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Based at Cambridge University, we make science radio programmes for the BBC and other broadcasters and host a website and podcast.

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@KevTDA @bbc5live @Merseysidersp @EngageNW @IAMWirral Here's the transcript as well as a link to the audio directly: https://t.co/SLH6BLLRiuWill SpaceX's satellites clog up the sky? https://t.co/k2w1hwZ3bA https://t.co/NspiYpWKqS
10/14
2019
Exercise may help people at risk of dementia https://t.co/w50urwFzdP https://t.co/JuNYAFtadqUnearthing secrets of the gut microbiome https://t.co/JlB1Ap8Js9 https://t.co/a2Rn9lz3rGWe're live! Listen in on @BBCCambs, today we look at accessibility and inclusive computing, and in science news we… https://t.co/Fuok3ESQkm
10/13
2019
Quickfire Science of Gene Therapy https://t.co/9KIiHLSIF5 https://t.co/JZdfDzSDZIWhy do your legs go wobbly when you're scared? https://t.co/5cZ9UrhuiE https://t.co/uWCj2GEWaZ
10/12
2019
What’s a panic attack, and what causes them? https://t.co/Ou16ueqVeU https://t.co/vmU9wY2nMNHow do you code if you can't see? How do you write with very limited movement? This week we're diving into inclusiv… https://t.co/PV3KqYwvZxDo you have a #BigQuestion about religion, philosophy or science that you want answered? Message us on @Twitter,… https://t.co/NdOKesnbzs
Retweeted by The Naked Scientists @jeramyutgw Does it taste like soap or dirt to you? If so there might be something genetic going on - check out the interview!Meet the panel: captcha and coriander https://t.co/3XzosIsZKV https://t.co/KB3cRWUi8h @spayrechaynge @davidallengreen Thanks Paul for the mention!Quiz: from Beyonce to Zeus https://t.co/6mgXEfFtXt https://t.co/L81MKZ7fzaHere we go... https://t.co/nOOkUaYUwCTime to ASK! The Naked Scientists on @CapeTalk - your science questions front and centre, so what would you like to know?
10/11
2019
What kinds of anxieties are there? https://t.co/MlcNjP6ZSg https://t.co/D7mPbRbZJY @DJChrisBerrow @NakedGamingPod There's a lot of pink and purple in that colour palette; I think you need to rethink… https://t.co/92FmDl0vFm @restored_80 It's when something happens by chance, but you decide that it's significant. e.g. You wear a red coat… https://t.co/eiskgqN87gWhat are the genetics of freckles? https://t.co/ARXLg7KqGm https://t.co/KJJ4bFSIaqIs AI a threat to humanity? https://t.co/kwGO22oaeO https://t.co/dUgeNupLkm
10/10
2019
How can all DNA be encoded with four molecules? https://t.co/xEZk9v3grU https://t.co/DaShCBqyiX @heather_malibu Thank you!Here we go! Time to talk science! - So what do you want to know? Send in your scientific quandaries and we'll answe… https://t.co/j2pM0kEhgdstarring special guests: Beth Singler @BVLSingler Phil Sansom @phildsansom Sam Virtue Olivia Remes @OliviaRoxannWe're glad you got your answer! Thanks to Sam Virtue from @TVPlab for clarifying this one 🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/qk7GGk5s11October Q&A https://t.co/jVET1Avxh5 https://t.co/KZbMuRUHY0What's on this week? First, the Q&A podcast - AI, jelly legs, anxiety... https://t.co/vKSrwu57QK Then on Sunday we… https://t.co/f06SoWyn8sCan you analyse DNA at home? https://t.co/FXVZn27A7a https://t.co/YA7SwXfcJ9
10/9
2019
Prostheses that can restore lost sensation https://t.co/Tb4WjlgTaf https://t.co/UOR0BjC0bt @restored_80 Other way around: "significance to coincidence"
10/8
2019
We're answering your #science_questions on @Radio702 right now! What would you like to #ask_the_naked_scientists? J… https://t.co/X0YbGPbKZfThank you to the @NakedScientists for having me on their show last night! We talked about anxiety and here is the l… https://t.co/JBSAXCkxP5
Retweeted by The Naked ScientistsListen to me and some other very much smarter sciencebods on the @nakedscientists from yesterday when we discussed… https://t.co/wQcFtln7sS
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10/7
2019
Q&A day tomorrow! Tune in 6pm at @BBCCambs for questions answered, mystery animals guessed, and of course our famous quiz...
