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Naked Scientists - Roads and Travel

49:20 | May 26th

Join the Naked Scientists for a special hour all about roads and travel.
Dr Karl answers your science questions.

48:31 | May 23rd

Rhod and Dr Karl talk about autism, soil and harvest moons.
5 live Science

49:23 | May 19th

Dr Chris and the Naked Scientists discover the human microbiome, and attempt to explain the mysterious dark matter in our Universe.
Dr Karl

48:31 | May 16th

5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl from Up All Night.
5 Live Science with Dr. Chris Smith

49:29 | May 12th

Put on some safety goggles as Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team tackle the 100 year old technology help fight infections we can't currently treat, find out how biodegradable are biodegradable plastic bags, and a new way to make more lungs a...Show More
Dr Karl answers your science questions.

48:20 | May 9th

What would happen if it only rained at night? And if we make efforts to stop climate change how long will it take to see the changes? Dr Karl has a go at answering these and other science questions.
5 live Science

48:42 | May 4th

Put on some safety goggles as Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team tackle the science questions you've been asking. Including: What do you do if you get pregnant in space? How do anti-depressants work? And how do we know how old planet earth i...Show More
5 live Science

47:34 | May 2nd

The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Dr Karl
The Naked Scientists

48:08 | Apr 28th

Put on some safety goggles as Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs. This time, how cell transplants can boost wound and tissue repair, using caffeine ...Show More
5 live Science

49:29 | Apr 21st

Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team tackle discoveries and oddities with a team of experts in a special live show recorded at the Edinburgh Science Festival.
Dr Karl

48:37 | Apr 18th

5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl from Up All Night.
5 live Science

48:44 | Apr 14th

Dr Chris Smith & the team discuss cancer killing immune systems, sharks with cameras, and the Space Twins.
Dr Karl

48:53 | Apr 11th

5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl from Up All Night.
5 live Science - Your Science Questions Answered

49:09 | Apr 7th

Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists answer your science questions. Including: is the sugar in fruit better than that in a donut? How do reflective jackets work? And why do bright lights make some people sneeze? Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds...Show More
Dr Karl

47:57 | Apr 4th

Rhod Sharp is joined by Dr Karl and oceanographer Dr Veronique Lago to answer questions.
5 live Science

49:44 | Mar 31st

Dr Chris Smith and the team this week are sniffing out Parkinsons, travelling to Mars, and looking at the cutting edge of material science.
Dr Karl

48:43 | Mar 28th

Dr Karl answers all your science questions with Rhod Sharp. This week discussing hurricanes, ageing and more.
5 live Science

49:54 | Mar 24th

Chris Smith and Adam Murphy are in Paris for Hello Tomorrow Global Summit
Dr Karl

48:38 | Mar 21st

Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer more of your science questions. Topics covered this week include the Spring Equinox, 5G radiation and green flashes in the sky at sunset.
5 live Science

49:23 | Mar 16th

Chris Berrow and the Naked Science team talk about a new way of tackling prostate cancer, keeping fruit fresher for longer and how scientists deal with calculations involving massive numbers.
Dr Karl: Could all the wind turbines in the world slow the rotation of the earth, and how do you cure Dotun's sore throat?

48:15 | Mar 14th

Could all the wind turbines in the world slow the rotation of the earth? Could sounds from the past be retrieved from solid objects... and how do you cure Dotun's sore throat?
Zoo & A

48:37 | Mar 10th

Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team answer your animal questions.
Dr Karl

48:20 | Mar 7th

The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Dr Karl
5 live Science

49:53 | Mar 4th

Dr Chris Smith with the latest science news. Plus the science behind running a marathon.
Dr Karl

48:02 | Feb 28th

It's time to welcome DR. KARL to the show and after two weeks in Antarctica, he's back on terra warma in Sydney. We ponder why a popped balloon breaks into three pieces and discuss Huygens' Pendulums.
5 live Science

48:32 | Feb 24th

Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs. Plus a celebration of the 150th birthday of the Periodic Table.
5 live Science

48:46 | Feb 17th

It's Valentine's week and love is in the air. So what else could the Naked Scientists be exploring but pain, dating and mind control?
Dr Karl in Antarctica

47:46 | Feb 14th

Some people head to warm climes when they go away for a few days. Dr Karl does the opposite. This week he is in Antarctica to answer your science questions, and is joined by glaciologist Dr Ben Galton-Fenzi and station leader at Casey Station, Chris ...Show More
5 Live Science

49:34 | Feb 10th

5 live's science podcast, featuring Dr Karl, plus Dr Chris and Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the hottest science news stories and analysis.
Dr Karl

48:19 | Feb 7th

Dr Karl answers your science questions alongside special guest Professor Claire Collins.
5 live Science

49:26 | Feb 3rd

The Naked Scientists look at a new type of male contraceptive that can be reversed, and were recently discovered ancient javelins ever thrown?
Dr Karl

48:43 | Jan 31st

Dr Karl joins Rhod Sharp to answer your questions. This week history of the galaxy, world weather including polar vortex and how to store paint pots.
Dr Karl

47:07 | Jan 24th

Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer more of your science questions. Topics this week include climate change, planets and the energy expenditure of the common housefly.
5 live Science

49:33 | Jan 20th

Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with the week's science news, including: a way to turn cancer cells into fat cells, why coffee is at risk of extinction, and is the dark side of the moon really dark? Plus how microbes put food on our dinn...Show More
Dr Karl

48:18 | Jan 17th

Dr Karl answers your questions on glitter, super volcanoes and coconut oil.
5 live Science

50:08 | Jan 13th

Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with the latest science news. This week including the intelligent material that helps wounds heal, a phone app which detects drug overdoses, and how norovirus makes us unwell. Plus a look at how the human ...Show More
When legends collide: Rhod finally meets Dr Karl

42:10 | Jan 10th

After 15 years of broadcasting together, Rhod Sharp and Dr Karl finally meet face to face during a special tour of the Royal Institution in London.
5 live Science

49:37 | Jan 6th

Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team start the New Year with answers to more of your science questions.
Dr Karl

