Nature Extra: Futures June 201507/02/15
Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Geoff Marsh reads you his favourite from June, Heart worm, by J. J. Roth
Nature Podcast: 2 July 2015
This week, lizards change sex in the heat, a complex eye in a single celled creature, and teaching robots to be ethical
Nature Podcast: 24 June 2015
This week, Antarctica’s surprising biodiversity, trends in heatwaves and coldsnaps, and a new way to diagnose cancer early
Nature Extra: Backchat June 2015
Three of Nature’s biggest paleontology fans sink their teeth into Jurassic World, which premiered this month. The team also discuss the importance of ‘dinomenclature’: why species names matter and how they are devised. Plus, DNA from an ancient human...
Nature Podcast: 18 June 2015
This week, positive memories help fight depression, plant intelligence and measuring the mass of exoplanets
Nature Podcast: 11 June 2015
This week, the US military’s biology arm, a clutch of Bronze Age genomes, and protection from a deadly disease in a community in Papua New Guinea
Nature Podcast: 4 June 2015
This week, how the immune system deals with the brain, the latest in gene editing, and the mystery of Greenland’s disappearing lakes.
Nature Extra: Backchat May 2015
Robots that can recover from injury by themselves, naughty scientists faking or baking their data, and the weirdest places to look for much-needed new antibiotics.
Nature Extra: Futures May 2015
Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Geoff Marsh reads you his favourite story from May, Tempus omnia revelat, by Tian Li.
Nature Podcast: 28 May 2015
This week, the ethics of killer robots, laser weapons become a reality, and the subtleties of temperature.
Audiofile: In search of lost sound
Are the sounds of the past lost forever? In the 1960s, an American engineer proposed that sound could be recorded into clay pots and paintings as they were created. This episode explores the science behind resurrecting the sounds of the past.
Nature Podcast: 21 May 2015
The oldest stone tools yet found, making opiates from yeast and sugar, and the perks of sex… for beetles.
Nature Podcast: 14 May 2015
This week, the latest result from the Large Hadron Collider, a memoir from neurologist and adventurer Oliver Sacks, and India’s scientific landscape.
Nature Podcast: 7 May 2015
This week, brain-inspired computers, scientists soldiering on past retirement age, and the origins of complex cells deduced from deep-sea samples.
Nature Extra: Futures
Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Kerri Smith reads you her favourite from April, Bread of life, by Beth Cato.
Nature Podcast: 30 April 2015
This week, a tiny bat-like dinosaur, a competitor for graphene, and the best new science books this spring.
Audiofile: Real life Dr Dolittles
Will we ever be able to talk to animals? In this episode, Geoff Marsh meets a variety of researchers and animals who persevere at the communication barrier in the name of science.
Nature Podcast: 23 April 2015
This week, a new treatment for Ebola, the making of the Tibetan plateau, and could bees be addicted to pesticides?
Nature: Backchat April 2015
The periodic table’s fuzzy edges, the nuances of reporting on animal research, and Richard gets charged up about some overhyped coverage of a new battery.
Nature Podcast: 16 April 2015
This week, how oxytocin affects the brain, self- experimentation in science, and the wedding rings that went to Hubble.
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