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5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

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5 Live's science podcast, featuring Dr Chris and Naked Scientists with the hottest science news stories and analysis.

    All The Small Things

    All The Small Things

    Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with the latest science news stories.

    In today’s programme: Alarming numbers of unvaccinated pregnant women are ending up in ITU with Covid, but why? And we look into the court case over who owns cells taken from a cancer victim over half a century ago...

    Plus we delve into the particles that make up the Universe around us to find out what makes them tick.

    • 54 min
    Supply Chain Reaction

    Supply Chain Reaction

    We assess the covid vaccine situation around the world, why are some countries lagging behind?
    We’ll find out who and what has won Nobel prizes this year in Medicine, Physics and Chemistry.

    Plus... we look at global supply chains, and how they are disrupted… from fuel… to bananas!

    • 54 min
    Menopause for thought

    Menopause for thought

    Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with the latest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs. In today’s programme: Are we destined to catch the “worst cold ever” this winter? Scientists peer into the past and read previously hidden parts of Marie Antoinette’s love letters... Plus, what is the menopause, why does it happen and what can we do to help women through it? Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.

    • 54 min
    Off-limits bits of the Universe, and a lack of CO2

    Off-limits bits of the Universe, and a lack of CO2

    It's Q&A time this week and a climate scientist, an astronomer, an economist and a medicinal botanist join us to talk about why we're heading back to the Moon, what's causing the CO2 shortage, how nature might hold the key to the next blockbuster drug, and why there are some parts of the Universe that we'll never get to see.

    • 54 min
    Off-limits bits of the Universe, and a lack of CO2

    Off-limits bits of the Universe, and a lack of CO2

    It's Q&A time this week and a climate scientist, an astronomer, an economist and a medicinal botanist join us to talk about why we're heading back to the Moon, what's causing the CO2 shortage, how nature might hold the key to the next blockbuster drug, and why there are some parts of the Universe that we'll never get to see.

    • 54 min
    AI vs Sepsis

    AI vs Sepsis

    Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with the latest science news stories, analysis and breakthroughs.

    In today’s programme:

    Covid jabs are confirmed for 12 to 15 year olds, are we making too much of the possible side effect myocarditis?

    Find out who won the Ignobel prizes this year, for unusual and often hilarious scientific studies.

    Plus... it’s sepsis awareness month, but what is this condition that seems to be being reported a lot more often in recent years, and can artificial intelligence help us to get on top of it?

    • 54 min

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