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.
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3 April: This week, using the immune system to attack cancer, mapping the prenatal brain, and fifty years on from the discovery of an ancient human species. Plus, our favourite entries to Nature’s snappy sci-fi story competition, MicroFutures.
Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Now its sister title Nature Physics has followed suit, publishing a sci-fi story each month. Kerri Smith reads you this month’s tale, The stuff we don’t do, by Marissa Lingen.
20 March: This week, how a mother’s vitamin A deficiency impacts her baby’s immunity, why scientists are improvising, a new brain implant listens as well as talks to the brain, and the beginning of the Universe.