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The Guardian's Science Weekly

By The Guardian

The award winning Science Weekly is the best place to learn about the big discoveries and debates in biology, chemistry, physics, and sometimes even maths. From the Guardian science desk  Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin &  Nicola Davis meet the great thinkers and doers in science and technology. Science has never sounded so good! We'd love to hear what you think, so get in touch via @guardianaudio or podcasts@theguardian.com

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    Cross Section: Matt Parker - Science Weekly podcast 03/15/2019
    22:17
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    Gender data gap and a world built for men | podcast 03/08/2019
    24:54
  3. 3.
    Farewell to Nasa's Mars rover Opportunity – Science Weekly podcast 03/01/2019
    25:19
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    Do we need another massive particle collider? Science Weekly podcast 02/22/2019
    30:02
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    Cross Section: Paul Davies – Science Weekly podcast 02/15/2019
    23:26
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    Where on earth is North? - Science Weekly podcast 02/08/2019
    22:22
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    Cross Section: Jo Dunkley – Science Weekly podcast 02/01/2019
    24:08
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    Toxic legacy: what to do with Britain's nuclear waste – Science Weekly podcast 01/25/2019
    31:31
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    How do we define creativity? - Science Weekly podcast 01/18/2019
    24:55
  2. 10.
    Exploring the far side of the moon – Science Weekly podcast 01/11/2019
    25:23
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    Did a supervolcano cause the dinosaurs' demise? – Science Weekly podcast 01/04/2019
    25:46
  4. 12.
    Cross Section: Hannah Fry – Science Weekly podcast 12/28/2018
    22:44
  5. 13.
    Cross Section: Dame Jane Francis - Science Weekly podcast 12/21/2018
    23:32
  6. 14.
    Oh my: a psychological approach to awe – Science Weekly podcast 12/14/2018
    28:30
  7. 15.
    Gene-edited babies: why are scientists so appalled? – Science Weekly podcast 12/07/2018
    22:51
  8. 16.
    Cross Section: Tim Peake - Science Weekly podcast 11/30/2018
    24:46
  9. 17.
    Can we trust artificial intelligence lie detectors? – Science Weekly podcast 11/23/2018
    26:54
  10. 18.
    Treating cancer: what role could our diet play? - Science Weekly podcast 11/16/2018
    19:10
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    Cross Section: Sir Venki Ramakrishnan – Science Weekly podcast 11/09/2018
    19:40
  12. 20.
    What role should the public play in science? - Science Weekly podcast 11/02/2018
    25:24
  13. 21.
    Falling fertility: lessons learned from Botswana – Science Weekly podcast 10/26/2018
    24:05
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    Mars is barred: why we shouldn't go to the red planet – Science Weekly podcast 10/19/2018
    27:38
  15. 23.
    A step in the right direction: could implants help people walk again? – Science Weekly podcast 10/12/2018
    26:24
  16. 24.
    The weight is over: will kilograms get an upgrade? – Science Weekly podcast 10/05/2018
    25:53
  17. 25.
    Cross section: Mark Miodownik – Science Weekly podcast 09/28/2018
    34:14
  18. 26.
    Opioid addiction: can the UK curb the looming crisis? – Science Weekly podcast 09/21/2018
    25:32
  19. 27.
    Are fungi the secret to a sweet sounding violin? – Science Weekly podcast 09/14/2018
    27:04
  20. 28.
    Could a new force of nature reveal the universe's dark side? – Science Weekly podcast 09/07/2018
    22:28
  21. 29.
    Conservation: there will (not) be blood - Science Weekly podcast 08/31/2018
    21:10
  22. 30.
    Huntington's disease: the price paid for our big brains? – Science Weekly podcast 08/24/2018
    27:18
  23. 31.
    Heatwaves: the next silent killer? - Science Weekly podcast 08/17/2018
    21:12
  24. 32.
    Biomimicry: Does nature do it better? – podcast 08/10/2018
    24:57
  25. 33.
