Science & Medicine
The Naked Scientists have joined forces with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the Pan Africa Chemistry Network and Channel Africa to produce a special thirty minute weekly edition of the Naked Scientists for broadcast across Africa and the rest of the world.
All in the Mind
28 min 20 Jun New brain cells and depression; Yoga in prisons; Insiders' Guide; Preferring our own ideas
All in the Mind examines how we think and behave. It’s presented by psychologist Claudia Hammond. She investigates the latest techniques being used by mental health practitioners, speaks to people with psychological issues and uncovers all the most recent research from the world of the mind. Every year there are 2 series of 8 episodes of All in the Mind, in the spring and autumn. Each programme is 28 minutes long.
Ask The Naked Scientists SA
Why scratch your head if you don't know the answer? What about the Earth made the dinosaurs so big? Why does the Universe spin? Is the Sun seem brighter in the morning than the evening? Are autistic people particularly at home with computers? Why do effervescent tablets fizz only in water? Why do Parkinson's patients sleepwalk without difficulty? Plus, news of a decoy molecule that can treat dwarfism and what earwax has revealed about blue whales...
Crime Fighters: Drugs to Cure, Drugs to Kill
Three detectives, Kalumba, Salamisha and Chokbank, investigate after Peter's drug overdose. Was the cause of his death as obvious as it seems? Listen to this exciting series to find out... Peter, the son of a rich and influential family, dies from a drug overdose. When the autopsy reveals that he did not commit suicide but was poisoned, the three detectives Kalumba, Salamisha and Chokbank start their investigations and are drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue, greed and violence. To find Pete's murderer, they must descend into the world of counterfeit drugs where unscrupulous profiteers exploit the sick and desperate. Counterfeit medicine is sold cheaply and people are unaware of the threat it poses to their health. Several leads take the detectives to a famous doctor, a traditional healer, a pharmacist and all the way to the minister of health. As the investigation progresses, the detectives’ lives are threatened more than once. In the end, they are able to determine the extent of Peter's involvement with this dirty business and why he had to die.
Life’s Toolkit — Melissa
Life's Toolkit is a radio program that airs every Tuesday at 09:45 on West Coast FM. The host is Swakopmund based psychological counsellor Melissa. She discusses a variety of topics and in every session, gives you a few tips on how to improve your life skills during times of adversity. Topics range from personal development issues like assertiveness to social issues like domestic violence and drug abuse .
NASACast combines the content of all the NASACast subject area podcasts into a single omnibus podcast. Here you'll find the latest news and features on NASA's missions as well as the popular "This Week @NASA" newsreel.
Where did the Nazca Lines come from? Who built Stonehenge, and what secrets lie concealed within Egypt's pyramids? To find out, join the Naked Archaeologists as they undress the past...