10/5
2019
Understanding sensory perception https://t.co/x8qP8fJvft https://t.co/QRNk2EZIpfTaking Earth's temperature https://t.co/fPq808fjOg https://t.co/8SmCx4iVt7Listen to Imran Yusuf, an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellow in the @eyeMacLaren research team, being interviewe… https://t.co/hzz8Av2pdC
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10/4
2019
Gene therapy for blindness https://t.co/68BNNbcago https://t.co/eTxA5pmDlJAny participants in the UK Biobank willing to speak about the experience? Get in touch with Naked Genetics! Send an… https://t.co/bGlbwAHWlcPeter Chapman spoke to @NakedScientists about research that shows drivers forget they've seen motorbikes at junctio… https://t.co/6a1SBjZMkO
Retweeted by The Naked ScientistsIt's that time of the month.... Q&A time, of course!! 😀 Any questions for this Sunday's show? We're covering maths… https://t.co/Ez0oXXwsAgGetting to Grips with Gene Therapy https://t.co/s62aKWaSjE https://t.co/7yATf1FWxtWorld Heart Day https://t.co/A9XvtfPbFU https://t.co/TGGq6S0AXMLast Sunday was #WorldHeartDay, so we interviewed Sai Bhagra from @RoyalPapworth about how heart transplants work,… https://t.co/IE43jiJURv
10/3
2019
The state of the oceans https://t.co/Fgq04nioDx https://t.co/O0T22BT2QmAs chemists, it's easy to take glassware for granted. But how does glass blowing work? @NakedScientists interviewed… https://t.co/Uv5HvQEUMT
Retweeted by The Naked ScientistsShould you cool down cooked chicken? @IGHLiverpool Prof Paul Wigley answers a listener's #foodsafety conundrum for… https://t.co/mZHVs4UPjd
Retweeted by The Naked ScientistsThis is what you call a sexual conflict: Mating makes queen bees blind https://t.co/vFxDh48LspThis week's podcast is about gene therapy. That's treating diseases by going right inside people's cells and alteri… https://t.co/NBJ9yFPGjDGene therapy for HIV https://t.co/n9EGUSM7EW https://t.co/IlerEDEEWSPlastering over genes - Duchenne https://t.co/3VFes5pMdS https://t.co/GVJYFzTWSW
10/2
2019
Getting to Grips with Gene Therapy https://t.co/Fc5HEA5cCX https://t.co/sZMUdDAZeJI sense a discontinuation of the contract coming on... That's the only thing these companies actually understand: w… https://t.co/NwpeXfr7veWhat happens if you put a goose in a wind tunnel? Tune in to Astronauts, geese and realistic retinas to find out! https://t.co/cOzLNgaUCQHappy #InternationalCoffeeDay! The most heart-pounding of all days, except maybe Rollercoaster Day (August 16th).… https://t.co/vPbvgbxBGI @FrascoSal92 Not a trend that Amazon agree with, according to my recent experience: massive box... for an SD card.Jaws up your bum... Second thoughts, maybe not - #ruinafilmbyaddingupyourbumThanks. From Vin Crespi's pasta "study": "The pasta of mixed handedness occupies a volume which is 5-10% less than… https://t.co/AgmpZ0LnYn @DonaldAG And eye for detail regardless! Are you an engineer? @DonaldAG That's a very good point; you must have Italian genes... @jesswade We need a source of pasta isomers! Got any? @MizFunSized_K @Eusebius @Azania_ I respect people's dietary choice to become vegan, but many don't adopt this life… https://t.co/KkK2ubTYbBWhat a fantastic question. But would it? Have you done the experiment? Shall we try? If the pieces are not made to… https://t.co/RWYa3fFbLR @KagamboD @Radio702 Probably a range of reasons, but dehydration, or over-hydration, can be a major reason...Alcohol is a toxic chemical, but fun to consume if taken sensibly; so performance deleterious but sometimes highly… https://t.co/jDBQfLABi1Here we go with this week's ASK! @NakedScientists on @Radio702 - we're putting your science questions front and cen… https://t.co/lrZ142t4VfWe went from video to radio as @KatieofReinhart & @sietske_fransen discussed historic scientific images for the… https://t.co/0POOpjVbpD
