You can't teach an old dogma new tricks Sept. 13, 2022
This week's show conveys how surprisingly susceptible science is to dogma. We uncover the alarming oversights which have mitigated progress in disciplines like zoology and medicine for decades. Corrupted for years by false assumptions, the failings in these fields can be extremely difficult to overturn. We hear from scientists going against the grain to dispel mainstream myths from their respective areas of study, and also provide a protocol for dodging dogmas moving forward... Like this podcast? Please help us by supporting the Naked Scientists
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First known amputation uncovered in Borneo Sept. 9, 2022
And the rest of your weekly dose of science news and views...
The Microbiome: Trust Your Gut? Sept. 6, 2022
How the bugs living inside us could contribute towards our health and disease
COVID Vaccines and Coffee Cups in Hot Water Sept. 2, 2022
The Moderna vs Pfizer legal battle, why first impressions count and cancer risk in coffee drinkers explored
All About Drought Aug. 30, 2022
How climate change will affect our future rainfall, and the technology that could help mitigate the effects.
Bite-sized vaccines and familiar faces Aug. 26, 2022
Breakthroughs in malaria vaccines, sewage in our coastal waters, and if we share genes with our doppelgangers
Spacewalk: the Scale of our Solar System Aug. 23, 2022
Take a tour of our planets faster than the speed of light
Bivalent Covid Boosters and Unbalanced Bees Aug. 19, 2022
In the news this week, a leap forward in making kidney transplants more accessible
Child's play: curtailing a health crisis Aug. 16, 2022
Sitting idle while the health of our children deteriorates is a dangerous game...
Hitting back against heatwaves Aug. 12, 2022
In the news, why medical experts are worried about polio again...
Reintroduction: Bringing Species Back Aug. 9, 2022
Saving species from the brink and adding them into existing environments to alter ecosystems
Shorter Days and Binning Best Before Dates Aug. 5, 2022
Is the Earth spinning faster? And what impact could removing date labels from produce have on food waste?
Vaping Health Impacts: No Smoke Without Fire? Aug. 2, 2022
What are the hidden health costs of vaping?
A trip down the River Cam July 26, 2022
You're invited aboard the Princess Charlotte on the River Cam for a Naked Scientists Summer Special
The wine we drink and machines that can think July 19, 2022
The best science news stories from the past month...
Gene-Editing: Food of the Future? July 12, 2022
As the UK looks to relax the growth and sale of gene-edited crops, how could this impact the food we eat?
Ghost pond resurrection July 5, 2022
Ponds have been on the decline for a century, but restoring those we've lost doesn't have to be hard work
Emerging Viruses: Monkeypox on the up June 28, 2022
Covid continues to rampage, monkeypox is spreading fast, and bird flu has seen its biggest season ever. Why?
Venus, Volcanoes & Virtual Clothing June 21, 2022
An in-depth look at some of the top science stories this month
Storing Energy: Watt does the Future Hold? June 14, 2022
Renewable energy is part of the solution, but efficiently storing and distributing electricity are priorities too...