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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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    • Life Sciences
    • 4.5, 230 Ratings

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.

    Life in the New Normal

    Life in the New Normal

    This week, we're asking what will the "new normal" look like? We delve into the future of healthcare, education and transport. Plus in the news, loss of smell is added to the list of coronavirus symptoms, but why has it taken so long? And how safe is it for schools to reopen? Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 59 min
    Publishing & Politics: How Science Gets Made

    Publishing & Politics: How Science Gets Made

    What's a scientific paper? What's peer review? And when governments say they're "following the science" during this pandemic, what does that actually mean? We're figuring out how science goes from results in a lab to become public information, or even national policy. Plus, in the news: we rate the security of the UK's new COVID-19 tracing app; doctors that didn't know they'd been infected with coronavirus; and should we really be bailing out airlines? Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 57 min
    The Science of World War Two

    The Science of World War Two

    This week, we're bringing you a special episode, diving into the science and technology of World War Two, to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 55 min
    Science Pub Quiz!

    Science Pub Quiz!

    This week, pull up a chair, a drink, and get your pens and paper ready, because it's time for The Naked Scientists science pub quiz! Playing along are climate scientist Ella Gilbert from the British Antarctic Survey, animal behaviour scientist Eleanor Drinkwater, plants and pollinators researcher Hamish Symington and physiologist Sam Virtue... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 53 min
    COVID-19: Beyond the Virus

    COVID-19: Beyond the Virus

    This week, we're looking at the impacts of coronavirus beyond the virus: how is it hitting economies, universities and our mental wellbeing? Plus, researchers come up with a way out of the lockdown, how people who've recovered from coronavirus can help save the lives of those infected with it, and how the lockdown is offering one scientist a unique mass participation research opportunity... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 54 min
    Eyes on the Skies

    Eyes on the Skies

    Welcome to a voyage of discovery using only the view from your window. From cloudspotting to birdwatching to stargazing, you're never going to look at the sky the same way again. Plus, news of how the world's poorest countries are bracing against the next wave of coronavirus, as well as a drug that could block the virus from getting into our cells... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
230 Ratings

230 Ratings

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My favourite podcast

Great topics explained in a way I can understand. Interesting and informative

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One of the best out there

This is definatelly one of the finest science podcasts out there. A must for anybody who needs a regular science feed.

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