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Our selection of the best science podcasts of 2017. New science podcasts are updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.


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Remembering Laika: The first creature in space
2017-11-17 17:05:43
Cane toads to get the Crispr treatment Remembering Laika Adaptive optics removes the twinkle from stars The world according to Dagg Stopping the qubit chatter Challenging our thought processes, biases and assumptions Pt The Periodic Table - A visual guide to the elements Challenges for science writers
53 minutes, 52 seconds


A new Centre of Excellence and slender rats
2017-11-10 17:05:58
New Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery Vale Neville Fletcher The role of music in human evolution and society today - part 2 New experience for visitors at Melbourne Museum Rats in Australia 6 million years before humans Controlling Indonesian peatland fires Revising the Nacapherini moths of southern Australia
53 minutes, 52 seconds


Brain cancer, printing brains and flying beyond Pluto
2017-11-03 18:05:16
First lab model for testing brain tumour therapies 3D printed body tissues becoming a reality At home monitoring changes health care focus from curative to preventative Pluto mission chief still can't believe they really did it Gravitational waves - the alerts, the secrecy, the teamwork, the science
53 minutes, 52 seconds


Prize-winning teachers, pioneering stargazers and typewriters!
2017-10-27 18:05:22
More Prime Minister's Prizes for Science 2017 How the typewriter changed the economy and society Human group intelligence applied to AI John Bolton - father of radio astronomy Warming waters threaten kelp
53 minutes, 59 seconds


Prime Minister's prizes for science, more waves from space and a new plan for universities and jobs
2017-10-20 18:05:35
The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science 2017 Latest gravitational waves 'almost too good to be true' University of Tasmania offers shorter, cheaper courses focussed on jobs How birds map and navigate as they fly around the planet Vision of bees applied to drone navigation
54 minutes, 13 seconds


The Prime Minister's prizes for science, more waves from space and a new plan for universities and jobs
2017-10-20 18:05:35
The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science 2017 Latest gravitational waves 'almost too good to be true' University of Tasmania offers shorter, cheaper courses focussed on jobs How birds map and navigate as they fly around the planet Vision of bees applied to drone navigation
54 minutes, 13 seconds


DNA robots and heat stress
2017-10-13 18:05:59
Uni of Tasmania's big plans for STEM accessibility DNA robots collect and sort molecules Exploding dots mathematics is visual, playful and powerful - Margaret Wertheim Effects of heat stress on workers and productivity Plastic an increasing problem along coast of Arnhem Land Aquatic worms hitch rides on the hulls of ships The role of music in human evolution and society today
53 minutes, 52 seconds


Nobels, maths and science in India
2017-10-06 18:05:55
Nobel Prizes 2017 Investigating the cellular basis of circadian rhythms Genetic and environmental links to ovarian cancer Indian science celebrated at London's Science Museum James Tanton shares the joy of mathematics Technology helps preserve threatened languages Building trust for positive biosecurity outcomes
53 minutes, 52 seconds


Iconic creatures worth a buck?
2017-09-29 19:05:26
Micropayments could amount to large sums for conservation Biggest fish in the sea still shrouded in mystery Dramatic loss of Arctic summer sea ice Corn starch possible alternative to plastic bags Less invasive method to detect cancer Making a difference with engineering Printed solar panels could produce solar power on every roof Magic crystals enhance biogas production New family tree proposed for dinosaurs
53 minutes, 4


Riots, rape and feral monsters
2017-09-22 19:05:21
Understanding UK riots Self-examination swab allows DNA collection after rape Want to share your genome? Keeping the wheels on in orchestra rehearsal British Science Association reaches out to girls and women New approach to avoid pre-term births On the trail of those on the trail of Bigfoot
53 minutes, 52 seconds




Best Science Podcasts 2017

We have hand picked the best science podcasts for 2017. Sit back and enjoy new science podcasts updated daily from your favorite science news services and scientists.
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