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Nature Podcast: 14 September 2017

From Nature Podcast - This week, writing quantum software, and predicting the loss of Asia's glaciers.


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Nature Podcast: 14 September 2017
2017-09-13 10:00:00
This week, writing quantum software, and predicting the loss of Asia's glaciers.
32 minutes, 53 seconds


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2018-06-13 10:00:16
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07 June 2018: Magnetic animal migration, cold enzymes, and mouse memory
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24 May 2018: Climate costs, cleverer cab journeys, and peering through matter with muons
2018-05-23 10:00:46
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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.


10 May 2018: AI neuroscience, liquid crystals, and depression in academia
2018-05-09 10:00:34
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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.


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.


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.


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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.


19 April 2018: Synchronised shrimp, supernova science, and spring books.
2018-04-18 10:00:45
This week, tiny sea creatures with potentially big effects, the science of a supernova, and a roundup of spring books.


12 April 2018: The power of remote sensing, and watching a neutron star glitch
2018-04-11 10:00:46
This week, looking for glitchy signals from neutron stars, and using remote sensing in research.


05 April 2018: Human's influence on the Mississippi and 'dirty' mice
2018-04-04 10:00:36
This week, dissecting human influence on the Mississippi's floods, and getting 'dirty' mice into the lab.


29 March 2018: AI in chemistry, and liquid droplets in living cells.
2018-03-28 10:00:21
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22 March 2018: Mexican cavefish, the gut microbiome, and a wearable brain scanner.
2018-03-21 11:00:09
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15 March 2018: Geoengineering Antarctica and increasing NMR's resolution.
2018-03-14 11:00:24
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8 March 2018: Surprising graphene superconductors, and 50 years dreaming of electric sheep.
2018-03-07 10:00:03
This week, graphene's latest superpower, and a retrospective of a sci-fi classic.


1 March 2018: Brain waves and a fingerprint from the early Universe
2018-02-28 10:00:00
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2018-02-23 09:05:31
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2018-02-21 10:00:06
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