Science Podcasts

21 March 2017

Are trends in modern living helping or harming our ability to reproduce?

20 March 2017

Can HIV be transferred through a mosquito bite?

14 March 2017

Meet the thousands of pieces of space debris above our heads, which could cause a catastrophe for future space travel.

14 March 2017

The DNA sequencing revolution is providing ever more data about genomes from all kinds of species, from humans to...

13 March 2017

Is it better to throw your old bulbs out immediately, or only as they break?

10 March 2017

SpaceX and NASA compete to get people back to the Moon, Richard meets a man who grows space tomatoes in human urine,...

10 March 2017

Palaeontologists find discoveries in the dental plaque of neanderthals

10 March 2017

Where have all the bees gone? Do mermaids exist? What causes deja vu?

07 March 2017

Our expert panel tackle your science questions.

03 March 2017

Why do I get a stitch when I run? Is there such thing as baby brain?

03 March 2017

When we drink a cup of tea, how much of it comes straight back out?

28 February 2017

What does climate change mean for our futures, and are we taking it seriously?

24 February 2017

Why is there oil beneath the earth? What caused the big bang? Can we create artificial rain?

21 February 2017

In this episode we hear about epilepsy, the sushi-belt model of transport in neurons, a mother in ancient Troy, the...

21 February 2017

Social media campaigns in aid of charities and social causes can have a huge impact, if they last long enough to be...

21 February 2017

What could be causing the recent reduction in new HIV cases?

20 February 2017

If we put a giant mirror in space, could see Earth a million years ago?

17 February 2017

Why do chillies burn my fingers? How dangerous are cell phone towers for your health? Who names cyclones? Do white and...

16 February 2017

Tiny sensor capable of transmitting information over a week from inside the body and powered by stomach acid has been...

14 February 2017

What's the difference between a meteorite, a comet and an asteroid? And we tell you how to find your own space...

14 February 2017

Our cells are constantly communicating and changing - so how do scientists spy on them?

13 February 2017

How did birds survive the dinosaur mass extinction?

10 February 2017

The Space Boffins are at Astrofest in London in front of a live audience. Guests include an Antarctic meteorite hunter...

08 February 2017

Some viruses may benefit from being less aggressive in women than in men.