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14 March 2009

University of Cambridge's Peter Wothers goes hunting for the element that is named after France

13 March 2009

How much does it cost to run an electric car? Why does shaken champagne not explode if you wait a while before opening...

13 March 2009

This week we're investigating animal behaviour to find out how studying the morals of dogs could help us...

12 March 2009

People have been riding on, eating and drinking the milk of horses for over 5,000 years; why the Amazon forest might...

09 March 2009

In this Question of the Week, we discover the biological basis of burns - just what does happen to your cells when you...

09 March 2009

In this week's NewsFlash we find out why the Amazon rainforest could become a carbon criminal, a new way to...

08 March 2009

We get to the point of cutting edge Naked Science this week, answering your questions and exploring the science of...

06 March 2009

Can atomic bombs cause changes in our climate? Can understanding the Amazon help control the greenhouse effect? Are we...

06 March 2009

This week we amuse ourselves with the science of laughter. We find out why laughter is so contagious as well as find...

05 March 2009

Chillies can be used for pain relief; why things smell the way they do; how arsenic exposure can be monitored in your...

02 March 2009

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

02 March 2009

This week, we search our own databanks to find out how much energy it takes to search for something on Google. Plus, we...

02 March 2009

This week's NewsFlash sees celestial bulldozers, fossilised footprints and the first fish to ever have sex. Plus,...

01 March 2009

UCL's Andrea Sella tells us about a pink coloured element that contributed to the birth of spectroscopy

01 March 2009

This week we're seeking the science of laughter and music. We're speaking to comedian Robin Ince about how...

27 February 2009

How do mobile phones work on planes? Is flying more environmentally friendly than driving? What is rocket fuel? Can we...

27 February 2009

This week we venture into outer space to explore new galaxies and find out how medical scanning technology can be used...

26 February 2009

We present the final outing of this twelveweek featuring the inscrutable Dr Otherford as he succeeds in his efforts...

23 February 2009

In this special Question of the Week, we explore the reasons why trees, even when closely related an in the same...

23 February 2009

In this NewsFlash we find out how to build a tolerance to peanuts and beat allergies, discover how fat the dinosaurs...

22 February 2009

On this week's stellar Naked Scientists we're staring out into space. We find out how technology developed to...

20 February 2009

How does the Earth rotate? Why do we not fall off the Earth as it spins? Why is there a periodic table? Why is Oxygen...

20 February 2009

This week we open our hearts to the science of love to find out what goes on biologically to make humans monogamous as...

19 February 2009

Andrea Sella, from UCL, talks about licking the M&M element gallium - something we would not recommend you try at...