The Naked Scientists

The Naked Scientists


Based at Cambridge University, we make science radio programmes for the BBC and other broadcasters and host a website and podcast.

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Gram-negative bacteria - like E. coli - are especially good at resisting antibiotics. But @SmittenKirsty  and her colleagues at @sheffielduni  are hitting them with something new - a compound based on the heavy metal ruthenium. How does it work?

🚨 JOB OPPORTUNITY! 🚨 We're looking for an enthusiastic, organised and creative person to join the team. If you're eager to work in #science  broadcasting, podcasting and online media, then this is for you! #RadioJobs  #scicomm  👇 Closes 14/03/19 👇

"In space no one can hear you scream" goes the tagline. We're going to test that. We're sending a helium balloon to edge of space - to play *your* screams, and record them again on a separate microphone. Send us your screams! Email a recording to chri @nakedscientists .com

Elementary, my dear! Tomorrow we're celebrating 150 years of a chemist's best friend.... The periodic table! Join us from 6pm GMT on .

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Antibiotic resistance is a major health threat. And some types of resistant bacteria are spreading through hospitals. @sophia_david3  from @TheCGPS  has been tracking how these bacteria spread by looking at their DNA... #AntibioticResistance  #bacteria 

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Twitter community: we're looking for a zoologist who knows about dogs or dog fur. Any recommendations? #zoology 

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