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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Coronapod: The rise of RNA vaccines

Benjamin Thompson, Noah Baker and Elie Dolgin discuss RNA vaccines



The mysterious extinction of the dire wolf

DNA clues point to how dire wolves went extinct, and a round-up of the main impacts of Brexit on science. In this episode: 00:45 Dire wolf DNA Dire wolves were huge predators that commonly roamed across North America before disappearing around 13,000...



Audio long-read: Controlling COVID with science - Iceland's story

Lessons from Iceland, which utilised huge scientific resources to contain COVID-19.



Our podcast highlights of 2020

The Nature Podcast team select some of their favourite stories from the past 12 months.



Coronapod: The big COVID research papers of 2020

Benjamin Thompson, Noah Baker and Traci Watson discuss some of 2020's most significant coronavirus research papers. In the final Coronapod of 2020, we dive into the scientific literature to reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic. Researchers have disc...


 2020-12-17  25m

Could you prevent a pandemic? A very 2020 video game

A video game provides players with insights into pandemic responses, and our annual festive fun.


 2020-12-16  36m

Don’t think too deeply about the origin of life – it may have started in puddles

Scientists are shifting their thinking on where life might have arisen, and a new model to tackle climate change equitably and economically.


 2020-12-09  38m

Norway's prime minister reveals plans to protect the world's oceans

Erna Solberg on fisheries, fossil fuels and the future of the oceans.


 2020-12-03  15m

Cellular ageing: turning back the clock restores vision in mice

A trio of genes may be key to making cells young again, and ultra precise measurement of a fundamental physics constant.


 2020-12-02  46m

Neutrinos give insights into the workings of the Sun’s core

Scientists have finally confirmed the existence of a CNO cycle fusion reaction in the Sun, and why women’s contraception research needs a reboot.


 2020-11-25  35m