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 32m. Bisher sind 506 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 10 days 13 hours 52 minutes


Superconductivity gets heated

A high pressure experiment reveals the world’s first room-temperature superconductor, and a method to target ecosystem restoration.


 2020-10-14  39m

Audio long-read: What animals really think

Researchers are aligning data on animal neuronal activity with behavioural information recorded on millisecond timescales, to uncover the signatures of internal brain states associated with things like moods and motivation. This is an audio version o...


 2020-10-09  18m

Trump vs. Biden: what's at stake for science?

A conversation about the US election and the possible fallout for science, and are maternal behaviours learned or innate?


 2020-10-07  43m

Greenland's ice will melt faster than any time in the past 12,000 years

How current and future ice loss in Greenland compares to the past, and using graphene to make ultra-sensitive radiation detectors.


 2020-09-30  35m

After decades of trying, scientists coax plastic particles into a diamond-like structure

Coaxing tiny colloid particles into a diamond structure, and manipulating cell death and homeostasis in neurodegenerative disease.


 2020-09-23  37m

Genes chart Vikings' spread across Europe

Mapping the migration of the Vikings, and the world’s smallest ultrasound device.


 2020-09-16  35m

A new way to cool computer chips - from within

Keeping electronics from overheating, and how to include minority populations in genetic analyses.


 2020-09-09  39m

Revealed: A clearer view of how general anaesthetics actually work

Engineering yeast to produce medicines, and the mechanism of anaesthetic action.


 2020-09-02  35m

The challenge of reproducing results from ten-year-old code

Protecting delicate quantum bits, and a competition to replicate findings from ancient computer code. In this episode: 01:04 Quantum computers vs ionizing radiation The quantum bits, or ‘qubits’, central to the operation of quantum computers are no...


 2020-08-26  34m

3D-printing some of the world's lightest materials

A new way to produce aerogels opens up their use, and understanding how sulfur can change state between two liquids. In this episode: 01:05 Printing aerogels Aerogels are materials with impressive insulating properties, but they’re difficult to handl...


 2020-08-19  37m