    Tricky taxonomy: the problems with naming new species – Science Weekly podcast 08/03/2018
    24:23
  26. 34.
    In vitro fertilisation: 40 years on – Science Weekly podcast 07/27/2018
    27:13
  27. 35.
    The dark side of happiness – Science Weekly podcast 07/20/2018
    28:38
  28. 36.
    From Ebola to Nipah: are we ready for the next epidemic? – Science Weekly podcast 07/13/2018
    27:25
  29. 37.
    Did dinosaurs stop to smell the flowers? – Science Weekly podcast 07/06/2018
    29:49
  30. 38.
    Slice of PIE: a linguistic common ancestor – Science Weekly podcast 06/29/2018
    29:41
  31. 39.
    Gene-edited pigs: can we engineer immunity? – Science Weekly podcast 06/22/2018
    24:23
  32. 40.
    Soundscape ecology with Bernie Krause – Science Weekly podcast 06/15/2018
    27:02
  33. 41.
    The psychological effects of inequality – Science Weekly podcast 06/08/2018
    28:09
  34. 42.
    Finding a voice: why we sound unique – Science Weekly podcast 06/01/2018
    26:29
  35. 43.
    Radiophobia: why do we fear nuclear power? – Science Weekly podcast 05/25/2018
    25:46
  36. 44.
    Why is asbestos still killing people? – Science Weekly podcast 05/18/2018
    25:36
  37. 45.
    Growing brains in labs – Science Weekly podcast 05/11/2018
    30:40
  38. 46.
    Cross Section: Carlo Rovelli – Science Weekly podcast 05/04/2018
    34:38
  39. 47.
    The curious case of the dodo – Science Weekly podcast 04/27/2018
    29:22
  40. 48.
    The science behind why we fight – Science Weekly podcast 04/20/2018
    28:51
  41. 49.
    Alternative medicine and its sceptics – Science Weekly podcast 04/13/2018
    30:36
  42. 50.
    A Neuroscientist Explains: how we read words - podcast 04/09/2018
    38:50
  43. 51.
    What our teeth tell us about our evolutionary past – Science Weekly podcast 04/06/2018
    28:19
  44. 52.
    A Neuroscientist Explains: where perception ends and hallucination begins - podcast 04/02/2018
    37:43
  45. 53.
    The trouble with science - Science Weekly podcast 03/30/2018
    26:45
  46. 54.
    Inside the secret life of the teenage brain – Science Weekly podcast 03/23/2018
    29:59
  47. 55.
    A Neuroscientist Explains: how whooping increases your enjoyment – podcast 03/23/2018
    28:27
  48. 56.
    A Neuroscientist Explains: psychology's replication crisis – podcast trailer 03/20/2018
    1:07
  49. 57.
    What do the chemical signatures of deadly nerve agents tell us about their origins? – Science Weekly podcast 03/16/2018
    27:08
  50. 58.
    A Neuroscientist Explains: the origins of social behaviour – podcast trailer 03/15/2018
    1:11
  51. 59.
    Is it possible to enhance and rewire the adult brain? – Science Weekly podcast 03/09/2018
    28:38
  52. 60.
    A Neuroscientist Explains: is the internet addictive? – podcast 03/05/2018
    35:48
  53. 61.
    Cross Section: Steven Pinker – Science Weekly podcast 03/02/2018
    37:40
  54. 62.
    A Neuroscientist Explains: season two trailer – podcast 02/27/2018
    1:18
  55. 63.
    What happened to US diplomats in Cuba? – Science Weekly podcast 02/23/2018
    27:05
  56. 64.
    E-cigarettes and the burning issues around vaping - Science Weekly podcast 02/16/2018
    31:02
  57. 65.
    Culture and the mind: a new theory of human intelligence – Science Weekly podcast 02/07/2018
    40:34
  58. 66.
    Why is the flu so bad this year? - Science Weekly podcast 02/01/2018
    32:59
  59. 67.
    Questioning AI: does artificial intelligence need an off switch? - Science Weekly podcast 01/24/2018
    40:58
  60. 68.
