Nature Podcast

The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and provide in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors. For complete access to the original papers featured in the Nature Podcast, subscribe to Nature.

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 11 hours 33 minutes

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How to help feed the world with 'Blue Foods'


How aquatic foods could help tackle world hunger, and how Australian wildfires spurred phytoplankton growth in the Southern Ocean.


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The billion years missing from Earth’s history


A new theory to explain missing geological time, the end of leaded petrol, and the ancient humans of Arabia.


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   13m
 
 

Dead trees play an under-appreciated role in climate change


How insects help release carbon stored in forests, and the upcoming biodiversity summit COP 15.


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   29m
 
 

Audio long-read: why sports concussions are worse for women


As women’s soccer, rugby and other sports gain in popularity a growing body of evidence suggests that female athletes are at a greater risk of traumatic brain injury than men - what's more they tend to fare worse after a concussion and take longer...


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Coronapod: How Delta is changing the game


Delta has quickly become the dominant COVID variant in many countries across the world, in this episode we ask why. Over the past few weeks, a slew of studies have started to shed more light on how the Delta variant differs from its cousins and even th...


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What’s the isiZulu for dinosaur? How science neglected African languages


A team is creating bespoke words for scientific terms in African languages, and the sustainability of the electric car boom.


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   32m
 
 

Coronapod: COVID boosters amidst global vaccine inequity


Several wealthy nations have announced plans to give third vaccine doses in a bid to help increase the protection of their most vulnerable citizens - but the science is not clear on whether this strategy will be effective or indeed necessary. Meanwhile...


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 2021-08-14  18m
 
 

The brain cells that help animals navigate in 3D


Researchers uncover how grid cells fire in a 3D space to help bats navigate, and a fabric that switches between being stiff and flexible.


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 2021-08-11  25m
 
 

Coronapod: Ivermectin, what the science says


Ivermectin is a cheap, widely available, anti-parasitic drug that has been proposed by many as a possible treatment for COVID-19. Dozens of trials have been started, but results have been far from clear, with inconsistent results further confused by hi...


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 2021-08-06  12m
 
 

Flood risk rises as people surge into vulnerable regions


Satellite imaging has shown population increases are 10x higher in flood prone areas, and a new way to introduce fairness into a democratic process.


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 2021-08-04  31m