Nature Podcast: 27 August 2015
This week, a new look at the scientific revolution, accelerating positrons on a tabletop, and squashing the unsquashable.
Nature Extra: Backchat August 2015
Japan’s nuclear restart, summer quiet descends in the newsroom, and our special guest Geoff Brumfiel compares science reporting at Nature and NPR.
Nature Podcast: 20 August 2015
This week, China’s emissions are lower than we thought, lessons from Hurricane Katrina 10 years on, and inheriting genes… sideways.
Nature Podcast: 13 August 2015
This week, making chemists’ lives easier, updating a centuries-old sunspot record, and anti-GM activists get their hands on scientists’ inboxes.
Nature Podcast: 6 August 2015
This week, lessons to learn from the Ebola epidemic, the reproductive habits of ancient organisms, and how the nuclear bomb changed the stories we tell about scientists.
Nature Podcast: 30 July 2015
This week, the ancient art of kirigami – paper cutting – applied to graphene. Plus, mini organs in dishes, and how mitochondria power our muscles.
Nature Extra: Futures July 2015
Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Shamini Bundell reads you her favourite from July, Outpatient, by Dan Stout
Nature Extra: Backchat July 2015
Pluto in pictures, ways to revamp science teaching, NASA’s underwater space-training mission, and listening for aliens.
Nature Podcast: 23 July 2015
This week, eyedrops could replace surgery for cataracts, the twists and turns of RNA, and a strain of rice that could feed more people and ease climate change.
Nature Podcast: 16 July 2015
This week, organic molecules in space, treating traumatic brain injury, and training schoolchildren to think like scientists.
Podcast Extra - A Beautiful Question
Is our universe beautiful? Do the fundamental laws that describe nature appeal to our aesthetic tastes? In this Podcast Extra, Frank Wilczek – theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate - discusses his latest book, which tackles this beautiful question.
Nature Podcast: 9 July 2015
This week, the geologists on quake alert, stopping HIV in its tracks, and a volcano that wreaked havoc on the climate 1500 years ago.
Nature Extra: Futures June 2015
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.
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