48:43 | Jan 3rd

Ultima Thule chat and why does it take meat longer to cool down than heat up? Also, is it true that pink salt is from the Himalayas?
Dr Karl

49:25 | Dec 27th, 2018

Dr Karl answers your science questions
5 live Science - Christmas Survival Guide

49:24 | Dec 21st, 2018

Dr. Chris Smith, Katie Haylor and the Naked Scientist team bring you a Christmas survival guide. Including the science of cooking the perfect turkey and roast potatoes, how much Christmas pudding would be enough to get you drunk, avoiding family fest...Show More
Dr Karl

47:59 | Dec 20th, 2018

Science journalist, broadcaster and Up All Night regular Bianca Nogrady is joined by Professor of Astrophysics at Sydney University Geraint Lewis to answer your science and nature questions.
5 live Science

49:59 | Dec 16th, 2018

Put on some safety goggles as Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.
Dr Karl

49:23 | Dec 13th, 2018

Dr Karl answers your space questions and explains why the Moon has a dark side, why space is cold and talks driverless cars.
5 live Science

1:40:43 | Dec 9th, 2018

Can we jet lag a cabbage? Does the surge in big internet data sharing bring big risks? Dr Chris Smith and the ‘Naked Scientists’ also discuss the microbial world and we go interstellar to infinity and beyond.
5 live Science

49:59 | Dec 9th, 2018

The Naked Scientists explore modern and historic dentistry, the evolution of skin colour & an app that can tell you if you're anemic.
Dr Karl

47:50 | Dec 6th, 2018

Dr Karl answers your questions on all things science.
5 live Science

50:01 | Dec 2nd, 2018

Put on some safety goggles as Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist answer your science questions. Featuring: Are plastics now in the fish we're eating? Can electrical devices affect your fertility? And will robots take over our jobs thanks to the ...Show More
Dr Karl

48:42 | Nov 29th, 2018

Dr Karl answers questions on movement in space and car headlights.
5 live Science

49:29 | Nov 25th, 2018

Chris Smith and the science team answer your questions.
Dr Karl

48:18 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Dr Karl answers questions on rainbows
5 Live Science

50:34 | Nov 18th, 2018

Blood tests that detect cancer, why the kilogram is changing, and a look at modern manufacturing
Dr Karl

48:24 | Nov 15th, 2018

Dr Karl discusses the extraction of Geothermal energy.
5 live Science

50:13 | Nov 11th, 2018

How being a morning person can reduce a risk of cancer, using drones and AI to check ocean health, and how science from WW1 is helping people with brain injuries today. Plus the science of samba, what makes a good dancer?
Dr Karl

48:05 | Nov 8th, 2018

DR KARL discusses whether human saliva is a good cleaning agent? Also, are perpetual motion vehicles a realistic possibility and is thorium a cleaner alternative to nuclear power?
5 live Science

50:16 | Nov 4th, 2018

The Naked Scientists answer your science questions, including whether science can help us quit our vices, do animals have accents, and how big can a planet get? Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.
Dr Karl

49:27 | Nov 1st, 2018

Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer your questions on the carbon cost of electric vehicles and space windmills.
The Naked Scientists: Georgia Mills has the latest from the world of science

50:01 | Oct 28th, 2018

Georgia Mills from the Naked Scientists looks at what happens to fish when coral reefs die, how glowing lungs might help fight hospital infections, and catalysts - the invisible substances which help keep the world running.
Dr Karl

47:24 | Oct 25th, 2018

While Dr Karl enjoys his holiday, Rhod is joined by science journalist and broadcaster Bianca Nogrady and Dr. Alice Williamson who is a chemist, lecturer and science communicator based at The University of Sydney. Topics include 3D photography, gluin...Show More
5 Live Science

50:00 | Oct 21st, 2018

Georgia Mills and the team answer your questions
Dr Karl

48:26 | Oct 18th, 2018

Rhod is joined by a couple of old hands who can answer your questions; namely freelance science journalist, broadcaster and author Bianca Nogrady and Dr Alice Williamson who is a chemist, lecturer and science communicator based at The University of ...Show More
Dr Karl

48:03 | Oct 11th, 2018

Dr Karl and his guests discuss diets and health.
5 live Science

56:29 | Oct 6th, 2018

Chris Smith and the science team answer your questions
Dr Karl

48:02 | Oct 4th, 2018

Dr Karl discusses the end of the world and convergent evolution.
5 live Science

49:39 | Sep 30th, 2018

This week's science news with Dr Chris Smith and the 5 live Science Team.
Dr Karl and Dr Rhod wonder if water is blue, why from some angles glass looks green, & the benefits or otherwise of lightboxes

48:58 | Sep 27th, 2018

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod describe whether water is blue, why from some angles glass looks green, and the benefits or otherwise of lightboxes
5 Live Science - Biomimicry

49:34 | Sep 16th, 2018

The week’s science news including: a new device to measure your body clock, what chimps can tell us about teamwork, and how red alert signals spread through plants when something starts to eat them. Plus a look at biomimicry, and how scientists borro...Show More
Dr Karl

48:01 | Sep 13th, 2018

Dr Karl joins Dr Rhod to answer more of your science questions. This weeks subjects include wildlife extinctions, tinnitus and hurricanes
Chris Smith and the team have answers to your recent questions

50:45 | Sep 8th, 2018

This week Chris Smith and the 5 Live Science team are answering the questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks. Including: why has hay fever been so bad this year, what causes motion sickness, and what's the best way to deal with a...Show More
5 Live Science

49:37 | Sep 2nd, 2018

The Naked Scientists investigate an interesting ice cream flavour.
Dr Karl

44:15 | Aug 30th, 2018

Dr Karl joins Dr Rhod to answer more of your science questions.
5 Live Science

49:59 | Aug 26th, 2018

Join the Naked Scientists as they take a punt down the river Cam
Dr Karl

37:26 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Can science stop a hangover? And other listener questions.
5 live Science

