Nature Podcast

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 featuring highlighted content from the week's edition of Nature including interviews with the people behind the science, and in-depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering science around the world. For complete access to the original papers featured in the Nature Podcast, subscribe to Nature.

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      18 January 2018: Climate sensitivity, and the fetal microbiome


      This week, pinning down the climate's carbon dioxide sensitivity, and the battle over babies' first bacteria.

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      10 January 2018: Conflict conservation, and the shape of a memory


      This week, tabletop physics, what a memory looks like, and conflict's toll on wildlife.

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      42m
       

      Backchat December 2017: Trump, physics, and uncited papers


      Backchat’s back, with discussions of Donald Trump, papers with zero citations, and the perils of writing about physics.

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      34m
       2017-12-22

      21 December 2017: Earth AI, a news quiz, and sci-fi


      This week, our end of year special, featuring Earth science AI, a news story quiz, and science fiction in the modern era.

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      47m
       2017-12-20

      14 December 2017: Volcanoes, viruses & electric eels


      This week, electric eel inspired batteries, virus inspired protein shells, and modelling magma viscosity.

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      40m
       2017-12-13

      7 December 2017: Exoplanet geology & duck-like dinosaurs


      This week, exoplanet geology and a dual-terrain, duck-like dinosaur.

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      33m
       2017-12-06

      30 November 2017: Unnatural DNA & worm mothers


      This week, reading unnatural DNA, and young worm mothers explain a wriggly riddle.

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      33m
       2017-11-29

      23 November 2017: Sleep deprivation & radioactive lightning


      This week, lightning gamma rays, the Internet that wasn’t, and the science of sleep deprivation.

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      35m
       2017-11-22

      16 November 2017: Ancient inequality & bacterial communication


      This week, a bacterial communication system, and ancient houses illuminate inequality.

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      33m
       2017-11-15

      9 November 2017: Axolotls & treating a genetic skin condition


      This week, a potential stem cell treatment for a genetic skin condition, and the disappearing axolotl.

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      32m
       2017-11-08