Science Podcasts

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

05 October 2008

We catch up with the latest on cancer this week including an update from the National Cancer Research Institute...

03 October 2008

What is fusion? Can we achieve cold fusion? How useful is nuclear power and is it safe? We look into these questions on...

02 October 2008

What is the link between rat poison, fireworks, fine glass and enemas? Marine chemist Adina Paytan from the University...

02 October 2008

Why we pay too much in auctions and how moving continents can cause climate change. In this episode it is also...

29 September 2008

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

29 September 2008

This week we look into the science of volcanoes. We'll be finding out if the gases given off can help us predict...

29 September 2008

Why do eyebrows, and other bodily hair, grow out of control as we get older?

29 September 2008

Gene therapy for blindness, more efficient engines, extinct tortoises and the numeracy of bees all make an appearance...

28 September 2008

This week, how to live longer and look younger with the science of ageing! We discover how repairing damage to DNA...

26 September 2008

The latest developments in global warming, stem cell research and the effect of dopamine on the brain. They also answer...

26 September 2008

What colour will the end of the universe be? How can the moon look orange? Why can't we fly individually with...

24 September 2008

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

22 September 2008

Sharks seem to smell blood underwater from miles away in mere seconds - but how fast do smells really travel underwater...

22 September 2008

The microbial world goes under the microscope this week as we hear how bacteria cause bad breath, whether probiotics...

22 September 2008

In the NewsFlash this week, we discover the stem cells that allow muscle to grow and recover and progenitor cells which...

21 September 2008

Superbugs and hospital acquired infections go under the microscope on this weeks Naked Scientists. We find out why...

19 September 2008

Red tongues, intestinal bacteria, appliances on standby and gut-busting stress levels all go under the microscope for...

18 September 2008

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

15 September 2008

This week we find out about the largest experiment in the world- the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva. We find...

15 September 2008

Are Glow-in-the-Dark watches a radiation hazard? Should you store your best timepiece in a lead lined box? Find the...

15 September 2008

In the very first Naked Scientists News Flash, we find out how unmanned spy-planes can speed up medical diagnoses in...

14 September 2008

There's a bulging mailbag of science questions for the Naked Scientists this week, as we find out why we stop...

11 September 2008

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

11 September 2008

What is the Large Hadron Collider? How can a particle accelerator simulate the big bang? What are our options for...