50:10 | Aug 18th, 2018

Let's join the NAKED SCIENTISTS to see what's been igniting their bunsen burners recently
Dr Karl

49:53 | Aug 16th, 2018

Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer more of your science questions.
5 live Science

50:13 | Aug 12th, 2018

Anti-obesity pill, a probe destined for the sun, and the medicinal side of cannabis
Dr Karl

48:54 | Aug 9th, 2018

Dr Karl is back from his break and joins Rhod to answer more of your science questions.
5 live Science

49:46 | Aug 5th, 2018

Chris Smith and the team look at growing lungs in a lab, hyperloops and how to keep elephants off farms.
5 live Science

49:51 | Jul 29th, 2018

5 live Science meet a woman who made history 40 years ago simply by being born
Dr Karl

45:19 | Jul 26th, 2018

While Dr Karl is away, Rhod is joined by science journalist and author Bianca Nogrady and Dr. Alice Williamson from the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney.
5 live Science

51:06 | Jul 22nd, 2018

The latest science news featuring, a new type of painkiller that lasts 3 months, how cosmic rays can identify radioactive waste and a robot that can teach itself chemistry.
5 live Science

49:13 | Jul 15th, 2018

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists explore a surprising new way to fight cancer, a virtual cure for fear of heights and more.
Dr Karl

48:21 | Jul 12th, 2018

In Dr Karl's absence Rhod is joined by science journalist and author Bianca Nogrady and Dr. Alice Williamson from the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney.
5 live Science

48:57 | Jul 8th, 2018

The Naked Scientists tackle your questions. They're asked if you can train your goldfish? Also, does light weigh anything?
Dr Karl

48:23 | Jul 5th, 2018

Dr Karl answers your science questions.
Dr Karl

48:28 | Jun 28th, 2018

Dr Karl answers your science questions including biomass, cancer cells and jet fuel.
5 live Science

49:01 | Jun 23rd, 2018

Does marriage affect your mortality rate and what 800 million tweets reveal about human moods? The 5 live Science Team investigate.
Dr Karl

49:01 | Jun 21st, 2018

Dr Karl answers questions on the universe, plasma, 5G and much more.
5 live Science

49:27 | Jun 17th, 2018

This week's science news with Dr Chris Smith and the 5 live Science Team.
Dr Karl

47:19 | Jun 14th, 2018

Will we ever find life on other planets? Can Spiders have shells? And a jumping bean mystery. Dr Karl joins Dr Johnny to answer questions from curious callers.
5 live Science

50:00 | Jun 10th, 2018

This week's science news with Dr Chris Smith and the 5 live Science Team
Dr Karl science phone-in

49:36 | Jun 7th, 2018

Dr Karl answers your science questions and discusses cockroach milk,volcanic activity and coronal mass ejection.
5 live Science

50:19 | Jun 3rd, 2018

This week's science news, including: How a big circle of friends could help with dementia, an unusual picture of Pluto, and a new hair dye based on blackcurrants. Plus, allergies and how a team of scientists are curing people of previously lethal nut...Show More
Leaving Planet Earth

49:25 | Jun 1st, 2018

Izzie Clarke from the Naked Scientists looks into the science of leaving planet Earth. She also experiences some of the g-forces that astronauts go through to get into orbit.
Dr. Karl

49:02 | May 31st, 2018

How did Newton work out the weight of the Earth? How did Einstein predict that rays of light would be bent by the Sun? And do squirrels spontaneously combust. Dr Karl answers the questions of curious callers.
Dr Karl

46:20 | May 24th, 2018

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss your science questions, including how does Australia handle water shortages, is time variable, and why can one listener hear his neighbour's ultrasonic cat repellent device?
Water

49:50 | May 20th, 2018

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists with the week's science news including: a possible cure for the common cold, the latest on the climate crisis, and the science of snuggles. Plus a special look at water and making sure we don't run out.
Dr Karl

48:48 | May 17th, 2018

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod are joined by Professor Geordie Williamson, and discuss the Yanny/Laurel audio debate
The Naked Scientists answer your questions

48:57 | May 13th, 2018

The Naked Scientists answer your questions, looking at whether nanobots will be able to destroy the world, can food allergies be inherited and are ants telepathic?
Dr Karl

48:18 | May 10th, 2018

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss your science questions.
5 live Science

48:46 | May 6th, 2018

Georgia Mills & the Naked Scientists with the latest science news.
Dr Karl

48:08 | May 3rd, 2018

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss your science questions, including understanding plastic clothes pegs, are taller people more intelligent and pixels.
5 live Science

50:38 | Apr 29th, 2018

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists with the latest science news, including 65 years of DNA, what marathon running does to your body, and the science of smell.
Dr Karl

48:18 | Apr 26th, 2018

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod are joined by Alfonso Ballestas-Barrientos and Tracey Ann-Palmer. This week : producing hydrogen from water, and encouraging youngsters into studying science.
5 live Science

50:25 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Chris Smith sinks his teeth into the science of what tickles your tastebuds.
Dr Karl

49:20 | Apr 19th, 2018

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss your science questions, including whether the Voyager spacecraft eventually become stationary? And why do red plastic pegs seem to break before other colours?
5 live Science

51:09 | Apr 15th, 2018

Georgia Mills and the Naked Scientists with the latest science news, including early human migration, a potential treatment for the common cold, and what do social media companies really know about us?
Dr Karl

30:31 | Apr 12th, 2018

Dr Karl explains how people can get sick from smoking marijuana, he also explores computer processing power and find out what is best way to thread a needle? He is joined in the studio by Riti Mann and Alexander Solntsev from University of Technology...Show More
5 live Science

51:09 | Apr 8th, 2018

Georgia MIlls talks blacks holes and genetic testing.
Dr Karl

40:17 | Apr 5th, 2018

Rhod is joined by Dr. Karl to answer your science questions.
5 live Science

49:23 | Apr 1st, 2018

Georgia Mills examines the science of sound, and how we hear. Including how the brain processes sound, how a blind person can 'see' with sound, and how science can treat deafness.
Dr Karl

