Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team present the latest science news, analysis and breakthroughs.
This week: How doctors in the US have “cured” a woman with HIV. Does Venus have volcanoes? Re-examining 30 year old probe footage has got scientists wondering.
Plus we look at the value of national parks to our wellbeing, and the new project to make it easier to recharge not just your mental batteries but also your electric car in remote parts of the country.
Q&A: Ask Us Anything
Dr Chris Smith is joined by a space scientist, a geologist, a psychologist and a linguist to answer some of the science questions you've been sending to the 5 Live Science team. To ask a question for a future edition, email [email protected]
What can the Earth tell us about itself?
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team present the latest science news, analysis and breakthroughs. In today’s programme we look at how taking a daily brisk walk could take 25% off your mortality rate. The northern - and southern - lights and why they’ve been so pronounced of late? And have scientists discovered the world’s first Roman sex toy?
Plus we look at the science of tectonics and ask, what can the Earth tell us about itself?
Male Pill, Invisible Shrimp, & Fusion Power in Future?
Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team present the latest science news, analysis and breakthroughs. This week: the likelihood of commercial fusion power by 2040, male contraceptive pills, how shrimp use a trick of the light to disappear, and when our European ancestors first armed themselves with bows and arrows
Gene therapy, the world's biggest penguin, and the threat from bird flu
We explore how the gene therapy worked to save the life of 19 month old MLD victim Teddi Shaw, hear about a new system to make seeds sow themselves, meet the world's biggest fossil penguin, and size up the threat from bird flu...