Nature Podcast: 30 March 201729 Mar 2017
This week, mapping sound in the brain, dwindling groundwater, and giving common iron uncommon properties.
Backchat: March 201723 Mar 2017
Nature Podcast: 23 March 201722 Mar 2017
Nature Podcast: 16 March 201715 Mar 2017
REBROADCAST: Nature PastCast - March 191810 Mar 2017
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.
Nature Podcast: 9 March 20179 Mar 2017
This week, the earliest known life, Neanderthal self-medication, and data storage in a single atom.
Nature Podcast: 2 March 20171 Mar 2017
This week, a migration special: a researcher seeks refuge; smart borders; and climate migration.
Backchat: February 20171 Mar 2017
AI generated images, reporting with reluctant sources and space missions with out an end game.
Nature Extra: Futures February 201727 Feb 2017
Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Shamini Bundell and Richard Hodson read you their favourite from February, 'Fermi's zookeepers' by David Gullen.
Nature Podcast: 23 February 201722 Feb 2017
This week, highlights from AAAS, the new epigenetics, and a new way to conduct biomedical research
Nature Podcast: 16 February 201715 Feb 2017
This week, Winston Churchill’s thoughts on alien life, how cells build walls, and paradoxical materials.
REBROADCAST: Nature PastCast - February 192510 Feb 2017
Paleontologist Raymond Dart had newly arrived in South Africa when he came across a fossil that would change his life and his science. It was the face, jaw and brain cast of an extinct primate – not quite ape and not quite human. The paleontology community shunned the find, and proving that the creature was a human relative took decades. [Originally aired 26/02/2014]
Nature Podcast: 9 February 20178 Feb 2017
This week, free-floating DNA in cancers, an ancient relative of molluscs and can the Arctic’s ice be regrown?
Nature Podcast: 2 February 20171 Feb 2017
Bird beaks show how evolution shifts gear, getting to Proxima b, and have physicists made metallic hydrogen?
Nature Extra: Futures January 201731 Jan 2017
Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Shamini Bundell reads you their favourite from January, 'The last robot' by S. L. Huang.
Backchat: January 201727 Jan 2017
Moonshots, frameworks, catapults – how best to name your science project? Plus, the implications for science of Trump’s first days in office, and the perils of trying to reproduce others’ work.
Nature Podcast: 26 January 201725 Jan 2017
This week, outer space law, predictive policing and enhancing the wisdom of the crowds.
Nature Podcast: 19 January 201718 Jan 2017
This week, communication between viruses, reproducing cancer studies, and explaining ‘fairy circles’.
REBROADCAST: Nature PastCast - January 189613 Jan 2017
Physics in the late nineteenth century was increasingly concerned with things that couldn't be seen. From these invisible realms shot x-rays, discovered by accident by the German scientist William Röntgen.
Nature Podcast: 12 January 201711 Jan 2017
This week, ridding New Zealand of rats, making choices in the grocery store, and what to expect in 2017.
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