48:31 | Mar 29th, 2018

Rhod is joined by Dr. Karl to answer your science questions. This week; dangerous particles in plastic bottles, anti-biotics and global warming in Australia.
Stephen Hawking

55:43 | Mar 25th, 2018

In a special episode, the 5 live Science team remember Stephen Hawking, featuring tributes and memories of his life and work.
Dr Karl

46:20 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Rhod is joined by Dr. Karl to answer your science questions.
5 live science

49:26 | Mar 18th, 2018

Dr Chris Smith and the team discuss the latest science stories with a focus this week on computers.
Dr Karl

47:58 | Mar 15th, 2018

Richard Foster is joined by Dr Karl and dietitian Professor Claire Collins to answer your questions, including is getting fat inevitable as you age, how to tackle gastritis and what does the gall bladder do. Plus, memories of Stephen Hawking.
5 live Science

49:31 | Mar 11th, 2018

This week Naked Scientist Chris Smith looks into the science questions you've been sending in, including what's the tallest possible building? Are underground cities where we will be living in future? What can we do if an asteroid ends up on an earth...Show More
Dr Karl

48:08 | Mar 8th, 2018

Dr Karl and friends answer your questions including whether there are there any stars outside galaxies on their own? What are pathogens? And can you cook fish in the dishwasher?
5 live Science

50:14 | Mar 4th, 2018

Is measuring your blood pressure at home better than getting a doctor to do it? Also, is there life on Mars?
Dr Karl

47:41 | Mar 1st, 2018

Dr Karl talks diabetes, wind farm blades and the consequences of holding your breath.
Dr Karl

48:53 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Rhod is joined by Dr. Karl to answer your science questions. This week, they discuss Parkinson's disease, mosquito bites and more.
5 live Science

48:59 | Feb 18th, 2018

The Naked Scientists answer your science questions.
Dr Karl

48:48 | Feb 15th, 2018

This week Dr Karl answers your science questions and explains how lightning killed 68 dairy cows in Dorrigo in 2005.
5 live Science

49:40 | Feb 11th, 2018

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your Bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs. This week: rockets, cockroaches, vaping and the problem with plastic.
5 live Science

49:20 | Feb 4th, 2018

A potential new way to treat strokes and a killer whale using its blowhole to talk human.
5 live Science

50:05 | Jan 28th, 2018

Two monkeys were successfully cloned this week. Are humans next? Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists explain everything you need to know.
Dr. Karl

49:17 | Jan 25th, 2018

Rhod is joined by Dr. Karl to answer your science questions. They discuss the origins of litmus paper and ponders if it is possible to create a magnetic field on a planet?
5 live Science

49:16 | Jan 21st, 2018

In this edition, the Naked Scientists ask; Can we pick up cancer from a blood test? How does flu work? They also take a look at crabs that drum to attract a mate, plus a look at how the perfect poison is made.
Dr. Karl

40:55 | Jan 18th, 2018

Rhod is joined by Dr. Karl to answer your questions on topics like using out of service escalators; how light travels; the properties of titanium, and more.
5 live Science

50:20 | Jan 14th, 2018

Can mantis shrimp really kick through glass? What happens inside a black hole? And can your genes lead you to your perfect match? The Naked Scientist settle the debates.
Dr Karl

47:27 | Jan 11th, 2018

Dr Karl answers your science questions.
5 live Science

49:25 | Jan 7th, 2018

The Naked Scientists look back at the best science of 2017
5 live Science

49:29 | Dec 24th, 2017

Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Georgia Mills bring you a festive edition of 5 live Science.
Dr. Karl

47:55 | Dec 21st, 2017

Rhod and Dr Karl answer all your science questions, from how ABS braking systems work, to whether or not the Thylacine - the Tasmanian Tiger - really existed.
5 live Science

49:46 | Dec 17th, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists review the latest science news and breakthroughs. Under the microscope this week: A breakthrough in the treatment of Huntington's disease, a fossilised tick from a dinosaur, strange radio signals from far away in ...Show More
Dr Karl

42:03 | Dec 14th, 2017

Rhod and Dr.Karl discuss the night's much-anticipated meteor shower.
5 live Science

50:03 | Dec 10th, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists review the latest science news and breakthroughs. Under the microscope this week: new evidence linking London's air and stunted growth in the city's developing babies and how falcons are teaching us to fight badly...Show More
Dr Karl

47:03 | Dec 7th, 2017

Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science including: Stonehenge's purpose, is the cricket "snicko" flawed and what was the nativity star
5 Live Science

48:38 | Dec 3rd, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists answer your questions about pointy mountains and herds of dinosaurs.
Dr Karl

47:56 | Nov 30th, 2017

In Dr Karl's absence, Rhod is joined by Jessica Bloom and Bianca Nogrady.
5 Live Science

49:50 | Nov 26th, 2017

The Naked Scientists are looking at the latest ageing research
5 Live Science

50:10 | Nov 19th, 2017

Chris Smith investigates the rise of antibiotic resistance.
Dr Karl

43:40 | Nov 16th, 2017

Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science, including does a white cricket ball behave differently when thrown? Should we be cautious about fad gluten-free diets? As well as more on the opening of freezer door...Show More
5 live Science

48:25 | Nov 12th, 2017

Chris Smith asks why do food allergies clear up after a course of antibiotics and can protein meals stave off the munchies?
Dr Karl

47:00 | Nov 9th, 2017

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod answer your science questions. This week they discuss core body temperature, reverse swing in cricket and space elevators.
5 live Science

50:01 | Nov 5th, 2017

Naked Scientists, Chris Smith and Georgia Mills reveal why bacteria in your gut might control whether you recover from cancer. Plus we model the aftermath of the meteor that finished off the dinosaurs and get under the skin of electronic tattoos.
Dr Karl

48:16 | Nov 2nd, 2017

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod answer your science questions. This week they explore how a Moonbow is made and why fridge doors sometimes refuse to open.
5 live Science

