5 live Science Podcast

5 live Science Podcast Podcast

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

5Live Science
The hottest science news, stories and analysis from the Naked Scientists and Dr Karl....

5Live Science
The hottest science news, stories and analysis from the Naked Scientists and Dr Karl....

5 Live Science – Sexually Transmitted Infections Under The Microscope
Dr Chris Smith and the team with the latest science news including the discovery of an earth like planet, seagulls with superbugs, and the animal that likes to play hide and seek. Plus the current epidemic of sexually transmitted infections are put under the microscope....


5 Live Science
This week, the scientists tackle topics including why fridges are harder to open again after closing them, wiping smart phones, and how chocolate is affected by climate change....


5 Live Science
The hottest science news, stories and analysis from the Naked Scientists....

5 Live Science
The hottest science news, stories and analysis from the Naked Scientists....


5 live Science
Naked Scientist Adam Murphy and the team with the latest science news stories. This week they take a closer look at the internet - what it's doing to our computers, our wallets and ourselves....

5 live Science
Naked Scientist Adam Murphy and the team with the latest science news stories. This week they take a closer look at the internet - what it's doing to our computers, our wallets and ourselves....

Dr Karl
What is an itch and where does it go?...


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

Dr Karl
Dr Karl joins Dotun Adebayo to answer your science questions. This week: radiation, electrocution and distant galaxies...

5 live Science
This week Dr Chris is joined by nanoscientist Colm Durkan, astronomer Carolin Crawford, existential risk specialist Haydn Belfield and chemist Ljiljana Fruk for a romp through the latest science questions you've been sending in, including what's the Doomsday Clock, how massive is the largest star ever discovered, what's the threat from climate change, and what's a Parsec..."...


Dr Karl
Dr Karl and Professor Jason Sharples join Nomia Iqbal to answer your science questions...

04/08/2019
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. Today they hear about the scientists who've printed a 3d heart valve. Plus is the bleep test really a useful measure of fitness?...

Dr Karl
Dr Karl joins Nick Garnett to answer your science questions including whether moonlight is more powerful than wifi, and how to weigh astronauts in space....


The science of simulation
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team delve into the science of computer simulation and ask whether we could be living in the Matrix. Could our reality have been created by a computer? Plus, we meet the people using computer simulation to improve our lives, from predicting the weather to understanding more about the human heart. Also, cancer drugs disguised as fat cells, how cigarette butts are harming our plants, and why canned laughter makes jokes funnier....

The Science of Simulation
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team look at the science of computer simulation. Plus cancer drugs in disguise, shark maps, and how canned laughter makes bad jokes funny....

Dr Karl
Dr Karl and guests talk about space and the polar change...


5 Live Science
A special programme looking at the science behind the Apollo 11 mission to the moon....

Dr Karl
Landing on the Moon versus landing on porridge...

5 live Science
Dr Chris Smith talks about smart insulin & untangling the science of Alzheimer's disease...


5 Live Science with Dr. Chris Smith
Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists discuss whether we need more trees to help climate and change and if we have enough space for them, whether plants can 'think', if the future of hard-disk will be based on molecules and go to the edge of space in a balloon....

5 live Science
Science news including a remote control for stem cells and a paper sensor which can tell you if meat is safe to eat. Plus the science of going deep underground....

Dr Karl
The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Dr Karl...


Naked Scientists - Extreme Cold
Science news including the GM mosquito which can wipe out its own population and what causes asthma? Plus a special look at the science of extreme cold....

Dr Karl
Rhod and Dr Karl discuss - Does Domestic Blindness Exist? Why does Junk Food Pack on the Weight?...


Dr Karl
Rhod is alongside Dr Karl to discuss optical illusions, rare metals, and electric cars...

Extreme Speed
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with science news and breakthroughs. Plus a special look at the science behind extreme speed....


Naked Scientists
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
Rhod and Dr Karl answer questions about red cars, the amazon and the universe....


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

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


5 Live Science with Dr. Chris Smith
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 available for transplant surgery....

Dr Karl answers your science questions.
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
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 is? Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app....


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

The Naked Scientists
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 to perk up solar panel performance, and energy efficient ways of cooking with a conscience....

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

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

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


5 live Science - Your Science Questions Answered
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 app....

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

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

5 live Science
Chris Smith and Adam Murphy are in Paris for Hello Tomorrow Global Summit...

Dr Karl
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
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....

