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Nature Podcast | 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.


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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to neuroscience, 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.

14 June 2018: Baobab tree death, zebrafish stem cells, and ice in Antarctica
2018-06-13 10:00:16
This week, the mysterious death of African baobab trees, Antarctica's past, present, and future, and how zebrafish protect their stem cells.
33 minutes, 12 seconds


07 June 2018: Magnetic animal migration, cold enzymes, and mouse memory
2018-06-06 10:00:58
This week, making enzymes work better in the cold, short-term memory production in mice, and magnetic detection in animals.
31 minutes, 7 seconds


31 May 2018: Boosing diversity in physics, and life after an asteroid impact
2018-05-30 10:00:00
This week, boosting diversity in physics graduate programs, and life's recovery after a massive asteroid impact.
24 minutes, 24 seconds


31 May 2018: Boosting diversity in physics, and life after an asteroid impact
2018-05-30 10:00:00
This week, boosting diversity in physics graduate programs, and life's recovery after a massive asteroid impact.
24 minutes, 24 seconds


24 May 2018: Climate costs, cleverer cab journeys, and peering through matter with muons
2018-05-23 10:00:46
This week, estimating the economic cost of climate change, a new solution to the Minimum Fleet Problem, and the flourishing field of muography.
31 minutes, 59 seconds


17 May 2018: Probing the proton, research misconduct, and making sense of mystery genes
2018-05-16 10:00:00
This week, peering inside the proton, identifying the pitfalls of research misconduct, and identifying what bacterial genes of unknown function actually do.
28 minutes, 19 seconds


10 May 2018: AI neuroscience, liquid crystals, and depression in academia
2018-05-09 10:00:34
This week, artificial intelligence recreates our sense of place, liquid crystals deliver cargo, and experiencing depression in academia.
29 minutes, 2


03 May 2018: Building early embryos, the fear response in mice, and ancient rhino remains
2018-05-02 10:00:47
This week, constructing early embryos, how mice react to danger, and what an ancient butchered rhino is telling us about hominin migration.
28 minutes, 57 seconds


26 April 2018: Mini brains, and an updated enzyme image
2018-04-25 10:00:00
This week, the ethical questions raised by model minds, and an updated view on an enzyme that keeps chromosomes protected.
20 minutes, 4


Backchat April 2018: Sexual harassment, social media, and celebrity scientists
2018-04-20 09:00:00
In this month's roundtable, we discuss celebrity scientists, sexual harassment in research, and the science behind a social media scandal.
27 minutes, 31 seconds




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.
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