Nature Podcast | Top Science Podcasts 2022

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Nature Podcast
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.
Audio long-read: Thundercloud Project tackles a gamma-ray mystery
2021-02-23 04:21:12
Researchers in Japan are trying to understand why thunderstorms fire out bursts of powerful radiation  See for privacy and opt-out information.

22 minutes, 51 seconds
Coronapod: our future with an ever-present coronavirus
2021-02-19 08:42:06
What's the endgame for the COVID-19 pandemic? Is a world without SARS-CoV-2 possible, or is the virus here to stay?  See for privacy and opt-out information.

16 minutes, 5
A mammoth discovery: oldest DNA on record from million-year-old teeth
2021-02-17 08:00:25
Researchers sequence the oldest DNA ever recovered, and the people bringing art and science together.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

30 minutes, 53 seconds
Coronapod: Is mixing COVID vaccines a good idea?
2021-02-12 09:10:24
The science behind how and when to give vaccines doses. But what does the science say? In this week's episode of Coronapod, we discuss mixing and matching vaccines and lengthening the time between doses. Approaches like these could ease logistical concerns, but we ask what's known about their impact on vaccine efficacy - what is the science behind the decisions, and could they actually boost immune responses?  See for privacy and opt-out information.

16 minutes, 14 seconds
Human Genome Project - Nature's editor-in-chief reflects 20 years on
2021-02-10 08:00:42
Looking back at the publication of the human genome, and how macrophages mend muscle.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

27 minutes, 1
Coronapod: Variants - what you need to know
2021-02-05 04:55:52
Researchers are scrambling to understand the biology of new coronavirus variants and the impact they might have on vaccine efficacy.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

17 minutes, 49 seconds
Mysterious einsteinium spills its secrets
2021-02-03 08:00:18
Exploring the properties of a vanishingly-rare man-made element, and the AI that generates new mathematical conjectures.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

27 minutes, 42 seconds
Coronapod: Fixing the world's pandemic alarm
2021-01-29 10:31:39
A year ago the WHO's coronavirus emergency alarm was largely ignored. Why? News: Why did the world's pandemic warning system fail when COVID hit?  See for privacy and opt-out information.

21 minutes
Audio long-read: Push, pull and squeeze - the hidden forces that shape life
2021-01-28 09:00:01
Researchers are probing the subtle physical forces that sculpt cells and bodies. This is an audio version of our feature: The secret forces that squeeze and pull life into shape  See for privacy and opt-out information.

15 minutes, 26 seconds
How a spinal device could relieve a neglected effect of cord injury
2021-01-27 08:00:39
A neuroprosthetic device restores blood-pressure control after spinal-cord injury, and identifying the neurons that help us understand others' beliefs.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

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