Science and culture audios

Alice Waters: My life in five dishes

Alice Waters is one of America’s most influential chefs and food writers. In the 1970s she led a food...

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COVID vaccine efficacy rates and the origins of the coronavirus pandemic

Dr Chris Smith and the Naked Scientist team ask if reopening schools in March safe for pupils and teachers, what the...

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Goat

'GOAT' is used to talk about things or people that we think are the best.

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SC EP:735 ARK! ARK! Who Goes There

Jeff writes “Wes, I had an encounter back in 1989, I was 15 yrs old in MI. Left Detroit when I was 10 in 1984...

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Cat Jarman: River Kings

My guest on this week’s Book Club is the bioarchaeologist Cat Jarman, whose fascinating new book River Kings...

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AA: Covid Vaccines & Schools

Your say on the issues discussed on Any Questions? Presented by Anita Anand.

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The Moth Radio Hour: Women in the World

A special episode featuring stories from women around the world. Resilient children, computer crashes, swimming...

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Mirror, Mirror: Kujegi Camara & Nyla Gilstrap

In this special Black History Month Episode, two stories about self-image and what "beauty" means. This episode is...

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Weirdhouse Cinema: Santo in the Treasure of Dracula

In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe dive into one of Mexican luchador El Santo's various horror cinema...

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131. Podlingual

In their podcasts Mija and Moonface, Lory Martinez and James Kim create autobiographical fiction in multiple...

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Introducing: Black Cowboys

Zaron Burnett’s dad didn’t want slavery to be his son’s only image of Black people in American...

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812 - Kibosh. Sidekicks. Misolation.

The origin of "kibosh" is a long-standing mystery in the English language. Yiddish? A whip? Clog-makers...

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News in Slow French #522- Best French Program for Intermediate Learners

Dans la première partie de notre émission, nous discuterons de certaines des nouvelles qui ont fait les gros titres...

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Coronapod: Google-backed database could help answer big COVID questions

A repository with millions of data points will track immunity and variant spread. To answer the big questions in...

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What might aliens look like?

This month on Naked Astronomy, we're waxing lyrical about aliens. What might they look like? Can we apply the...

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Sourdough love stories

A spongy collection of flour, water, wild yeasts and bacteria may seem an unlikely object of affection, but some...

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Oscar winner Gareth Ellis-Unwin on his local riverside route in Berkshire BBC Radio 4
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Oscar winner Gareth Ellis-Unwin on his local riverside route in Berkshire

The Oscar winning producer of The King’s Speech, Gareth Ellis-Unwin, takes Clare on one of his regular rambles...

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Mixing vaccines, capturing the 99th element, and the sex lives of crickets

Chris Berrow from the Naked Scientists round up the latest science news.

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Slap-bang

Learn a phrase to describe an exact position.

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Reverberate: episode 1 of our new series

The Guardian has launched a new series called Reverberate that we think you’ll like. Each week, Chris Michael...

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SC EP:732 Physical Effects And Symptoms

I will be inviting Ken to the show and he had an encounter in 1962 in Montana while hunting. Ken said “I...

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Shalom Auslander: Mother for Dinner

In this week’s Book Club podcast I am joined by one of the funniest writers working today. Shalom...

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Searching for signs of past life on Mars with NASA’s Perseverance rover

February 2021 is an exciting month for Mars exploration, with three separate missions arriving at the red planet. In...

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Right Here, Right Now: Julie Baker & Meg Lavery

This week, two stories about moments of reckoning. This episode is hosted by Jon Goode. Recording support from...

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