Dr Chris Smith aka The Naked Scientist with the latest news from the world of science and Dr Karl answers listeners' science questions on Radio 5 live's Up All Night programme. Dr Chris Smith broadcast on Mondays at 1:30am and Dr Karl broadcast live on Thursdays at 3am.
Mon, 10 Mar 14
Dr. Chris Smith presents science news, including a new gene therapy technique to protect the immune systems of patients with HIV, and the thirteen year old boy who achieved nuclear fusion.
Thu, 6 Mar 14
Homemade nuclear projects, noise-cancelling headphones and why do apples go funny when you cut them open?
Mon, 3 Mar 14
Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists discuss Google glasses, wind turbines and why sunburn is even more dangerous than we thought
Thu, 27 Feb 14
Vision's the thing tonight. Dr Karl and Dr Rhod are talking eyes and sight in this edition.
Mon, 24 Feb 14
This week: a chemical test for depression, how brain-training can boost the vision of baseball players. Plus, a way to make blood transfusion products in the test tube.
Thu, 20 Feb 14
Dr Karl and Dr Rhod discuss unintended consequences; vitamin C keeping you awake and what can happen if a tick's been eating bandicoot.
Mon, 17 Feb 14
Dr Chris Smith aka The Naked Scientist investigates climate change and whether weather is getting more extreme, designing a smarter power grid to integrate sustainable power, and the eight great science technologies Britain is good at according to the Universities and Science minister David Willetts.
Thu, 13 Feb 14
Static electricity and storms
Wed, 12 Feb 14
In this podcast, new research shows that the sensation of powerlessness makes us judge things to be much heavier than they really are, 100 years of radio gets celebrated at Cambridge Wireless and the Gaia space mission is hoping to create the most accurate map of the Milky Way.
Thu, 6 Feb 14
Dr Karl joins Rhod to discuss the "smart bolt" for a car, 10 new technical terms for 2014, the lack of women in science and why you can't use a mobile phone at a petrol station.
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