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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.


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: 14 September 2017
2017-09-13 10:00:00
This week, writing quantum software, and predicting the loss of Asia's glaciers.
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Nature Extra: 500th show compilation
2017-10-06 09:06:51
To celebrate our 500th episode, the Nature Podcast asked 8 presenters - past and present - to recommend their favourite contributions to the show.


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2017-10-04 10:00:00
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Nature Podcast: 21 September 2017
2017-09-20 10:00:00
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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.


Nature Podcast: 7 September 2017
2017-09-06 10:00:00
Protecting red haired people from cancer, machine learning and gravitational distortions, and peeking inside predatory journals.


Nature Podcast: 24 August 2017
2017-08-23 10:00:00
The creeping danger of slow landslides, and what worms can teach us about the wriggly problem of reproducibility.


Nature Podcast: 17 August 2017
2017-08-16 10:00:00
This week, preventing genetic diseases in China, a red supergiant star's mystery, and the algal boom.


Nature Podcast: 10 August 2017
2017-08-11 02:00:00
This week, ancient mammal relatives, complex brain maps, and a 19th century solar eclipse.


Nature Podcast: 3 August 2017
2017-08-02 10:00:00
This week, the first flower, gene editing human embryos, and the antimatter quest.


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
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Nature Podcast: 20 July 2017
2017-07-19 10:00:00
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Nature Podcast: 13 July 2017
2017-07-12 10:00:00
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Nature Podcast: 6 July 2017
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Grand Challenges: Energy
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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.


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2017-06-14 10:00:00
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