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 the Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and provide in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 25m. Bisher sind 789 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 5 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 12 days 21 hours

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The 'ghost roads' driving tropical deforestation


Researchers find that a huge number of roads that don’t appear on official maps, and the protein that could determine whether someone is left-handed.


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Audio long read: Why are so many young people getting cancer? What the data say


Researchers are scrambling to explain why rates of multiple cancers are increasing among adults under the age of 50.


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How climate change is affecting global timekeeping


Melting polar-ice could delay major time adjustment, and the strange connection between brain inflammation and memory.


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AI hears hidden X factor in Zebra finch love songs


Machine learning detects song differences too subtle for humans to hear, and physicists harness the computing power of the strange skyrmion.


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Killer whales have menopause. Now scientists think they know why


Data suggests menopause evolved to enable older female whales to help younger generations survive, and how researchers made a cellular map of the developing human heart.


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 March 13, 2024  27m
 
 

These tiny fish combine electric pulses to probe the environment


Elephantnose fish share electric pulses to extend their senses, and the bumblebees that show a uniquely human trait.


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 March 6, 2024  36m
 
 

Could this one-time ‘epigenetic’ treatment control cholesterol?


Regulating gene expression lowers blood cholesterol in mice, and how the Universe’s cosmic fog was lifted.


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 February 28, 2024  26m
 
 

Audio long read: Chimpanzees are dying from our colds — these scientists are trying to save them


Endangered apes are increasingly being put at risk by human diseases.


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 February 26, 2024  24m
 
 

How whales sing without drowning, an anatomical mystery solved


Baleen whales sing using a modified larynx, but this leaves them them unable to escape human noise


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 February 23, 2024  14m