Science Podcasts

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

02 November 2008

It's been cold in the UK this week! So what better way to spend your time than to stay in the warm and find the...

31 October 2008

How are gemstones formed? Why do we get brain freeze when eating Ice Cream? What is Renault's disease? We find out...

30 October 2008

Science fiction becomes reality as Dr Chris discovers that it's possible to wipe specific memories from the mind...

27 October 2008

Where should you put your bags to best balance your bike? Will groceries on the handlebars waste your pedal power? We...

27 October 2008

This week, how researchers are making brain-washing a reality, stripping x-rays from sticky tape, and sniffing rotten...

26 October 2008

Disco Psychology - the science of drinking and dancing feature in this week's Naked Scientists. We find out what...

24 October 2008

Poor copper, US chemist Steve Mylon from Lafayette College explains how a wonderful metal has been superficially...

24 October 2008

Is it possible to make a car go 1000mph? Should we believe our cars or our Sat-Navs when calculating our speed? Why can...

23 October 2008

How being a silver surfer can help you keep your marbles, how proteins can be used in burglar alarms and the results of...

20 October 2008

Pitting one alien against another may be the way to fight an invasion, especially if the alien is Japanese Knot Weed -...

20 October 2008

How do you get the best out of your batteries? Should you discharge them completely, or keep them permanently topped up...

19 October 2008

We discover the source of solar energy this week - Nuclear fusion. But how can the process that keeps the Sun burning...

17 October 2008

Author John Emsley explains how a very lazy element redeemed itself

17 October 2008

Why are some clouds dark? Why don't bees stick to their own honey? Why is UV light good for skin conditions, when...

17 October 2008

Why cutting down a precious tree species brought the Nasca people to their knees, how Pompeii is receiving a makeover,...

16 October 2008

Do we really use just 10 per cent of our brains, how to listen to a volcano and reveal the latest way to test unborn...

13 October 2008

Why do songs, even those you hate, sound better the more you hear them? We find out why familiarity can defeat contempt...

13 October 2008

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

13 October 2008

A safer way to test for Down's Syndrome and how sponge-swallowing could reveal oesophageal cancer feature in this...

12 October 2008

New techniques to test for Down's Syndrome and oesophageal cancer feature in this week's Naked Scientists,...

10 October 2008

Why are Ghekkos feet so sticky? Can it snow on mars? Is it possible for someone to spontaneously combust? We answer...

09 October 2008

The latest research on the origin of the HIV virus, how superstitions are formed and why we think everything...

06 October 2008

Why do we have different blood groups, such as A, B, O and rhesus positive or negative? Do animals have blood groups?...

06 October 2008

Using your own red blood cells as a Trojan horse to sneak-in chemicals which boost the power of body scans, the spread...