Science Podcasts

08 November 2016

How did we get here and are we really all that special?

07 November 2016

Sascha Drewlo reckons that a simple cervical smear could replace current prenatal tests.

04 November 2016

Why do other people's fart smell so bad and why do storms turn swimming pools green?

01 November 2016

What's the science behind the scares in horror films?

28 October 2016

How can I stop a panic attack, can learned behaviour be passed on genetically?

28 October 2016

White lies are widely accepted as an integral part of our everyday lives. And yet history

27 October 2016

First fossilised dinosaur brain confirmed by scientists this week

25 October 2016

Why is everyone excited about Gaia? What's so exciting about this probe? Graihagh Jackson investigates...

25 October 2016

80% of Europeans and Northern Americans now can't see the Milky Way. But does this matter?

25 October 2016

Chris investigates why, since 2012, opiate deaths in England and Wales have doubled.

24 October 2016

Is enough being done to ensure women have the same oppourtunities as men in STEM fields?

24 October 2016

Why don't you get thrown backwards when you switch on your torch? Kerstin Göpfrich made he

21 October 2016

Are there increases in miscarriage ratesa and why are rats used in experiments?

18 October 2016

Hospitals: past, present and future.

18 October 2016

Three medical students tell us what it's like at the 250 year old Addenbrooke's hospital

17 October 2016

A new drug duo against HIV may eliminate the need for debilitating lifelong treatment.

16 October 2016

Could a jaunt to Jupiter be the physics-version of anti-wrinkle cream?

14 October 2016

We look at gene tests claiming to reveal everything from cancer risk to sporting ability.

14 October 2016

Why does the BCG vaccine cause swelling and where does moisturiser go when you put it o...

14 October 2016

Naughty nurses, tonsil guillotines and cocaine - 250 years of Addebrooke's hospital.

11 October 2016

It was discovered over 100 years ago but are we any closer to defeating the disease?

10 October 2016

Space Boffins Sue Nelson and Richard Hollingham are on Mars...

10 October 2016

More methane is accidentally released by the oil and gas industry than previously thought.

10 October 2016

Is soap really all it's cracked up to be?