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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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    • 4.6 • 92 Ratings

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

    5 live Science

    5 live Science

    Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team find out why 1 million children will be offered polio boosters in London, meet the scientists using robotic ants to find out how real ants learn and discover why you might want to reintroduce a species into the wild.

    • 52 min
    5 live Science

    5 live Science

    Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team discover why some supermarkets are binning 'best before dates', if Earth had its 'shortest day ever' and ask if vaping is dangerous.

    • 52 min
    5 Live Science

    5 Live Science

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

    In today’s programme: Why woodpeckers don’t get brain damage. Plus rocket fuel, but not as we know it and much more sustainable.

    And we look at gene edited food … what does it mean, and why might we want to control our food in this way?

    • 50 min
    Chatbots that look like they're alive, and what colour wine bottles to avoid

    Chatbots that look like they're alive, and what colour wine bottles to avoid

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

    The week the team review some of the scientific highlights of the last month, including what the James Webb telescope will reveal about our place in the Universe, how orcas are giving great white sharks a hard time in South Africa, and why clear glass wine bottles might be better off avoided.

    • 52 min
    Ghost Pond Resurrection

    Ghost Pond Resurrection

    Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists with science news stories and analysis.

    • 50 min
    Putting Emerging Infections Under The Microscope

    Putting Emerging Infections Under The Microscope

    Chris Smith is joined by Julia Ravey to examine how emerging infections can spread, they look at a new way of managing pain that doesn't involve drugs and explore what can be done in the Metaverse.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
92 Ratings

92 Ratings

annereins ,

Excellent science pod

This is a wonderful pod. Highly recommended.

Jdw alaska ,

JDW

Great podcast. Dedicated team

Mozartoperaman ,

Announcer‘s voice is incomprehensible

Microphone of moderator needs to be adjusted. The voice pitch is piercing and incomprehensible to this native English speaker.

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