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30 January 2009

Do energy saving lightbulbs give you headaches? How do LED lights work? How do CD's show us the spectrum of light...

30 January 2009

This week we're finding out about smart material which have the ability to monitor and repair themselves as well...

29 January 2009

The discovery of a gene that triggers nerve repair; 'fake' acupuncture has the same pain relief as real...

29 January 2009

A sporting Dr Otherford inspects the qualified merits of a vigorous games technique known as "backspin" in...

26 January 2009

You can instantly tell if there are three objects on a table, but if there are twenty, you would need to count them to...

26 January 2009

This week, how gut bugs tell the story of our ancestors' migration into Australia and beyond, how RNA housekeeping...

25 January 2009

We get Smart on this week's Naked Scientists with the science of self-healing, self-sensing and self-cleaning...

23 January 2009

Why do we see stars in the sky? Why do stars twinkle? Why can't we tickle ourselves? And how do stinging nettles...

23 January 2009

Causes of obesity and weight gain, and how the diet of a pregnant mother can affect the future health of her child...

22 January 2009

How fish lock carbon in their poo, why stress is bad for your attention span, why shiny plants could put a new sheen on...

22 January 2009

Upon resumption of his ambulatory grounds inspections, Dr Otherford convenes a vessel of carbonated vegetable extract...

19 January 2009

Petrified wood is a type of fossil, but some claim to have seen wooden fence posts that have already become petrified....

18 January 2009

Is obesity in your genes? This week we find out how hormones, genetics and even your mother's diet contribute to...

18 January 2009

This week, we find out why you should measure your broker's fingers before handing over any cash, discover a whole...

17 January 2009

The mitochondrial story of Ötzi, or the Tyrolean iceman, is unearthed in this month's Naked Archaeology. Also, how...

16 January 2009

How does Solar heating work? What is Sciatica? What's the point of space exploration? We tackle these challenges...

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...