This week, restoring function in dead pig brains, spring science books, and the structure of lightning.
If you have any questions about the partly-revived brains study, then the reporters at Nature are keen to answer them. You can submit them at the bottom of the article, here: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01216-4
This week, researchers released the first image of a black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy. In this special News Chat, Nature reporter Davide Castelvecchi, who was at a press conference in Brussels where the image was announced, tells Benjamin Thompson about the image and what scientists are saying about it.
This week, a new mouse model for heart failure and characterising energy fluctuations in empty space.
This week, why MDMA could make social interactions more rewarding, and how your skin keeps itself youthful.
In this month’s roundtable, our reporters discuss calls to pause heritable genome-editing research, and how science journalism has changed in the past 20 years.
This week, how humans are affecting Kilimanjaro's ecosystems, differences in pain based on biological sex, and refrigerating with crystals.
This week, a plan to spray antibiotics onto orange trees, and is it time to retire statistical significance?
REBROADCAST: Nature Pastcast March 191815 Mar 2019
This year, Nature celebrates its 150th birthday. To mark this anniversary we’re rebroadcasting episodes from our Pastcast series, bringing to life key moments in the history of science.
As the First World War draws to an end, astronomer Arthur Eddington sets out on a challenging mission: to prove Einstein’s new theory of general relativity by measuring a total eclipse. The experiment became a defining example of how science should be done.
This episode was first broadcast in March 2014.
Instead of a regular edition of the Nature Podcast, this week we’ve got an extended News Chat between Benjamin Thompson and Amy Maxmen. They discuss the ongoing Ebola outbreak in DRC, an injectable treatment for HIV, and how the proposed US 2020 budget could affect science.
This week, wetlands' ability to store carbon, mobile health, and the story of Mileva Marić.
This week, the parenting strategies of a tropical cuckoo, increasing the number of topological materials, and growing cannabinoids in yeast.
This week, mapping every cell in a mouse embryo and the benefits of cataloguing all the viruses on Earth.
This week, the links between atherosclerosis and sleep-deprivation, and how team size affects research outputs.
This week, virtual drug discovery, and a new addition to the CRISPR toolkit.
This week, the female chemists who helped build the periodic table, and harnessing the extra energy in Wi-Fi signals.
This week, the effects of recessions on public health, and simulating supermassive black holes.
This week, investigating introns’ roles, and reanimating a fossil.
Nick Sireau’s sons have a rare genetic disease called alkaptonuria, which can lead to body tissues becoming brittle, causing life long health issues.
In this Podcast Extra, Geoff Marsh speaks to Nick and to the physician Dr Lakshminarayan Ranganath about their search for a treatment for alkaptonuria.
This week, detecting intergalactic radio bursts, and seeing what’s in store for science in 2019.
In this special round-up episode of the Nature Podcast, a few of our regular reporters choose their favourite podcast piece of 2018, and explain why they enjoyed making it.
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