From Nature Podcast - This week, writing quantum software, and predicting the loss of Asia's glaciers.
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.
Nature Podcast 2017-08-02 10:00:00 This week, the first flower, gene editing human embryos, and the antimatter quest.
Nature Podcast: 27 July 2017 2017-07-26 10:00:00 This week, a brain-inspired computer, the brain's control of ageing, and Al Gore the climate communicator.
Nature Podcast: 20 July 2017 2017-07-19 10:00:00 This week, getting a handle on topology, and working out why the fastest animals are medium sized.
Nature Podcast: 13 July 2017 2017-07-12 10:00:00 This week, defying quantum noise, looking at early signs of autism, and taking steps to assess exercise.
Nature Podcast: 6 July 2017 2017-07-05 10:00:00 This week, a new kind of quantum bit, the single-cell revolution, and exploring Antarctica's past to understand sea level rise.
Grand Challenges: Energy 2017-07-02 21:00:00 To combat global warming, the world needs to change where it gets its energy from. Three energy experts discuss the challenges of transitioning to low carbon energy, and what advances are needed to make the journey possible. This is the final episode in the Grand Challenges podcast series.
Extra: The grey zone 2017-06-30 06:00:00 Sometimes people can become trapped in the grey zone between conscious and unconscious states. Kerri Smith talks to neuroscientist Adrian Owen about communicating with patients in vegetative states.
Backchat: June 2017 2017-06-15 22:00:00 Our reporters and editors respond to the UK election. Plus, the tangled taxonomy of our species, and why physicists love to hate the standard model.
Nature Podcast: 15 June 2017 2017-06-14 10:00:00 This week, treating infection without antibiotics, wireless charging, and making sense of music.
Nature Podcast: 8 June 2017 2017-06-07 10:00:00 This week, early Homo sapiens in Morocco, mathematicians trying to stop gerrymandering, and going beyond the standard model.
Grand Challenges: Food security 2017-06-04 21:00:00 Millions around the world are chronically hungry. Three experts on agriculture discuss how to help people grow enough food, in a world of evolving technology, global markets and a changing climate. This is episode 3 of 4 in the Grand Challenges podcast series.
Nature Podcast: 1 June 2017 2017-05-31 10:00:00 This week, 'sticky' RNA causes disease, disorganised taxonomy, and 'intelligent crowd' peer review.
Nature Extra: Futures May 2017 2017-05-31 04:10:00 Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Shamini Bundell reads you her favourite from May, 'Life, hacked' by Krystal Claxton.
Backchat: May 2017 2017-05-26 08:00:00 This month the team are chatting scientific data, scientific papers and... religion.
Nature Podcast: 25 May 2017 2017-05-24 10:00:00 This week, E. coli with colour vision, tracing the Zika virus outbreak, and a roadmap for medical microbots.
Nature Podcast: 18 May 2017 2017-05-18 06:04:00 This week, wonky vehicle emissions tests, error-prone bots help humans, and animals that lack a microbiome.
Nature Podcast: 11 May 2017 2017-05-10 10:00:00 This week, fake antibodies scupper research, the diversity of cells in a tumour, and what happened before tectonic plates? SURVEY: https://podcastsurvey.typeform.com/to/RmZVDI
Nature Podcast: 4 May 2017 2017-05-03 10:00:00 This week, the secret life of the thalamus, how to talks about antibiotic resistance, and dangerous research. Survey link: https://podcastsurvey.typeform.com/to/RmZVDI
Best Science Podcasts 2017
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Radiolab Presents: Anna in Somalia This week, we are presenting a story from NPR foreign correspondent Gregory Warner and his new globe-trotting podcast Rough Translation.
Mohammed was having the best six months of his life - working a job he loved, making mixtapes for his sweetheart - when the communist Somali regime perp-walked him out of his own home, and sentenced him to a lifetime of solitary confinement. With only concrete walls and cockroaches to keep him company, Mohammed felt miserable, alone, despondent. But then one day, eight months into his sentence, he heard a whisper, a whisper that would open up a portal to - of all places and times - 19th century Russia, and that would teach him how to live and love again.
Future Consequences From data collection to gene editing to AI, what we once considered science fiction is now becoming reality. This hour, TED speakers explore the future consequences of our present actions. Guests include designer Anab Jain, futurist Juan Enriquez, biologist Paul Knoepfler, and neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris.