The Naked Scientists
The Naked Scientists flagship science show brings you a lighthearted look at the latest scientific breakthroughs, interviews with the world's top scientists, answers to your science questions and science experiments to try at home.
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Sweeteners, seagrass, and sterilised plastic
Tuesday, September 27th, 2022
How sweeteners could cause risk of cardiovascular disease, and a new antibiotic found in trees.
Q&A: Deadly Lasers and Delicious Brains
Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
How many calories are in a human brain? And what would happen if our planet stopped rotating?
You can't teach an old dogma new tricks
Tuesday, September 13th, 2022
The institutionalised falsities that still plague scientific study today.
First known amputation uncovered in Borneo
Friday, September 9th, 2022
And the rest of your weekly dose of science news and views...
The Microbiome: Trust Your Gut?
Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
How the bugs living inside us could contribute towards our health and disease
COVID Vaccines and Coffee Cups in Hot Water
Friday, September 2nd, 2022
The Moderna vs Pfizer legal battle, why first impressions count and cancer risk in coffee drinkers explored
All About Drought
Tuesday, August 30th, 2022
How climate change will affect our future rainfall, and the technology that could help mitigate the effects.
Bite-sized vaccines and familiar faces
Friday, August 26th, 2022
Breakthroughs in malaria vaccines, sewage in our coastal waters, and if we share genes with our doppelgangers
Spacewalk: the Scale of our Solar System
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
Take a tour of our planets faster than the speed of light
Bivalent Covid Boosters and Unbalanced Bees
Friday, August 19th, 2022
In the news this week, a leap forward in making kidney transplants more accessible
Child's play: curtailing a health crisis
Tuesday, August 16th, 2022
Sitting idle while the health of our children deteriorates is a dangerous game...
Hitting back against heatwaves
Friday, August 12th, 2022
In the news, why medical experts are worried about polio again...
Reintroduction: Bringing Species Back
Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
Saving species from the brink and adding them into existing environments to alter ecosystems
Shorter Days and Binning Best Before Dates
Friday, August 5th, 2022
Is the Earth spinning faster? And what impact could removing date labels from produce have on food waste?
Vaping Health Impacts: No Smoke Without Fire?
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022
What are the hidden health costs of vaping?
A trip down the River Cam
Tuesday, July 26th, 2022
You're invited aboard the Princess Charlotte on the River Cam for a Naked Scientists Summer Special
The wine we drink and machines that can think
Tuesday, July 19th, 2022
The best science news stories from the past month...
Gene-Editing: Food of the Future?
Tuesday, July 12th, 2022
As the UK looks to relax the growth and sale of gene-edited crops, how could this impact the food we eat?
Ghost pond resurrection
Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
Ponds have been on the decline for a century, but restoring those we've lost doesn't have to be hard work
Emerging Viruses: Monkeypox on the up
Tuesday, June 28th, 2022
Covid continues to rampage, monkeypox is spreading fast, and bird flu has seen its biggest season ever. Why?
Venus, Volcanoes & Virtual Clothing
Tuesday, June 21st, 2022
An in-depth look at some of the top science stories this month
Storing Energy: Watt does the Future Hold?
Tuesday, June 14th, 2022
Renewable energy is part of the solution, but efficiently storing and distributing electricity are priorities too...
Winding up Wind Power
Tuesday, June 7th, 2022
Is breeze energy blowing us all away? Or are we throwing caution to the wind?
Turning the Tide on Hydro Power
Tuesday, May 31st, 2022
Marine renewable technologies were comparable to those of wind in the 90s, but is the flow reversing?
Is Solar the Solution?
Tuesday, May 24th, 2022
Tuesday, May 17th, 2022
How archeology and anthropology are pivotal in cases of wrongdoing, mystery and war crimes
Primates, Pi and (unconscious) Ponderings
Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
Expert spotlights and May-themed madness in our monthly panel show...
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2022
The plethora of pop-ups jostling for our emotional engagement.
The Coffee Conundrum
Tuesday, April 26th, 2022
A race is afoot to find arabica's successor...
Frankenfoods, Formula 1 & Fake news
Tuesday, April 19th, 2022
Scientific insights from four incredible experts in our Easter panel show