50:06 | Oct 29th, 2017

Naked Scientists, Georgia Mills and Issy Clarke get ready for Halloween by finding out if bats are actually blind and more plausible explanations for zombies, vampires, werewolves and haunted houses.
Dr Karl

48:11 | Oct 26th, 2017

Dr Karl joins Nick Garnett to discuss uranium binoculars, how twins can age at different rates, and could shrink rays ever become science fact.
5 live Science

49:33 | Oct 22nd, 2017

Naked Scientists, Chris Smith Georgia Mills get answers to the seven biggest questions on artificial intelligence. Find out how it works, whether it will fundamentally change the world and what it means for your job.
5 live Science

50:10 | Oct 15th, 2017

Chris Smith, Georgia Mills and the Naked Scientists present the latest science news and breakthroughs. Find out how an injection of cholesterol could reduce a heart attack's damage, how our brains discern voices and why the lights in your house mi...Show More
5 live Science

53:22 | Oct 8th, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists find out how exercise on your terms can stave off junk food cravings and why spacecraft engineers helped design your next packet of crisps. Plus, find out who won this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry, Physics and...Show More
Dr Karl & Bill Nye

48:12 | Oct 5th, 2017

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod are joined by Bill Nye the Science Guy to discuss terraforming Mars, the possibility of a lift to the Moon, and the threat of rocks from outer space
5live Science

49:39 | Oct 1st, 2017

Dr Kris Smith and the team answer your science questions.
Science Phone-In

48:58 | Sep 28th, 2017

Science journalist Bianca Nogrady and astrophysicist Dr Katie Mack answer your science questions.
5 Live Science

49:52 | Sep 24th, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist explore a potential new therapy for Multiple Sclerosis and last data from Cassini as it plunged into Saturn. In addition, we get to the bottom of how and why electric eels jump out and shock people and animals. Plu...Show More
Science Phone-In

48:34 | Sep 21st, 2017

We're looking at the world of science and nature for the next hour in the company of science journalist Bianca Nogrady and astrophysicist Dr. Katie Mack.
5Live Science

48:19 | Sep 17th, 2017

The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists
5 live Science

50:27 | Sep 10th, 2017

Chris Smith and Kat Arney tackle: superbugs, Jupiter, and why your sense of smell might be better than you thought.
Science Phone-In

47:24 | Sep 7th, 2017

Science Journalist Bianca Nogrady and Astrophysicist Lisa Harvey-Smith answer your questions on the science phone-in. Topics discussed include the making of a hurricane and automation in the new age.
5 Live Science

49:51 | Sep 3rd, 2017

Naked Scientist, Chris Smith and a panel of top scientists answer you questions including: will an artificial intelligence take over the world? Why do smaller dogs live longer than larger ones? And why do some people get hay fever and others don't? ...Show More
Dr Karl

48:16 | Aug 31st, 2017

Dr Karls answers questions about moon phases, NASA's record on the Voyager space probe, and hydrogen cars.
5 live Science

50:49 | Aug 27th, 2017

Today we explore the ageing process and the fresh claim that bacteria in our gut could hold the key to ageing with fewer of the health problems that come with it. Discover how humans had been using trigonometry before Pythagoras came up with his n...Show More
Dr. Karl

49:27 | Aug 24th, 2017

Dr. Karl takes your questions.
5 live Science

49:43 | Aug 20th, 2017

The Naked Scientists' Chris Smith finds out how to fix cells with the wrong number of chromosomes, how birds use magnetism to navigate and meets a pioneer in the development of the mobile phone. Plus a trip to outer space with the scientists trying t...Show More
Dr Karl

48:24 | Aug 17th, 2017

Dr Karl is joined by wildlife forensic scientist Rebecca Johnson and entomologist Bryan Lessard. They discuss the decline of bees and why do midges bite?
5 live Science

49:56 | Aug 13th, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists find out what it takes to make the immune system attack cancer, how goldfish produce alcohol and how scientists are using bacteria to clean up nuclear waste. Plus news on the latest research and breakthroughs.
5 live Science

50:10 | Aug 10th, 2017

The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists
Dr Karl

48:40 | Aug 10th, 2017

Dr Karl answers your questions on batteries, algebra, & the possibility of planet Nibiru
Dr Karl

48:13 | Aug 3rd, 2017

Dr Karl answers questions on human evolution, electric vehicles and seeing underwater
Dr Karl

48:29 | Jul 27th, 2017

Dr Karl joins Rhod to discuss why are all the craters on the moon round, how MRI scanners work, and just how clever are crows?
Dr Chris and the Naked Scientists

49:45 | Jul 23rd, 2017

Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists discuss how science can help you cope with anxiety, and how Australian scientists are using drones to give wales a health check.
Dr Karl

48:12 | Jul 20th, 2017

Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer your science questions.
5live Science

49:59 | Jul 16th, 2017

In this weeks podcast...stairs that can help you to walk up them, a laboratory creating green spider silk, a drug to prevent Zika virus damaging developing baby's. Plus we continue our month of special programmes focusing on the sea, this week we loo...Show More
Dr Karl

48:19 | Jul 13th, 2017

Dr. Karl answers your weird and wonderful science questions, including how the weather works.
Sand Castles and Beach Science

50:32 | Jul 9th, 2017

The Naked Scientists feature the week's science news including how training your brain could keep Alzheimer's at bay, an anti cancer vaccine that targets melanoma. Plus the science of building sand castles, and how scientists are tackling oil spills ...Show More
Dr Karl is joined by Professor Stephen Bartlett, a theoretical Quantum Physicist.

