Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientists take the fight against coronavirus to the sewers and unearth the skeleton of a giant planet. Plus, a mystery that’s killing elephants in Botswana and how birds in Canada are singing to a different tune. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team investigate local lockdowns in Australia, why planting trees to capture carbon might be a bad move, plus the pros and cons of deep sea mining. And a special look at how the coronavirus crisis has created some radical ideas to tackle global warming
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist with science news, including what's happened to the UK Government's COVID-19 contact tracing app, the patient who can't see numbers and how humans really can talk to the animals. Plus a special journey to the centre of the Earth to find out what's really beneath our feet. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Science team look at the latest science news. Including: how a llama could provide help in understanding coronavirus antibodies, evidence eggs prefer some sperm over others, and growing replacement livers in a dish. Plus a quantum leap into the fifth state of matter.
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team look back at past 6 months since the coronavirus pandemic began, and feature the global race to find a vaccine for Covid-19. Plus the app to help you shop safely, and the launch of two NASA astronauts into space on a commercial space flight.
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team with the latest scientific developments on Coronavirus. Including the research into the chemical finger print for COVID 19, and why hydroxychloroquine trials have been suspended. Plus a special look at how we're adapting to the "new normal" for GP appointments, education and transport.
This week on 5 Live Science, we’re bringing you a special episode, diving into the science and technology of World War II, to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day.
Within the discussion of the science and events of war, there are some parts you may find upsetting.
Today, we’re taking a step back from talking about coronavirus, to bring you a Q and A show with a difference.
We answer some of the questions you’ve been sending in, and we also get stuck into some kitchen science experiments which you can join in with at home, whether you're a big kid or a little one.
Chris Berrow and the Naked Scientists look at the latest science news, including a new fast test for coronavirus, the effect of the lockdown on our air quality , and how do we make our cities more sustainable?
From genetics to geoscience, chemistry to komodo dragons, join the Naked Scientists for an explosive hour of Festival science fun. Hear what went on at their live event recorded for the Cambridge Science Festival - recorded before the remainder of the festival was cancelled due to coronavirus. Demos, anecdotes, questions, and booms!
This week, 5 Live Science takes on your science questions, including: what are white holes, why Agatha Christie was so fond of killing people with cyanide in her stories, how gravitational slingshots work, and why doesn't the Moon get a cooler name?