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16 January 2009

In our first show for 2009 we explore the science of the eye to find out how cataracts form and why it's so...

15 January 2009

How eco-friendly clothing could soon be made from chicken feathers and wheat; how mosquitoes use the harmonics of their...

15 January 2009

A most bellicose form of artillery is ingeniously mobilised by Dr Otherford subsequent to his precipitous detection...

13 January 2009

Happy New Year! For our first show of 2009, we take on your science questions. We find out how earthworms can get...

12 January 2009

Meteorites, dust and other space rubbish is falling to Earth all the time, but does any of it ever contain life? We...

12 January 2009

This week's NewsFlash brings us stories of Mosquito love song duets, chemicals that control the spread of cancer...

09 January 2009

Would a matchbox spark in space? How do re-igniting candles work? How does an energy-saving lightbulb work? Does the...

08 January 2009

Following an excogitation upon the baroque quality of aqua vitae in the sober milieu of his withdrawing room, Dr...

07 January 2009

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

06 January 2009

There's no Naked Scientists show this week, so why not try "Ask the Naked Scientists" - our weekly phone...

04 January 2009

In the final National Pathology Week podcast, we address the ultimate surgical operation - the Autopsy, or Post Mortem...

03 January 2009

Self medical testing is a controversial topic - some believe we should be free to monitor our own health, while others...

02 January 2009

How would you cope with an outbreak of Plague in London? In this podcast from National Pathology Week, we call in the...

01 January 2009

In this National Pathology Week Podcast, we find out what the week was all about and discover the varied and vital role...

01 January 2009

UCL's Andrea Sella succumbs to the lure of shiny bars of bismuth

30 December 2008

There's no Naked Scientists Show this week, but we're proud to introduce a new series of podcasts, starring...

24 December 2008

Whilst tidying the Naked Scientists' office the other week the team unearthed this rather extraordinary collection...

23 December 2008

How computers can now interpret what someone is seeing just from their brain activity. Oil extracted from used coffee...

22 December 2008

Look what Santa has brought - a bulging sack of your science questions! If you've ever wondered about the...

22 December 2008

If you're given an excess of chocolate or sweets as a present, is it better for you to wolf them all down in a...

22 December 2008

On this festive NewsFlash we bring you the latest hot Science news, as well as some of the top news stories from 2008....

19 December 2008

Why do we have Adam's Apples? Do other primates have them? When we find new species are they due to evolution? Why...

18 December 2008

How coral suggests a major earthquake is due in the next decade; the impact humans have on fire ant invasions; why...

18 December 2008

An hurricane of most symmetric and yet lilliputian proportions is manufactured with the exploitation of a vessel of...