48:08 | Jul 6th, 2017

Dr Karl is joined by Professor Stephen Bartlett, a theoretical Quantum Physicist.
5 live Science

49:18 | Jul 3rd, 2017

The Naked Scientists discuss heatwaves, climate change and cyber security
5 live Science

49:21 | Jul 2nd, 2017

The Naked Scientists discuss fake news, bird song and robotics.
Dr Karl

47:08 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Dr. Karl answers your weird and wonderful science questions, including where does the water in a human body go after they die?
5 live Science

49:41 | Jun 18th, 2017

Extreme cardiology is at the heart of this week's programme. The Naked Scientists discover what happens to the hearts of NASA's astronauts in orbit, how crocodiles can hold their breath underwater for 8 hours, why exercise is a miracle pill, and ...Show More
5 live Science

48:43 | Jun 11th, 2017

The Naked Scientists answer another set of your science questions.
Dr Karl

49:02 | Jun 8th, 2017

Dr Karl joins Dotun to field listeners science questions
5 live Science

49:46 | Jun 5th, 2017

The Naked Scientists bring you the latest science news. Also, is maths the language of the universe?
Dr Karl

48:56 | Jun 1st, 2017

Dr Karl joins Dotun to answer your science questions.
5 live Science

49:34 | May 28th, 2017

Georgia Mills turns back the clock and asks 'how did life begin?'
5 live Science

49:10 | May 21st, 2017

Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team tackle questions sent in by you. Such as - why do mints make your mouth feel cold?
Dr Karl

49:11 | May 18th, 2017

Dr Karl on why the night sky is so bright, how mobile phone networks find you and the difference between cats and dogs.
5 live Science

49:25 | May 14th, 2017

Georgia Mills with the latest science breakthroughs, including lava in space, how getting a good nights sleep can help with pain and do cats really like milk?
Dr Karl answers your science questions

49:47 | May 11th, 2017

Dr Karl answers your science questions including whether you can you eat 14 year old marmalade and if it's possible to drive an F1 car upside down on the roof of a road tunnel.
Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss the science of fake news, and how planets are formed.

48:48 | May 10th, 2017

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss the science of fake news, and how planets are formed.
5 live Science

49:29 | May 7th, 2017

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs.
5 live Science

49:56 | Apr 30th, 2017

Kat Arney examines the latest research for treating cancer.
5 live Science

49:57 | Apr 23rd, 2017

Science breakthroughs, plus how stem cells are turned into brain cells to treat conditions like Parkinson's disease.
Should I Sequence My Genes?

49:20 | Apr 16th, 2017

The Naked Scientists ask "Should I sequence my genes?"
Dr Karl answers your science questions

47:53 | Apr 13th, 2017

Dr Karl answers your science questions. From April 6th 2017
Dr Karl

47:11 | Apr 13th, 2017

Dr Karl answers your science questions. From 30th March 2017
Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer your science questions.

48:42 | Apr 13th, 2017

Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer your science questions.
5 Live Science

50:09 | Apr 9th, 2017

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs.
5 Live Science

48:04 | Apr 2nd, 2017

Chris Smith asks whether an abundance of facial hair makes a man more fertile and why does eating something cold cause a headache?
5 Live Science

47:19 | Mar 25th, 2017

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs on 5 live Science.
Dr Karl

50:23 | Mar 23rd, 2017

Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer your science questions. This week's topics include comets, fizzy drink bottles and the aerodynamics of cars.
5 live Science

50:20 | Mar 19th, 2017

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs on 5 live Science.
Dr Karl

49:19 | Mar 16th, 2017

Dr Karl joins Dr Rhod to answer all your science questions, including the multiple mysteries of black holes and the science of ultra running. This week they're joined by a very special guest, the astrophysicist Professor Lisa Harvey Smith.
5 live Science

48:24 | Mar 12th, 2017

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs on 5 live Science.
5 live Science

50:03 | Mar 5th, 2017

Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs.
Dr Karl

49:07 | Mar 2nd, 2017

What would happen if the earth stopped spinning and should you complete your course of antibiotics?
5 live Science

49:56 | Feb 26th, 2017

The week's science news and an in-depth look at the treatment of HIV.
Dr Karl

48:58 | Feb 23rd, 2017

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss how to convert renewable energy to hydrogen power. Can you really fit the world's population onto the Isle of Wight, and what's the science behind multitasking?
5 live Science

50:42 | Feb 19th, 2017

Dr Chris Smith and team present 5 live Science.
Dr Karl

48:40 | Feb 16th, 2017

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss why hair goes grey and whether it can be stopped, what is inertia and why is so little understood about it, and are we trying too hard to discover a unifying theory when the answer is really simple?
5 Live Science

50:35 | Feb 12th, 2017

Optogenetics - how scientists are using light to control the brain.
Dr Karl

49:16 | Feb 9th, 2017

Rhod and Dr Karl are joined by Clare Collins, Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Newcastle, to discuss the science stories of the week.
5 Live Science

49:50 | Feb 5th, 2017

Grayha Jackson and the Naked Scientists with this week's science news, and they also ask, "Are we alone in the Universe?"
Dr Karl

44:22 | Feb 2nd, 2017

Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer your questions on photographic memory, the biology of snoring, and whether animals' ears and noses get bigger as they age.
5 live Science

50:46 | Jan 28th, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look at the week's science news.
Dr Karl

42:12 | Jan 26th, 2017

This week Rhod and Karl talk about cryogenics and building muscle.
5 live Science

50:34 | Jan 22nd, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look at the week's science news, plus the science of laughter and can robots learn to tell jokes?
Doctor Karl

45:58 | Jan 19th, 2017

This week Rhod and Karl discuss Tennis and Lightning.
5 live Science

48:15 | Jan 15th, 2017

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists answer more of your science questions.
Dr Karl

48:40 | Jan 5th, 2017

Rhod and Dr Karl discuss global warming, astronomy and black holes. Plus more science questions posed by 5live listeners
Dr Karl: Futureproofing

49:10 | Dec 29th, 2016

Dr Karl is on holiday so Bianca Nogrady, who is a science journalist and author and Dr Alice Williamson from the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney join Rhod Sharp.
5 live Science

49:58 | Dec 25th, 2016

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs.
5 live Science

50:50 | Dec 11th, 2016

CHRIS SMITH with the latest breakthroughs in science. Is the snooper's charter making us safer or endangering our liberty?
Dr Karl: Not Dr Karl. It's all gone a bit Quantum

