Nature Podcast

By Springer Nature Limited

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 providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.

  1. 1.
    Has the world’s oldest known animal been discovered?
    23:46
  2. 2.
    Audio long-read: How ancient people fell in love with bread, beer and other carbs
    24:01
  3. 3.
    Coronapod: the latest on COVID and sporting events
    16:24
  4. 4.
    How the US is rebooting gun violence research
    27:41
  5. 5.
    Coronapod: Does England's COVID strategy risk breeding deadly variants?
    21:10
  6. 6.
    How deadly heat waves expose historic racism
    36:57
  7. 7.
    Coronapod: Will COVID become a disease of the young?
    10:11
  8. 8.
    Food shocks and how to avoid them
    30:03
  1. 9.
    Coronapod: the biomarker that could change COVID vaccines
    15:05
  2. 10.
    The scientist whose hybrid rice helped feed billions
    27:19
  3. 11.
    Audio long-read: How COVID exposed flaws in evidence-based medicine
    23:13
  4. 12.
    Coronapod: should you have a COVID vaccine when breastfeeding?
    12:03
  5. 13.
    Quantum compass might help birds 'see' magnetic fields
    28:16
  6. 14.
    CureVac disappoints in COVID vaccine trial
    13:29
  7. 15.
    Communities, COVID and credit: the state of science collaborations
    31:43
  8. 16.
    Coronapod: Counting the cost of long COVID
    11:51
  9. 17.
    Google AI beats humans at designing computer chips
    26:13
  10. 18.
    Coronapod: Uncertainty and the COVID 'lab-leak' theory
    16:58
  11. 19.
    On the origin of numbers
    18:39
  12. 20.
    New hope for vaccine against a devastating livestock disease
    21:23
  13. 21.
    Audio long-read: How harmful are microplastics?
    22:28
  14. 22.
    The 'zombie' fires that keep burning under snow-covered forests
    17:59
  15. 23.
    Coronapod: The variant blamed for India's catastrophic second wave
    8:37
  16. 24.
    The brain implant that turns thoughts into text
    26:29
  17. 25.
    Coronapod: Waiving vaccine patents and coronavirus genome data disputes
    20:42
  18. 26.
    Oldest African burial site uncovers Stone Age relationship with death
    20:49
  19. 27.
    Coronapod special: The inequality at the heart of the pandemic
    26:48
  20. 28.
    What fruit flies could teach scientists about brain imaging
    17:50
  21. 29.
    Audio long-read: How drugmakers can be better prepared for the next pandemic
    19:59
  22. 30.
    Coronapod: Kids and COVID vaccines
    17:24
  23. 31.
    Meet the inflatable, origami-inspired structures
    26:45
  24. 32.
    Coronapod: could COVID vaccines cause blood clots? Here's what the science says
    18:52
  25. 33.
    The sanitation crisis making rural America ill
    18:42
  26. 34.
    Coronapod: A whistle-blower’s quest to take politics out of coronavirus surveillance
    21:51
  27. 35.
    Audio long-read: Rise of the robo-writers
    24:20
  28. 36.
    Coronapod: How to define rare COVID vaccine side effects
    14:03
  29. 37.
    Antimatter cooled with lasers for the first time
    29:25
  30. 38.
    Coronapod: the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine - what you need to know
    19:07
  31. 39.
    Network of world's most accurate clocks paves way to redefine time
    28:32
  32. 40.
    Coronapod: Why COVID antibody treatments may not be the answer
    15:12
  33. 41.
    The AI that argues back
    22:45
  34. 42.
    Coronapod: COVID and pregnancy - what do we know?
    13:40
  35. 43.
    The smallest measurement of gravity ever recorded
    29:59
  36. 44.
    Coronapod: COVID's origins and the 'lab leak' theory
    18:47
  37. 45.
    COVID, 2020 and a year of lost research
    26:08
  38. 46.
    Coronapod: Google-backed database could help answer big COVID questions
    19:51
  39. 47.
    The quark of the matter: what's really inside a proton?
    26:24
  40. 48.
    Audio long-read: Thundercloud Project tackles a gamma-ray mystery
    22:53
  41. 49.
    Coronapod: our future with an ever-present coronavirus
    16:51
  42. 50.
    A mammoth discovery: oldest DNA on record from million-year-old teeth
    32:02

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