The Naked Scientists Podcast

The Naked Scientists flagship science show, includes the latest science news, interviews with top scientists, hands-on science experiments and answers to your science questions.

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Hot Nectar, Warming Weather and Birds Missing the Spring

In the hot seat this week is Beverley Glover, who will describe how flowers warm their nectar to entice passing pollinators, real life weatherman John Law discusses weather predictions and how to calculate temperature days in advance, and Marcel Viss...


 2006-09-16  1h9m

Naked Science Question and Answer

The Naked Scientists are back to answer all your burning science questions. Dr Chris, Dave and Helen tackle hot flushes, why spiders love living in our houses, how many stars are in the Milky Way, and why cows in a field always face in the same direc...


 2006-09-03  1h4m

Naked Science Question and Answer

In our last show before the summer, Dr Chris, Dave and Derek answer all your questions on science, technology and medicine including why paintings fade in sunlight, why body hair grows at different rates, whether UV light poses a danger at the disco,...


 2006-08-09  1h7m

Crowd Control, Football Hooligans and Singing Mosquitoes

I predict a riot... or not. This week we're joined by crowd control experts Dr Clifford Stott, from Liverpool University, and Dr John Drury, from Sussex University, wholl be discussing why violence kicks off at football matches, how to spot a s...


 2006-08-01  1h6m

Exploding Jellyfish, Marine Conservation and Sharks-3D

Marine biology and conservation specialist Dan Laffoley, from English Nature, and Chris Lynam, from the University of St Andrews join us to dissect the state of the worlds oceans and marine protected areas. From the conservation science institu...


 2006-07-25  1h8m

The Science of the Sun, Sun Tanning, Nuclear Fusion and Fission Power

Rutherford Appleton Laboratory astrophysicist Chris Davis joins us to shed light on the structure and workings of the sun and the newly-launched STEREO mission, Cambridge University engineer Jeffery Lewins talks nuclear, and Anna Nicolaou asks why do...


 2006-07-18  1h5m

Allergies, the Immune System and Parasites

In honour of the annual hoards if bleary-eyed hayfever sufferers, we are joined by Carrock Sewell who describes how the immune system works, what causes allergic reactions and how we might be able to cure them, and Mark Booth discusses parasites, how...


 2006-07-12  1h5m

Sex Chromosomes, Genetics and Food Webs

Breaking things down to the building blocks of life this week is Mark Ross, who discusses the evolution of sex chromosomes, genetics and genomes, Michael Traugott describes a novel way of using genetics to find out who is eating whom in underground f...


 2006-07-05  1h7m

Naked Question and Answer and The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Answering all your questions on science, technology and medicine this week are Drs Chris, Dave and Kat, who will be revealing why spicy foods make you sweat, the highest possible temperature, the cause of labyrinthitis and why tissues turn black afte...


 2006-06-27  1h7m

Social Insects and Locust-Inspired Car Safety

Scratching the itch of curiosity this week is William Foster, who will be talking about the evolution of social insects and his quest for social beetles in Thailand, Claire Rind flies in the face of current car safety technologies by using knowledge ...


 2006-06-20  1h10m