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The Naked Scientists publish a large family of podcasts; the feed we have submitted is our flagship programme.

The Naked Scientists publish a large family of podcasts; the feed we have submitted is our flagship programme.
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United Kingdom

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The Naked Scientists publish a large family of podcasts; the feed we have submitted is our flagship programme.

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English

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Code Making and Breaking

9/17/2019
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We're making codes and breaking ciphers this week as we look at the world of cryptography! Coming up, Cold War spy rings, and how does your computer keep your data secure? Plus in the news, why it's hard to keep the weight off when you get older, and seagulls are stealing more than our chips, they're stealing our superbugs... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:57:11

Creepy crawlies, quarks and counting

9/10/2019
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This week: How long can someone hold their breath and can you train for this? Who are fitter - footballers or rugby players? And what's the most intelligent insect? We've assembled an expert panel to take on your science questions - University of York animal behaviour scientist Eleanor Drinkwater, exercise physiologist Dan Gordon from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge University physicist Fran Day, and Cambridge University mathematician and University Challenge icon Bobby Seagull! For...

Duration:01:00:38

Stripping down STIs

9/3/2019
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We're stripping down sexual health and sexually transmitted infections! Coming up, will we soon have a vaccine for chlamydia? And what happens in a sexual health check up? And in the news, the fires in the Amazon rainforest, and a new weapon against malaria... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:57:33

Are You Safe Online?

8/27/2019
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This week: How does the internet affect us? What does it mean for our security, our wallets, and ourselves. We're taking a deep dive into the world of all things cyber... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:54:23

Marvellous Materials in Medicine

8/20/2019
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This week, Chris Smith and Izzie Clarke explore the helpful materials that keep us healthy. How are dental implants made and fitted? Bacteria-resistant plastic coatings; and what hip implants have in common with plastic bags. Plus, in the latest science news, why pancreatic cancer is so aggressive - and how we might stop it, signs that something ten times the size of the Earth slammed into Jupiter, and more... For more PODCASTS by The Naked Scientists, head to...

Duration:00:59:44

QnA: Fridges and impossible food

8/13/2019
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In this month's QnA show we're asking: why are fridges harder to open again after you just closed them? What's the best way to wipe the memory of a smart phone? And what might climate change mean for chocolate? We're answering your questions with the help of an expert panel - neuroscientist Duncan Astle, techxpert Peter Cowley, food security expert Nadia Radzman and engineer Livia Souza... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:58

A Spin Around the Electron

8/6/2019
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This week we're taking a spin around the electron! How does a fridge magnet stay stuck? And how can quantum physics help us in battling cancer? We'll find out. Plus in the news, the chemistry of breaking down microplastics, exploring bacterial infections resistant to last line antibiotics, and we're going back to school P.E lessons! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:59:56

Flying into the Future

7/30/2019
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This week, The Naked Scientists are taking off into the future of aviation: will flights get faster? Could we see a fully electric plane? And can a Naked Scientist land a commercial aircraft? Izzie Clarke and Adam Murphy find out Plus, in the news, a new way of disguising cancer drugs as fat, sharks are in danger, and how do you make a bad joke funnier? For more PODCASTS by The Naked Scientists, head to thenakedscientists.com/subscribe. To SUPPORT The Naked Scientists, head to...

Duration:00:55:42

The Moon Landing: 50 Years Later

7/23/2019
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This week a special show celebrating 50 years since man first walked on the Moon! How did we get there, what happened on the Moon, and will we ever go back? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:55:53

Simulation Science: Living in The Matrix?

7/16/2019
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This week, could we be living in The Matrix? We're talking about the power of computer simulations, and we're asking are we all living in one! Plus, in the news - making diabetes treatment smarter; diagnosis by an electronic doctor - would you be comfortable with that? And the world's first robot that picks lettuces... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:59:45

Alzheimer's Disease: Facts and Fiction

7/9/2019
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This week, Alzheimer's Disease goes under the microscope: what is it? Why do people get it, and can we cure it? Plus in the news, why the planet needs more trees, a breakthrough in storing computer data, and the science of a good excuse! For more PODCASTS by The Naked Scientists, head to thenakedscientists.com/subscribe. To SUPPORT The Naked Scientists, head to thenakedscientists.com/donatePlus, You can FOLLOW the team on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook; @nakedscientists. For information...

Duration:00:58:41

Extremely High: Sky high science

7/2/2019
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We're rounding off our month of extreme shows - coping with altitude, flying over Everest, high energy physics and screaming in space! Plus, sniffing out Methane on Mars, and the scientists making sweet music with proteins... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:59:58

Extremely Deep: Mining for gold

6/25/2019
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Extremes month continues, and this week we're going extremely deep; Chris Smith takes a trip to one of the world's deepest mines in search of gold. Plus, in the news, the GM mosquito that wipes out its own population, and would you return a lost wallet if you found one? We hear which is the most honest country in the world, and who's the least honest. For more PODCASTS by The Naked Scientists, head to thenakedscientists.com/subscribe. To SUPPORT The Naked Scientists, head to...

Duration:00:57:04

Extremely Curious: QnA

6/18/2019
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For extremes month we have an extreme QnA! This week we're joined by astronomer Carolin Crawford, nanoscientist Colm Durkan, Haydn Belfield from the Centre for Existential Risk, and chemist Ljiljana Fruk. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:55:48

Extremely Cold: Cool Science

6/11/2019
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This week, we're continuing our month of science at the extremes, by looking at extreme cold. Including expeditions to the poles, what happens at absolute zero, and the animals that can survive temperatures we never could. Plus, in the news, the massive death risk from climate change, a prize for mapping the sea bed, and a new piece of the puzzle in the story of human migration... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:52:40

Extremely Fast: The Science of Speed

6/4/2019
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This week, we're kicking off a month of science at the extremes. From fast acting venom to vehicles, speedy space to tennis serves We're getting up to speed on Extreme Speed. Plus, in the news, weaponising a fungus to stamp out malaria, the smart glove that's taking a hold of touch technology and we celebrate an important centenary in the world of physics. For more PODCASTS by The Naked Scientists, head to www.nakedscientists.com/subscribe To SUPPORT The Naked Scientists, head to...

Duration:00:57:13

Ultimate destination: building better roads

5/28/2019
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This week, we're out on the open road! How can science help make roads cleaner, safer, greener and quieter? We've been speaking to a range of scientists to find out... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:56:22

The Power of Vaccines

5/21/2019
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This week we're putting on our swimsuits and diving deep into the choppy waters of the world of vaccines, how do they help us, and why are people becoming so hesitant to get them. Plus in the news, A new kind of Moon lander, the true cost of streaming videos, and how good are we at spotting postnatal depression in men! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:59:30

Why does dark matter matter?

5/14/2019
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This week - the mysterious stuff that's passing through you right now, and it literally holds the galaxy together... but we have no idea what it is. We talk to the scientists trying to find out. Plus in the news, the 100 year old technology that's helping us fight infections we can't currently treat. And evidence that wasps can size things up... For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:57:36

That May Q&A!

5/7/2019
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It's QA time We've got a panel of scientists ready and waiting to tackle the questions you've been sending in. Izzie Clarke was joined by plant ecologist Howard Giffiths, chemist and writer Kit Chapman, reproductive physiologist Bill Colledge, and physicist Ben McAllister. For more podcasts by The Naked Scientists, head to nakedscientists.com/podcasts. Plus, you can follow the team on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook; @nakedscientists. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:59:14