48:43 | Dec 8th, 2016

Jessica Bloom and Bianca Nogrady stand in for Dr Karl. They discuss astrophysics, quantum effects, the Higgs Field and ancient calendars.
5 Live Science

51:04 | Dec 4th, 2016

The hottest science news, stories and analysis
Dr Karl

47:51 | Dec 1st, 2016

Rhod is joined by Dr Karl, Michael Marshall and author Ruben Meerman to discuss big science myths and critical thinking.
5 live science

48:31 | Nov 27th, 2016

The hottest science news, stories and analysis
5 live Science

49:56 | Nov 20th, 2016

Navigation through space, tracking trousers and are we ready for driverless cars?
5 live Science

50:54 | Nov 13th, 2016

The Naked Scientists detail the hottest science news stories
Dr Karl

48:13 | Nov 10th, 2016

Rhod is joined by Dr Karl to talk about "earworms" and the world's oldest vertebrate.
Dr Karl

49:40 | Nov 3rd, 2016

Rhod is joined by Dr Karl and Professor Michael Biercuk to discuss all things quantum
5 live Science

49:40 | Oct 30th, 2016

Chris Smith & Cat Arney with the latest science news
Dr Karl

49:25 | Oct 27th, 2016

Rhod is joined by Dr Karl to talk jet lag, cats and The Breakthrough Listen project
5 Live Science

49:53 | Oct 23rd, 2016

Scientists create mouse eggs from stem cells. Plus the week's science news.
5 live Science

50:01 | Oct 16th, 2016

The Naked Scientist's Chris Smith examines how scientists are editing the genome, how Haiti is being affected by cholera and should you get into an ice bath after exercise?
5 live Science

26:16 | Oct 9th, 2016

Naked Scientist's Chris Smith with the hottest science news stories and analysis. Including a new drug for lung cancer and do your genes decide what you eat?
Dr Karl

48:45 | Oct 6th, 2016

Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer questions on comets, relativity and tea through a straw
5 live Science

50:30 | Oct 2nd, 2016

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists provide a little light entertainment, and explain how scientists are using light to change our world.
Dr Karl

48:43 | Sep 29th, 2016

Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer questions on the Ig Nobel Prize and Junk DNA.
5 live Science

50:10 | Sep 25th, 2016

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look at the findings sent back from the Gaia spacecraft as scientists get their first sight of what it has discovered.
5 live Science 18 Sep 16

50:03 | Sep 18th, 2016

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs on 5 live Science.
Dr Karl

47:14 | Sep 15th, 2016

Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer your questions
5 live Science

50:59 | Sep 11th, 2016

Kat Arney and the Naked Scientists tackle the questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks.
Dr Karl

48:55 | Sep 8th, 2016

Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer questions about the threat from meteoroids, sonic booms and burning rubbish for power.
5 live Science: Animation

50:41 | Sep 4th, 2016

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists go behind the scenes and explore the world of animation. Plus the week's science news.
Dr Karl

48:38 | Sep 1st, 2016

Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer your questions on the science of dusk and why we have time zones.
Dr Karl

48:43 | Aug 25th, 2016

Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer your questions on space travel, distant suns and washing up.
5 live Science

50:17 | Aug 20th, 2016

Georgia and Connie investigate psychoactive substances.
5 Live Science

49:17 | Aug 13th, 2016

Put on some safety goggles as Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney ignite your bunsen burners with the hottest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs on 5 live Science.
5 live Science

49:57 | Aug 6th, 2016

Latest science news including a breakthrough in the fight against the Zika virus, a new study into female fertility, and how scientists are developing materials that can cope with extreme temperatures.
5 live Science

50:12 | Jul 30th, 2016

Chris Smith and Kat Arney take a look at this week's leading science breakthroughs including how drug tests will be concluded at the Rio Olympics; tomatoes that defend themselves from parasites; how people are getting taller; and an in-depth look int...Show More
5 live Science

50:40 | Jul 26th, 2016

Join Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists as they answer the science questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks.
5 live Science

49:59 | Jul 16th, 2016

Kat Arney and the Naked Scientist team look for wildlife in the urban jungle.
Dr Karl

48:19 | Jul 14th, 2016

Dr Karl discusses the loudest sound in the world and why it would kill you. Why is the night sky dark in spite of all the stars, and are there really roads where cars roll uphill?
5 live Science

49:56 | Jul 9th, 2016

Join Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists as they answer the science questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks.
Dr Karl

47:56 | Jul 7th, 2016

Dr Karl answers all your science based questions with Rhod Sharp
Science & Stress 28th May 2016

50:11 | Jul 6th, 2016

Graihagh Jackson and the Naked Scientists explore how scientists are tackling stress. What happens when you start to worry?
Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the week's hottest science stories

50:05 | Jul 2nd, 2016

Naked Scientists Chris Smith and Kat Arney with the week's hottest science stories
Dr Karl

48:12 | Jun 30th, 2016

Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science.
The Spider Silk Violin

26:40 | Jun 25th, 2016

Join Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists as they look at this week's breaking science news stories - including a spider silk violin.
Dr Karl

48:24 | Jun 23rd, 2016

Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science, including could our universe be the inside of a black hole, which itself is in another universe and which itself is the inside of another black hole, continuing ad i...Show More
The Future of the Prosthetics Industry

22:29 | Jun 19th, 2016

As the robotic prosthetics industry advances, some experts are predicting a future of ‘prosthetic envy’. Has this day arrived already? 5 live’s Sam Clack investigates…
What happens during a post-mortem?

51:03 | Jun 18th, 2016

Pathologist Dr Alison Cluroe talks Dr Chris Smith through a post-mortem
What happens during a post-mortem?

30:40 | Jun 16th, 2016

Pathologist Dr Alison Cluroe talks Adrian Chiles and Dr Chris Smith through a post-mortem
Dr Karl

48:15 | Jun 16th, 2016

Dr Karl explains to Dr Rahul how magnets work, what happened to the Philae probe which landed on a comet, and why soft-top cars are less safe than ordinary vehicles in a thunderstorm.
Chris Smith and Georgia Mills look at the heart, and how you can protect it.

