Nature Podcast: 30 July 201507/29/15
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.
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.
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