Dr Chris Smith

Dr Chris Smith

Can science bring back extinct species?

This week it's time to join another local school to answer their burning science questions...

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Sepsis: From Infection To AI

In recognition of World Sepsis Day on the 13th, we're unpicking the science of this dangerous...

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Sepsis: From Infection To AI

In recognition of World Sepsis Day on the 13th, we're unpicking the science of this dangerous...

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What happens to light's lost energy?

Listener Mark was curious to know: "Since the Universe is expanding, and light coming across it...

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How does a water softener work?

What causes r-rolling difficulties otherwise known as rhotacism? Also, why do we have to stay...

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Long COVID in children: what we know so far

Quite soon after the pandemic first struck a significant number of people began to complain of...

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Long COVID in children: what we know so far

Quite soon after the pandemic first struck a significant number of people began to complain of...

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COVID Immunity: The Road Ahead

This week, we are boosting our knowledge on what "immunity" against COVID-19 really means and...

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COVID Immunity: The Road Ahead

This week, we are boosting our knowledge on what "immunity" against COVID-19 really means and...

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How long before the food I eat becomes 'me'?

Listener Martin wanted to know: "How long does it take the food I eat to become part of me?" Eva...

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Why does heat wipe out a magnet?

This week we ask whether we're about to start spoiling other planets with our space forays, if...

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Capturing Carbon: Beyond Woodland

This week we're taking a deep dive into the world of carbon sequestration and how we can use...

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Capturing Carbon: Beyond Woodland

This week we're taking a deep dive into the world of carbon sequestration and how we can use...

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Can two light rays collide?

Is there such a thing as a true circle? Can two light rays collide with one another? What makes...

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Q&A: Foxes, Physics, and Fluffy Insects

It's Q and A time! Can animals really sense impending dangers like storms and earthquakes? What...

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Q&A: Foxes, Physics, and Fluffy Insects

It's Q and A time! Can animals really sense impending dangers like storms and earthquakes? What...

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In computing, how does the cloud work?

Why do I shiver when I wee? How does carbon dating work? What can I not tickle myself - is that...

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Long COVID: What we now know

This week, long COVID: we're 18 months into the pandemic and there are thousands of people with...

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Long COVID: What we now know

This week, long COVID: we're 18 months into the pandemic and there are thousands of people with...

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What proportion of the brain stores memory?

Dave got in touch with The Naked Scientists to ask, "How much of the brain is memory?" This week...

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