Nature Podcast

Nature Podcast

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Nature is a weekly international journal publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of science. The Nature Podcast is a free weekly audio show highlighting content from each issue, and interviews with the scientists behind the research.

Episodes

Backchat: June 2017  

Our reporters and editors respond to the UK election. Plus, the tangled taxonomy of our species, and why physicists love to hate the standard model.

Nature Podcast: 15 June 2017  

This week, treating infection without antibiotics, wireless charging, and making sense of music.

Nature Podcast: 15 June 2017  

This week, treating infection without antibiotics, wireless charging, and making sense of music.   

Nature Podcast: 8 June 2017  

This week, early Homo sapiens in Morocco, mathematicians trying to stop gerrymandering, and going beyond the standard model.

Grand Challenges: Food security  

Millions around the world are chronically hungry. Three experts on agriculture discuss how to help people grow enough food, in a world of evolving technology, global markets and a changing climate. This is episode 3 of 4 in the Grand Challenges podcast series.

Nature Podcast: 1 June 2017  

This week, ‘sticky’ RNA causes disease, disorganised taxonomy, and 'intelligent crowd' peer review.

Nature Extra: Futures May 2017  

Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Shamini Bundell reads you her favourite from May, 'Life, hacked' by Krystal Claxton.

Backchat: May 2017  

This month the team are chatting scientific data, scientific papers and... religion.

Nature Podcast: 25 May 2017  

This week, E. coli with colour vision, tracing the Zika virus outbreak, and a roadmap for medical microbots.

Nature Podcast: 18 May 2017  

This week, wonky vehicle emissions tests, error-prone bots help humans, and animals that lack a microbiome.

Nature Podcast: 11 May 2017  

This week, fake antibodies scupper research, the diversity of cells in a tumour, and what happened before tectonic plates? SURVEY: https://podcastsurvey.typeform.com/to/RmZVDI

Nature Podcast: 4 May 2017  

This week, the secret life of the thalamus, how to talks about antibiotic resistance, and dangerous research. Survey link: https://podcastsurvey.typeform.com/to/RmZVDI

Grand Challenges: Ageing  

Ageing is inevitable, but that doesn't mean we're ready for it - as individuals, or as a society. A geneticist, a psychiatrist and an economist pick apart our knowledge of the ageing process and the major challenges to be solved so we can live healthily and well.

Nature Extra: Futures April 2017  

Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Shamini Bundell reads you her favourite from March, 'Cold comforts' by Graham Robert Scott.

Nature Podcast: 27 April 2017  

This week, the earliest Americans, 2D magnets, and the legacy of the Universe’s first ‘baby picture’.

Backchat: April 2017  

Science fans everywhere will take to the streets this weekend in the March for Science. Plus, biases in artificial intelligence and how scientific papers are getting harder to read.

Nature Podcast: 13 April 2017  

This week, politician scientists, human genetic ‘knockouts’ and East Antarctica’s instability.

Nature Podcast: 6 April 2017  

This week, easing the pressure on fisheries, protein structure surprises, and your reading list for 2017 so far.

Grand Challenges: Mental Health  

Mental health disorders touch rich and poor, young and old, in every country around the world. Hear three experts discuss the evidence for interventions, how to get help to the right people, and which problem, if solved, would help the most. 

Nature Extra: Futures March 2017  

Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Shamini Bundell reads you her favourite from March, 'Green boughs will cover thee' by Sarah L Byrne.

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