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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 25m. Bisher sind 564 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 5 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 9 days 7 hours 58 minutes


Audio long-read: How COVID exposed flaws in evidence-based medicine

This is an audio version of our feature: How COVID broke the evidence pipeline


 2021-06-28  22m

Coronapod: should you have a COVID vaccine when breastfeeding?

Early vaccine trials did not include pregnant or breastfeeding people which left some people asking whether COVID vaccines are safe and effective for those who are breastfeeding. The latest data suggests that they are and in this episode of Co...


 2021-06-25  11m

Quantum compass might help birds 'see' magnetic fields

Researchers isolate the protein thought to allow birds to sense magnetic fields, and astronomers pinpoint the stars that could view Earth as an exoplanet.


 2021-06-23  27m

CureVac disappoints in COVID vaccine trial

After a slew of wildly successful vaccine trials, this week marked a more underwhelming result. The third mRNA vaccine to complete phase three trials, developed by CureVac, is just 47% effective at staving off disease according to preliminary data. Thi...


 2021-06-18  13m

Communities, COVID and credit: the state of science collaborations

The pros and pitfalls of collaboration, with insights from researchers and beyond.


 2021-06-16  30m

Coronapod: Counting the cost of long COVID

The global burden of COVID-19 has predominantly been measured using metrics like case numbers, hospitalisations and deaths. But the long term health impacts are more difficult to capture. In this episode of Coronapod we discuss one way that public heal...


 2021-06-12  10m

Google AI beats humans at designing computer chips

An AI that designs computer chips in hours, and zooming in on DNA’s complex 3D structures. In this episode: 00:46 An AI computer microchip designer Working out where to place the billions of components that a modern computer chip needs can take hum...


 2021-06-09  25m

Coronapod: Uncertainty and the COVID 'lab-leak' theory

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been allegations that SARS-CoV-2 could have originated in a Chinese lab. A phase one WHO investigation concluded that a 'lab-leak' was "extremely unlikely" and yet, the theory has seen...


 2021-06-04  16m

On the origin of numbers

The cross-discipline effort to work our how ancient humans learned to count.


 2021-06-02  18m

New hope for vaccine against a devastating livestock disease

A vaccine candidate for a neglected tropical disease, and calls to extend the 14-day limit on embryo research.


 2021-05-26  20m