Zoo & A
Dr. Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team answer your animal questions....


Dr Karl
The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Dr Karl...

5 live Science
Dr Chris Smith with the latest science news. Plus the science behind running a marathon....

Dr Karl
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
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
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
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 MacMillian....


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

5 live Science
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
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
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
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 dinner plates....


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

5 live Science
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 body regenerates itself, and why we get scars....


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

Dr Karl
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
Dr Karl answers your science questions...


5 live Science - Christmas Survival Guide
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 festive feuds, and what makes the best worst cracker joke....

Dr Karl
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
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
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
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
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
Dr Karl answers your questions on all things science....

5 live Science
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 development of artificial intelligence?...

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


5 live Science
Chris Smith and the science team answer your questions....

Dr Karl
Dr Karl answers questions on rainbows...

5 Live Science
Blood tests that detect cancer, why the kilogram is changing, and a look at modern manufacturing...


Dr Karl
Dr Karl discusses the extraction of Geothermal energy....

5 live Science
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
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
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
Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer your questions on the carbon cost of electric vehicles and space windmills....


Dr Karl
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, gluing magnets and the difference between male and female birds....

5 Live Science
Georgia Mills and the team answer your questions...

Dr Karl
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 Sydney...


Dr Karl
Dr Karl and his guests discuss diets and health....

5 live Science
Chris Smith and the science team answer your questions...

Dr Karl
Dr Karl discusses the end of the world and convergent evolution....


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

5 Live Science - Biomimicry
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 borrow from biology to look to the future....


Dr Karl
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
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 jelly fish sting?...

5 Live Science
The Naked Scientists investigate an interesting ice cream flavour....


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

5 Live Science
Join the Naked Scientists as they take a punt down the river Cam...

Dr Karl
Can science stop a hangover? And other listener questions....


5 live Science
Let's join the NAKED SCIENTISTS to see what's been igniting their bunsen burners recently...

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

5 live Science
Anti-obesity pill, a probe destined for the sun, and the medicinal side of cannabis...


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

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

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


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

Dr Karl
Dr Karl answers your science questions....


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

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

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


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

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


Dr Karl science phone-in
Dr Karl answers your science questions and discusses cockroach milk,volcanic activity and coronal mass ejection....

5 live Science
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 reactions....

Leaving Planet Earth
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
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
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
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
Dr Karl and Dr Rhod are joined by Professor Geordie Williamson, and discuss the Yanny/Laurel audio debate...

The Naked Scientists answer your questions
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
Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss your science questions....


5 live Science
Georgia Mills & the Naked Scientists with the latest science news....

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

5 live Science
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
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
Chris Smith sinks his teeth into the science of what tickles your tastebuds....

Dr Karl
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
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
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 Sydney....

5 live Science
Georgia MIlls talks blacks holes and genetic testing....


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

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

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

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


Dr Karl
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
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 bound course? Download the podcast: bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live...

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

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

Dr Karl
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
The Naked Scientists answer your science questions....

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

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

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

Dr. Karl
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
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
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
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
Dr Karl answers your science questions....

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

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


Dr. Karl
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
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 space and the science of Star Wars....

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


5 live Science
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 behaved drones. Plus we all know the problems of fake news, but what can be done to stamp out fake science?...

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


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

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

5 Live Science
Chris Smith investigates the rise of antibiotic resistance....


Dr Karl
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 doors....

5 live Science
Chris Smith asks why do food allergies clear up after a course of antibiotics and can protein meals stave off the munchies?...

Dr Karl
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 might replace your Wi-Fi....


5 live Science
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 Physiology, and why. Download the podcast for part two featuring the latest breakthroughs on replacement retinas and how work to create an artificial pancreas could be a game changer in the fight against diabetes. bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live....

Dr Karl & Bill Nye
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
Dr Kris Smith and the team answer your science questions....


Science Phone-In
Science journalist Bianca Nogrady and astrophysicist Dr Katie Mack answer your science questions....

5 Live Science
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. Plus, can memories be faked and why are some sports can be linked with memory loss? Find out all this as well as the latest discovery on climate change. Download the podcast: bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live...

Science Phone-In
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
The hottest science news, stories and analysis with Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists...

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

Science Phone-In
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
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? Joining Chris to answer these are; University of Cambridge stem cell biologist Sarah Harrison statistician, Simon White and mental health researcher Olivia Remes. Plus AI entrepreneur, Peter Clarke....

