Science Podcasts

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

29 April 2009

This month we find out how the Diamond synchrotron is revolutionising research in the life sciences. We hear how the...

27 April 2009

In this Question of the Week, we find out if a magnetic field can stop pipes from clogging up with limescale? Many...

27 April 2009

In this NewsFlash, we find out why dolphins spit for their dinner, how every cloud may have a lead lining and how the...

26 April 2009

In this week's atmospheric Naked Scientists, we're putting the air that we breathe under the microscope. We...

24 April 2009

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

24 April 2009

This week, we ask how water can be both sticky and slippery, what causes static shocks and if Solar storms can take...

24 April 2009

This week we plug into the world of technology to find out how the mobile phones we all rely on actually work, as well...

22 April 2009

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

20 April 2009

As they can't close their eyes, how do fish sleep? We find out in this Question of the Week. Plus, we ask if...

20 April 2009

In this week's NewsFlash, we find out how a giant parachute could help avoid satellite collisions, why the...

19 April 2009

This week, we find out how a giant parachute could help avoid satellite collisions, why the schizophrenic brain can...

18 April 2009

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

17 April 2009

This month we explore the mysterious anchors buried off the shores of Cyprus, the unusual burial practices in Malta and...

17 April 2009

How do painkillers work and which ones are available to us? Why doesn't the plastic on ready-meals melt in the...

17 April 2009

This week we're bringing you a sample of the science taking place in South Africas Eastern Cape. We'll be...

16 April 2009

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

13 April 2009

We find out how a cocktail of chemicals in Black Fly saliva could offer a cure for River Blindness, discover that...

10 April 2009

Can horses feel electric shocks through their fur? Can we create lightning artificially? How do we send electric...

10 April 2009

This week we look back at the history of medicine to find out the early anatomical ideas of the Romans as well as...

06 April 2009

As the Naked Scientists were all tied up in SciFest Africa this week, there's no roundup of this weeks news....

05 April 2009

This special Naked Scientists comes to you from the MTN Sciencentre in Cape Town, South Africa, with some of the...

03 April 2009

This week we've got a special edition of the show from Scifest Africa, South Africa's national Science...

01 April 2009

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

30 March 2009

This Question of the Week is about getting to the root of toxic snake bites. Why do Aussie snakes have such a venomous...