50:15 | Jun 13th, 2016

Chris Smith and Georgia Mills look at the heart, and how you can protect it.
Dr Karl

48:16 | Jun 9th, 2016

Dr Karl & Professor Geraint Lewis talk about the universe
5 live science

50:03 | Jun 4th, 2016

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look at how salt is affecting our health.
Dr Karl

49:18 | Jun 2nd, 2016

Dr Karl explains how to make a cloud in your mouth. Binary moons and the universe are also discussed.
5 live Science

48:26 | May 21st, 2016

Why one in ten adults might have ADHD and evidence of tsunamis on Mars.
Dr Karl

47:23 | May 19th, 2016

How did Cornelis Drebbel's submersible stay below the waves in the 1620s? Dr Karl has some thoughts. And why does Dr K have 2 dishwashers?
Phosphorous Shortage

49:54 | May 14th, 2016

Kat Arney and the Naked Scientists examine how science could stop the world's looming phosphorous shortage. Plus the week's science news.
The Naked Scientist

51:03 | May 7th, 2016

How Nano Bots are delivering medicine to specific parts of the body, the science of shipping & what's a planetary transit?
Dr Karl and Dr Rhod answer your science questions.

48:08 | May 5th, 2016

Dr Karl and Dr Rhod answer your questions about the weird and wonderful world of science, including the early signs of prostate cancer, the future of wifi -- and whether there'll ever be a full cure for AIDS.
5 live Science

49:53 | Apr 30th, 2016

Georgia Mills from the Naked Scientists investigates the world of criminology.
Dr Karl April 28th 2016

48:05 | Apr 28th, 2016

Dr Karl is joined by Dr Chris, otherwise known as 5 live's Naked Scientist, and they're answering questions about quantum physics -- and why honey makes frosted glass go clear.
5 live Science

51:01 | Apr 23rd, 2016

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists discuss how testostorone turns arteries to bone and whether you're really lactose intolerant. Plus answers to your science questions.
Dr Karl

49:28 | Apr 21st, 2016

Why does plaque stick to the inside of blood vessels? Do trucks get a benefit from slip streaming each other? And why the question of what makes helium create the high-pitched-voice effect is more complicated than you think.
5 live Science

49:22 | Apr 16th, 2016

How LSD affects the brain and the science of animal conservation.
Dr Karl - the physics of riding a bike and fun with quantum phenomena

48:26 | Apr 14th, 2016

Dr Karl answers your questions on the physics of riding a bike and fun with quantum phenomena
5 live Science

48:59 | Apr 9th, 2016

Kat Arney and the Naked Scientists take a trip down memory lane. How does the brain store thoughts? Plus the week's science news.
Dr. Karl

48:35 | Apr 7th, 2016

Dr. Karl answers your weird and wonderful science questions.
5 Live Science

50:13 | Apr 2nd, 2016

Chris Berrow and the Naked Scientists answer the questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks
Dr Karl

49:02 | Mar 31st, 2016

Dr Karl answers all your weird and wonderful questions about the world of science.
5 live Science

50:12 | Mar 26th, 2016

Graihagh Jackson and the Naked Scientists discuss the future of artificial intelligence. Could a robot do your job?
Dr Karl

48:37 | Mar 24th, 2016

The expanding universe and how our mothers affect our eating habits.
5 Live Science

43:07 | Mar 19th, 2016

Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists present their A to Zika of emerging infection. Plus the week's developments in science.
Cambridge Science Festival

50:21 | Mar 12th, 2016

Chris Smith and Chris Berrow pit two teams of boffins against each other as they demonstrate their scientific discoveries. Recorded at the Cambridge Science Festival in the Cambridge Science Centre.
Dr Karl

47:31 | Mar 10th, 2016

Are there different types of hot weather? How close are rainbows when we observe them? And how long would it take to drive to the Moon?
5 live Science

50:09 | Mar 5th, 2016

The Naked Scientists look at a touch sensitive soft skin for robots and ask 'Do cats really land on their feet'?
Your Science Questions Answered

49:48 | Mar 4th, 2016

Join Chris Smith and Kat Arney as they tackle the science questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks.
Dr Karl & Professor Clare Collins

47:54 | Mar 3rd, 2016

Professor Clare Collins joins Dr Karl to answer your diet questions
Dr Karl

49:41 | Feb 25th, 2016

What would happen if you threw an apple out of the ISS? Are itches just our imagination?
5 live Science

50:08 | Feb 20th, 2016

The Naked Scientists look at dramatic new cancer treatment results, do we have more bacterial than human cells in our bodies and how bees are coping with the cold.
Naked Scientist Dr Chris Smith stands in for Dr. Karl

48:38 | Feb 18th, 2016

Naked Scientist Dr Chris Smith stands in for Dr. Karl to answer science questions
5 live Science: Valentines: 13 Feb 16

50:16 | Feb 13th, 2016

Georgia Mills and Khalil Thirlaway look at the science of romance and love.
Dr Karl

48:40 | Feb 11th, 2016

What are gravitational waves and would their discovery be the biggest of the decade in Physics? And do weather conditions affect mobile phone signals.
Food For Thought

50:09 | Feb 6th, 2016

Join Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists as they look at how food gets from the field to your fork. Plus 'bed bugs' are biting back, and the week's science news.
Dr Karl

48:37 | Feb 4th, 2016

Does snow evaporate even at freezing temperatures? Could the black hole at the centre of our galaxy ever go into a quasar phase? And why do cats open their mouths to smell.
5 live Science

50:30 | Jan 30th, 2016

Chris Smith and the team look at the week's science news including how seagrass might keep the world fed in future and why sixteen whales beached themselves across Europe. The team also go inside the science of a Black Hole.
Dr Karl

42:37 | Jan 28th, 2016

Do sunglasses impede cricketers in the field? Is toast better with stale bread? And why might a bucket of boiling water freeze faster when put outside than a bucket at room temperature?