12 September 2019: Modelling early embryos, and male-dominated conferences from Nature Podcast

From Nature Podcast - This week, modelling embryonic development, and an analysis of male dominated conferences. In this episode: 00:44 Imitating implantation Researchers have created a system that uses stem cells to model the early stages of pregnancy.  Research article: Zheng et al.; News and Views: Human embryo implantation modelled in microfluidic channels 08:03 Research Highlights Traces of baby turtle tracks, and Titan's explosive past.  Research Highlight: A baby sea turtle's ancient trek is captured in a fossil; Research Highlight: Giant explosions sculpted a moon's peculiar scenery 09:36 'Manferences' Nature investigates the prevalence of conferences where most of the speakers are male.  News Feature: How to banish manels and manferences from scientific meetings 15:41 News Chat An update on India's latest moon mission, drugs that may reverse biological age, and this year's Breakthrough Prize winners.  News: India loses contact with its Moon lander minutes before touchdown; News: First hint that body's 'biological age' can be reversed; News: First-ever picture of a black hole scoops US$3-million prize For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
12 September 2019: Modelling early embryos, and male-dominated conferences
2019-09-11 10:01:47
This week, modelling embryonic development, and an analysis of male dominated conferences. In this episode: 00:44 Imitating implantation Researchers have created a system that uses stem cells to model the early stages of pregnancy.  Research article: Zheng et al.; News and Views: Human embryo implantation modelled in microfluidic channels 08:03 Research Highlights Traces of baby turtle tracks, and Titan's explosive past.  Research Highlight: A baby sea turtle's ancient trek is captured in a fossil; Research Highlight: Giant explosions sculpted a moon's peculiar scenery 09:36 'Manferences' Nature investigates the prevalence of conferences where most of the speakers are male.  News Feature: How to banish manels and manferences from scientific meetings 15:41 News Chat An update on India's latest moon mission, drugs that may reverse biological age, and this year's Breakthrough Prize winners.  News: India loses contact with its Moon lander minutes before touchdown; News: First hint that body's 'biological age' can be reversed; News: First-ever picture of a black hole scoops US$3-million prize For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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