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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The Coriolis Effect and Christmas Questions for Dr Chris Smith


This week we put our heads in a spin as listeners across the world test whether it is possible to detect the Coriolis Effect from your bath tub, Karl Kruszelnicki provides the answer to the Coriolis quandry from a bathroom Down Under, Kat Arney inter...


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 2005-12-21  1h7m
 
 

Animal Communication, Sexual Signalling and Emotions


This week we learn about animal communication straight from the horses mouth. Dr Gillian Forrester, from the University of Sussex, describes how gorillas use tactile signals to communicate, Dr Katie Slocombe, from the University of St. Andrews,...


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 2005-12-13  1h8m
 
 

Forensics, DNA Fingerprinting and Human Origins


This week we take a foray into forensics, as DI Alan Cook talks about how DNA is used to solve crime, Alec Jeffreys helps us brush up on how DNA fingerprinting works, Tamsin OConnell describes how DNA can help track down human origins, and in K...


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 2005-12-06  1h7m
 
 

Stars, Cosmology and the Beginning of the Universe


This week we dive into deep time as cosmologist Mike Hobson explains how we measure the universe, the distance of the nearest galaxy, how scientists calculate the life span of the sun, and the definition of a light year, Chris Voigt describes how he ...


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 2005-11-29  1h9m
 
 

Naked Scientists - 05.11.20 - Genetics, DNA Extraction and the Human Genome Project


This week we unravel the secrets of DNA as Darren Grafham discusses the importance of sequencing genomes and how the Human Genome Project has improved medicine, Mike Majerus reveals why we look different from worms despite sharing genetic information...


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 2005-11-23  1h5m
 
 

Parasites, Hookworms and Allergies


This week Prof. David Pritchard gets to the bottom of why parasites may help to get rid of allergies, Elizabeth Bernays describes how caterpillars acquire a taste for plants containing toxic chemicals when they have parasites, Chris Smith visits West...


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 2005-11-15  1h8m
 
 

Fireworks, Explosions and Chemistry


In this explosions extravaganza, John Emsley and Jacqueline Akhavan describe the chemistry behind the bangs on bonfire night, George Pendle talks about Jack Parsons and the history of rocketry, Mark Schrope comes back down to earth to describe his ex...


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 2005-11-10  1h0m
 
 

UFOs, Mars and Space Science


This week we delve into the unexplained as Nick Pope discusses Britains biggest UFO case, the Rendlesham Forest Incident, Anna Lacey visits Rendlesham Forest to talk to Vince Thurkettle and Brenda Butler about their involvement in the Rendlesha...


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 2005-11-01  57m
 
 

Social Insects, Biting Bugs and a Potted History of Honey


This week we get bitten by the bug as Ian Burgess talks about the nasties that nibble us in the night, William Foster discusses social insects and how individuals in colonies communicate, Bee Wilson describes the useful properties of honey, and Megan...


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 2005-10-25  57m
 
 

Avian Flu, How Flu Spreads, Anti-Flu Drugs, and how to avoid Influenza


As the flu season and the threat of avian flu comes closer, Professor John Oxford from the Royal London Hospital discusses what the flu is, where flu comes from and whether drugs and vaccines can prevent human and avian influenza. Professor Pat Troop...


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 2005-10-18  1h0m