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

5 live Science
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 now, textbook formula. And could robot killers be on the way? Experts are raising fears about the rapid evolution of AI and robotics and are calling for the technology to be banned. We find out precisely why. And finally, can science save the human race from the ...


Dr. Karl
Dr. Karl takes your questions....

5 live Science
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 to get our first glimpse of a black hole....

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

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


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

Dr Karl
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
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
Dr Karl joins Rhod to answer your science questions....

5live Science
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 look at coral reefs and how scientist track life under water....

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


Sand Castles and Beach Science
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 on the beach....

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


5 live Science
The Naked Scientists discuss fake news, bird song and robotics....

Dr Karl
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
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 a new technique to cut heart attack rates by half....


5 live Science
The Naked Scientists answer another set of your science questions....

Dr Karl
Dr Karl joins Dotun to field listeners science questions...

5 live Science
The Naked Scientists bring you the latest science news. Also, is maths the language of the universe?...


Dr Karl
Dr Karl joins Dotun to answer your science questions....

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

5 live Science
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
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
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
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....


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


5 live Science
Science breakthroughs, plus how stem cells are turned into brain cells to treat conditions like Parkinson's disease....


Dr Karl
Dr Karl answers your science questions. From 30th March 2017...

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

Dr Karl
What would happen if the earth stopped spinning and should you complete your course of antibiotics?...

5 live Science
The week's science news and an in-depth look at the treatment of HIV....


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

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

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


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

Dr Karl
This week Rhod and Karl talk about cryogenics and building muscle....


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

5 live Science
Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists answer more of your science questions....


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

Dr Karl: Futureproofing
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
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
CHRIS SMITH with the latest breakthroughs in science. Is the snooper's charter making us safer or endangering our liberty?...


5 Live Science
The hottest science news, stories and analysis...

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

5 live science
The hottest science news, stories and analysis...


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

5 live Science
The Naked Scientists detail the hottest science news stories...

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


Dr Karl
Rhod is joined by Dr Karl and Professor Michael Biercuk to discuss all things quantum...

5 live Science
Chris Smith & Cat Arney with the latest science news...

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


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

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

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

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


5 live Science
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
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
Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer your questions...


5 live Science
Kat Arney and the Naked Scientists tackle the questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks....

Dr Karl
Dr Rhod and Dr Karl answer questions about the threat from meteoroids, sonic booms and burning rubbish for power....

5 live Science: Animation
Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists go behind the scenes and explore the world of animation. Plus the week's science news....


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

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

5 live Science
Georgia and Connie investigate psychoactive substances....


5 Live Science
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
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
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 into the future of the fuels that power our cars....


5 live Science
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
Kat Arney and the Naked Scientist team look for wildlife in the urban jungle....

Dr Karl
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
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
Dr Karl answers all your science based questions with Rhod Sharp...

Science & Stress 28th May 2016
Graihagh Jackson and the Naked Scientists explore how scientists are tackling stress. What happens when you start to worry?...


Dr Karl
Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science....

The Spider Silk Violin
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
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 infinitum?...

The Future of the Prosthetics Industry
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…...


Dr Karl
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....


Dr Karl
Dr Karl & Professor Geraint Lewis talk about the universe...

5 live science
Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look at how salt is affecting our health....

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


5 live Science
Why one in ten adults might have ADHD and evidence of tsunamis on Mars....

Dr Karl
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
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
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.
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
Georgia Mills from the Naked Scientists investigates the world of criminology....


Dr Karl April 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
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
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
How LSD affects the brain and the science of animal conservation....

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

5 Live Science
Chris Berrow and the Naked Scientists answer the questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks...

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


5 live Science
Graihagh Jackson and the Naked Scientists discuss the future of artificial intelligence. Could a robot do your job?...

Dr Karl
The expanding universe and how our mothers affect our eating habits....

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


Cambridge Science Festival
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
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
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
Join Chris Smith and Kat Arney as they tackle the science questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks....

Dr Karl
What would happen if you threw an apple out of the ISS? Are itches just our imagination?...


5 live Science
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....


Dr Karl
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
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
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
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
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?...

Hibernation
How animals and plants hibernate. Plus how scientists are protecting the public from high-pitched sounds....


Dr Karl
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....

5 live Science
Chris Smith and the team look at the week's science news including a new therapy for leukemia, a massive deep space explosion & whether detoxing really works....

Dr Karl
Dr Karl answers your science questions....