Retweeted by The Naked ScientistsOur kind of day! Thanks - we recommend our most recent one about glass. How to make it, break it, and make it unbre… https://t.co/hkoa2Z8JYg
10/1
2019
When should you refrigerate cooked chicken? https://t.co/iJaMwCmVDe https://t.co/YUr6Od0uI7"If people want to donate, [please] express your intention to your family so they can respect your wishes." Dr Sa… https://t.co/CCkrZACkmd
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9/30
2019
How about gene therapy to treat HIV? This is the cutting edge of medicine. Two doctors are live on the show to talk… https://t.co/xWRjaghuuQNext: blindness, or more specifically a condition called retinitis pigmentosa. Oxford's Imran Yusuf is treating it… https://t.co/zEUWeQe2ZvNow it's time to take a look at the futuristic world of gene therapy. We're starting with scientists from… https://t.co/hs3V5zCo4KAnd now we're talking about the world's oldest baby bottles. Here's a picture of a few examples. Thousands of years… https://t.co/YP9ggf8phV"The key thing all drivers need to remember is that their short term memory isn't as good as they think." Peter Ch… https://t.co/i0UcpoC0pcAnd we're on air! Tune in on @BBCCambs for this week's science news and all about gene therapy...Subscribe to the eLife Podcast https://t.co/AXumbRVikBSubscribe to Naked Neuroscience https://t.co/kFAVCZfTBe
9/29
2019
What does 2 degrees warming mean? https://t.co/yiDWkGfwFs https://t.co/AAnAvcVscZSubscribe to Naked Genetics https://t.co/4gGfH9F6CzCuring the common cold https://t.co/S3MBzi6fYs https://t.co/sC8EskEGC7
9/28
2019
Can some time travellers from the future please help me out with this one? https://t.co/bIUiMcHSNbSubscribe to the Naked Scientists Podcast https://t.co/ol3wHprKKHOnly slightly less prestigious than the Nobel prizes... the Ig Nobels were announced last week. We chased down the… https://t.co/rQAwlrfXQcBirds disappearing from America https://t.co/SAofwp36Fo https://t.co/gIT39Bdand"If I change the shape of my chunk of gold, I start to get a different colour." Think you know how stained glass w… https://t.co/4YFO2YH8rvHere we go - talking science - and answering your questions this fine Friday morning! So what would you like to kno… https://t.co/ednMNbJcq4
9/27
2019
The science of stained glass https://t.co/4hUFtZwiJf https://t.co/BuxgKVgOTMThis Sunday on the show: can adding new genes into people treat HIV? What about blindness, or a devastating muscle… https://t.co/H6jvewwtfBLast week Sarah Thomas broke a world record and swam the English Channel four times without stoppping. It's incredi… https://t.co/9uIT92lfVMMaking glass bulletproof https://t.co/M4FzFjYzKQ https://t.co/Efa88KJSGS"It's very, very noisy and very, very hot." "I'm genuinely frightened." @phildsansom went to visit a glassware m… https://t.co/MNAr3TZAD9Crystal Clear About Glass https://t.co/bHoxyKvCbr https://t.co/CNkus3n7Mf
9/26
2019
Subscribe to Naked Gaming https://t.co/Zh5NfnxB5aIt's a staggering ecological loss. 3 billion birds disappeared from North America since 1970. We spoke to… https://t.co/thoM1pHRWWCool idea: and not just FIFA20 - any games reviews considered - drop the team a line to @NakedGamingPod https://t.co/HlNlyfNuxoVery funny - worth a listen! https://t.co/wuUBa7dvI6It's time for the science phone-in, with Dr Chris Smith of @NakedScientists. You can tweet your questions here, cal… https://t.co/HsXJlRRNAU
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9/25
2019

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