISPR technology to fix a faulty gene in a human embryo, we take a look at storing, writing and...

11 August 2017

What causes static electricity? Should your blood type affect your diet? Can we get to Mars?

10 August 2017

Celebrate 40 years of the Voyager mission with Space Boffins, plus there be genetically engineered space travellers in...

08 August 2017

The science questions that you've been sending in get scrutinised and analysed by biologist Sarah Harrison,...

08 August 2017

When you have been driving for a long time and then park your vehicle, why does it feel as though you are still moving...

01 August 2017

Is there a way to keep nuclear power safe?

28 July 2017

Why do people wake up at 3am after drinking? Why is hot water cloudy? What drives a gust of wind? What is...

27 July 2017

Remembering violent experiences significantly reduces short term memory and other cognitive abilities, researchers at...

25 July 2017

The last show of Marine Month takes us down to the bottom of the ocean: what treasures will we find there?

24 July 2017

Students from the UK and from Japan together attended a week of science and cultural exchange at Murray Edwards College...

24 July 2017

Students from the UK and from Japan together attended a week of science and cultural exchange at Murray Edwards College...

21 July 2017

How does sleep clear away a protein linked to Alzheimer's Disease?

21 July 2017

Can the moon affect people's behaviour? Do you weigh less after you take a bath? Do gas heaters have any side-...

18 July 2017

Sea urchin immunity, symbiotic squid bacteria, anxiety, and a training course to promote collaboration between...

18 July 2017

Our marine month continues as we swim out from the reef into the open ocean, where we'll be meeting one of the...

14 July 2017

Kicking off with a look at why coffee might make you live longer, Dr Chris and Eusebius answer more of your science...

11 July 2017

How are our genes linked to dementia risk?

11 July 2017

Why do the fastest stars in the galaxy only appear in one part of the sky?

11 July 2017

Why do our tummies rumble? Why are some people ticklish? Why do people grind their teeth?