The Guardian's Science Weekly | Best Science Podcasts (2018)
Our selection of the best science podcasts of 2018. New science podcasts are updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
The Guardian's Science Weekly 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.
Questioning AI: what are the key research challenges? 2018-01-04 05:02:49 In the first episode of our Questioning Artificial Intelligence mini-series, Ian Sample explores some of the key hurdles for machine learning, including reasoning and social intelligence 35 minutes, 24 seconds
DIY Crispr: biohacking your own genome 2017-12-20 02:33:53 With do-it-yourself Crispr kits now available online, Hannah Devlin asks if it's really possible to edit your own DNA, is it safe and how should it be regulated? 33 minutes, 26 seconds
Poles apart: how do we save society? 2017-12-13 02:17:53 Divisions between left and right, young and old, metropolitan and rural have never been greater. How can we connect with those we disagree with? And what happens if we fail? 32 minutes
Best Science Podcasts 2018
We have hand picked the best science podcasts for 2018. Sit back and enjoy new science podcasts updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
Peering Deeper Into Space The past few years have ushered in an explosion of new discoveries about our universe. This hour, TED speakers explore the implications of these advances â and the lingering mysteries of the cosmos. Guests include theoretical physicist Allan Adams, planetary scientist Sara Seager, and astrophysicists Natasha Hurley-Walker and Jedidah Isler.
#461 Adhesives This week we're discussing glue from two very different times. We speak with Dr. Jianyu Li about his research into a new type of medical adhesive. And Dr. Geeske Langejans explains her work making and investigating Stone Age and Paleolithic glues.