5 Live Science
What makes you, you? Join Graihagh Jackson as she asks what makes us unique, and why some people (like her brother) have a six pack, and she doesn't....

5 live Science
Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists take a scientific look at some of our favourite festive traditions...


Dr Karl
Dr Karl joins Dr Rhod to discuss what happens if you fire a bullet while travelling at the speed of sound, how we can tackle the spectre of antibiotic resistance, and why the earth's core burns....

5 live Science
Join Chris Smith and the team as they look at how to save one of Earth's most precious resources - soil. Plus the physics behind dogs drinking water, and the week's science news....

Dr Karl
Dr Karl answers your science questions, including how the Starship Enterprise could have gravity on board, what's the difference between shop-bought and home-brewed beer, and is it more fuel efficient to run on a full tank of petrol or a half?...


5 live Science
Kat Arney and the team look at how technology is influencing the way we listen to, and compose music. Plus the latest science news....

Dr Karl
Dr Karl joins Dr Nomia to answer listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science, including smoking's effect on the body, and whether antibiotics can cause nightmares....

5 live Science
Join Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists as they look at what we can do to stop Climate Change and how we can predict flooding....


Dr Karl
Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science....

Dr Karl: KIC 8462852
Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science, including; kepler recently discovering something unusual in the light variations coming from the star KIC 8462852...


5 live Science
Join Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists as they look at the world of big data and what it means for the United Kingdom. Plus, we’ll hear from the scientist who is storing his data using DNA!...

08/11/2015
Join Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists as they answer the questions you have been sending in for the past few weeks. Plus do sharks really not get cancer?...


5 live Science
Join Kat Arney and the Naked Scientists as they explore what the future hold for motorists, and how good this generation of electric cars are....


Who owns Mars?
Join Chris Smith and the team as they debate whether humans should go to Mars, and who would own it if we made it to the Red Planet....

5 Live Science Podcast
This week on 5 Live Science we find out about a development for patients in a vegitative state, a new method for coating steel, plus why some monkeys howl louder than others....


5 Live Science
Join Dr Chris Smith and the team for '5 live Science'...


Astronaut Training
Join Chris Smith and the team as they launch Mars Month. Is it possible to send someone to the red planet? And what does it take to be an astronaut?...


Dr Karl
Science Journalist Wendy Zuckerman and Dr Amanda Bauer from the Australian Astronomical Observatory join Rhod to answer your science related questions....

5 live Science: How To Save A Life
Join Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists as they look at the science of saving lives. In an emergency, what makes the difference between life and death....

Dr Karl 24 Sep 15
With Dr Karl on his travels, science journalist Wendy Zuckerman and Dr Amanda Bauer from the Australian Astronomical Observatory step in to field your questions on the weird and wonderful world of science....


5 live Science: New Human Species & Education
Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists look at the changing face of science education. Plus the latest on the new human-like species that was discovered this week....

Dr Karl
Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science, including; why more hair makes you more attractive and less hair more intelligent....


5 Live Science 5 Sep 15
Join Kat Arney and the Naked Scientist team as they look at the reasons why we feel disgusted by certain smells, tastes and other experiences. Plus a look at the latest science news....

Dr Karl 03 Sep 15
Dr Karl answers your science questions, including why some people sneeze after an orgasm, the speed of light, and can you filter sea water making it drinkable?...

Dogs and Turkish Whistling
Kat Arney and the Naked Scientists look at this week's leading science breakthroughs, including the evolution of dogs and a new language - Turkish whistling....


Dr Karl 20 Aug 15
Dr Karl answers your science questions, including the frightening impact of space travel on the human body, and why your mobile phone can 'see' your TV remote....

Fighting flu and healing nerves 15 Aug 15
Chris Smith and Kat Arney take a look at the latest breakthroughs in science including a new way of fighting flu and how nerves grow back after being damaged....

Dr Karl phone in - 13 Aug 2015
Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science, including why the shape of animals' pupils determines their place in the food chain....


Dr Karl 06 Aug 15
Rhod is joined by Dr Karl to take your questions on all things science, including plasma fuel, the weight of floating objects and the development of nuclear bombs...

5 live Science
Dr Karl answers listeners' questions about the weird and wonderful world of science – with the varied subjects on his menu including the planet Mars, limpits and brain transplants....


Questions and Answers 1 Aug 15
This week Chris Smith and the team answer the science questions you have been sending in over the past few weeks....