    Questioning AI: what can scientists learn from artificial intelligence? – Science Weekly podcast 01/17/2018
    33:21
  61. 69.
    Questioning AI: what kind of intelligence will we create? – Science Weekly podcast 01/10/2018
    38:14
  62. 70.
    Questioning AI: what are the key research challenges? – Science Weekly podcast 01/04/2018
    35:24
  63. 71.
    Frankenpod 200: celebrating Mary Shelley’s masterpiece - Science Weekly podcast 12/27/2017
    34:27
  64. 72.
    DIY Crispr: biohacking your own genome – Science Weekly podcast 12/20/2017
    33:26
  65. 73.
    Poles apart: how do we save society? - Science Weekly podcast 12/13/2017
    32:00
  66. 74.
    Fighting infection: from Joseph Lister to superbugs - Science Weekly podcast 12/06/2017
    34:49
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    Cross Section: Sophie Scott - Science Weekly Podcast 11/29/2017
    31:37
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    Healthy body, healthy mind: a new approach for mental disorders - Science Weekly podcast 11/22/2017
    28:08
  69. 77.
    Tomorrow's technology: from asteroid mining to programmable matter – Science Weekly podcast 11/15/2017
    30:42
  70. 78.
    Running smart: the science of completing a marathon – Science Weekly podcast 11/08/2017
    31:31
  71. 79.
    How does socioeconomic position affect our health? - Science Weekly podcast 11/01/2017
    28:15
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    Science, comedy, and society: Brian Cox and Robin Ince answer your questions – podcast 10/25/2017
    32:55
  73. 81.
    Decisions, decisions: the neuroscience of how we choose – Science Weekly podcast 10/18/2017
    26:47
  74. 82.
    The Party: how can gender affect autism spectrum disorders? – Science Weekly podcast 10/12/2017
    24:22
  75. 83.
    From zero to infinity: a brief history of counting – Science Weekly podcast 10/04/2017
    28:48
  76. 84.
    Childhood cancer survivors: a unique perspective – Science Weekly podcast 09/27/2017
    23:58
  77. 85.
    The cybercrime arms race: fighting back against the hackers - Science Weekly podcast 09/20/2017
    28:25
  78. 86.
    Statistical vigilantes: the war on scientific fraud – Science Weekly podcast 09/14/2017
    27:48
  79. 87.
    The grey zone: reaching out to patients with disorders of consciousness – podcast 09/06/2017
    26:12
  80. 88.
    Plastics: a villainous material? Or a victim of its own success? – Science Weekly podcast 08/30/2017
    33:00
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    Being human in the age of artificial intelligence - Science Weekly podcast 08/23/2017
    28:32
  82. 90.
    Cross Section: Dame Stephanie Shirley – Science Weekly podcast 08/16/2017
    26:17
  83. 91.
    Editing the embryo: removing harmful gene mutations - Science Weekly podcast 08/10/2017
    27:27
  84. 92.
    A peek behind the cosmic curtain: Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw answer your questions - podcast 08/02/2017
    32:52
  85. 93.
    Minds and machines: can we work together in the digital age? - Science Weekly podcast 07/26/2017
    32:09
  86. 94.
    Science Weekly live: call for listener's questions - Science Weekly podcast 07/25/2017
    1:54
  87. 95.
    Hearing voices: the science of auditory verbal hallucinations - Science Weekly podcast 07/19/2017
    28:34
  88. 96.
    Big data: what can the internet tell us about who we really are? – Science Weekly podcast 07/12/2017
    30:03
  89. 97.
    A history of human creativity: the good, the bad, and the ugly – Science Weekly podcast 07/06/2017
    28:34
  90. 98.
    Cross section: Athene Donald – Science Weekly podcast 06/28/2017
    31:04
  91. 99.
    Out with the old: new treatment on cell ageing process – Science Weekly podcast 06/21/2017
    31:35
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    Face value: the science of first impressions – Science Weekly podcast 06/16/2017
    34:40

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