Science Podcasts

26 January 2017

Hear how scientists have uncovered the fossilised footprints of ancient human ancestors from 3.66 million years ago...

25 January 2017

Elon Musk is aiming to have people on the Red Planet by 2024 so what will it be like for would-be Martians?

24 January 2017

A chemical found in dogfish sharks blocks a protein from accumulating and damaging brain nerve cell membranes.

24 January 2017

The light bulb that will last 25 years and is better for the environment...

24 January 2017

How are organisms in the Arctic coping with climate change?

24 January 2017

Listener Tim got in touch to ask: Why do the poles go north-south as opposed to east-west?

23 January 2017

Do ants or other insects feel pain in the same way as humans do? And what does it have to do with robots?

20 January 2017

What are the best foods to eat before and during exams? Why do you develop allergies? Why would soap help clean greasy...

17 January 2017

From laughter yoga to a joking computer, we investigate the science of gags and giggles.

16 January 2017

What would happen if one could somehow pee standing on the moon?

14 January 2017

Who decides whether GM crops can be grown? And what about Brexit?

13 January 2017

Why are dreams so realistic? Can people predict their own deaths? Am I allergic to exercise?

10 January 2017

Hubble's replacement, ballooning to the edge of the Earth and sex in space...

10 January 2017

Does being angry increase your risk of a heart attack? What's a psychopath? Where does space begin?

06 January 2017

First piece of evidence to suggest other mammals also benefit from bigger brains.

05 January 2017

Dark energy's distribution in the night sky is being mapped...

03 January 2017

The best science moments of 2016, from gravitational waves to farting fish.

27 December 2016

Is there anybody out there or are we alone in the Universe?

25 December 2016

Light is ubiquitous thanks to modern technology, and the night has never been more bright...

20 December 2016

The Naked Scientists celebrate the holidays with the 12 scientific days of Christmas. From why 9 ladies like to dance...

19 December 2016

Connie attends a live cheetah dissection, and finds out about the world's speediest cat.

15 December 2016

500 year old clams have provided a unique window into how the climate has been changing.

15 December 2016

Fossil footprints, taking research from bench to bedside, and the food coma effect...

14 December 2016

Human evolution is complicated, but you're only here because your ancestors got lucky