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Nature Podcast

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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, 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.

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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, 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.

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By Organa57 - Jul 08 2018
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A fun, interesting way to keep up with some of what’s going on in the science world.

Billc60

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My favorite podcast. Funny interesting and informative.

iTunes Ratings

433 Ratings
Average Ratings
343
51
18
10
11

Informative

By Organa57 - Jul 08 2018
Read more
A fun, interesting way to keep up with some of what’s going on in the science world.

Billc60

By Billc60 - Jun 21 2018
Read more
My favorite podcast. Funny interesting and informative.
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Nature Podcast

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The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, 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.

Rank #1: 08 August 2019: A mindset for success, and mercury in fish

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This week, a mindset to improve school performance, and the complex story of how mercury accumulates in fish.


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00:46 Growth Mindset

How a one hour course could improve academic achievement. 

Research article: Yeager et al.


11:47 Research Highlights

An extinct giant parrot, and hacking Manhattan’s traffic. 

Research Highlight: Polly wants many crackers: fossils reveal first known giant parrotResearch Article: Vivek et al.


13:42 Toxic Tuna

Methylmercury levels in fish may increase due to climate change and overfishing, despite declines in emissions. 

Research Article: Schartup et al.


19:15 News Chat

India’s proposed protections for fossils, and trust of scientists in the United States. 

News: India’s geologists champion law to protect fossil treasuresNews: US trust in scientists is now on par with the military

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Aug 07 2019
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Rank #2: 01 August 2019: The placental microbiome, and advances in artificial intelligence

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This week, whether the placenta is lacking microbes, and new hardware for artificial intelligence.


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00:43 Microbe-free placentas?

New research suggests that the placenta is sterile. 

Research article: de Goffau et al.; News and Views: No bacteria found in healthy placentas


07:12 Research Highlights

Antacids and allergies, and the source of unexplained radioactivity. 

Research Article: Jordakieva et al.; Research Article: Masson et al.


09:13 AI hardware

Making technology for AI can be challenging, so scientists try a new solution. 

Research Article: Pei et al.


15:54 News Chat

A worrying spike in HIV drug resistance, and approval of research into human-animal hybrids. 

News: Alarming surge in drug-resistant HIV uncovered; News: Japan approves first human-animal embryo experiments

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Jul 31 2019
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Rank #3: Nature Podcast: 16 June 2016

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This week, pimping proteins, adapting enzymes, and conserving coral reefs. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jun 15 2016
29 mins
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Rank #4: Nature Podcast: 10 August 2017

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This week, ancient mammal relatives, complex brain maps, and a 19th century solar eclipse. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Aug 11 2017
28 mins
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Rank #5: 26 April 2018: Mini brains, and an updated enzyme image

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This week, the ethical questions raised by model minds, and an updated view on an enzyme that keeps chromosomes protected.

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Apr 25 2018
20 mins
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Rank #6: Nature Podcast: 13 July 2017

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This week, defying quantum noise, looking at early signs of autism, and taking steps to assess exercise.

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Jul 12 2017
29 mins
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Rank #7: Nature Podcast: 24 August 2017

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The creeping danger of slow landslides, and what worms can teach us about the wriggly problem of reproducibility. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Aug 23 2017
24 mins
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Rank #8: Nature Podcast: 6 July 2017

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This week, a new kind of quantum bit, the single-cell revolution, and exploring Antarctica’s past to understand sea level rise. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Jul 05 2017
27 mins
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Rank #9: Nature Podcast: 30 October 2014

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This week, the most highly cited papers of all time, NASA’s plans to fetch an asteroid need a rethink, and we profile the first lady of science writing. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Oct 29 2014
27 mins
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Rank #10: Nature Podcast: 12 February 2015

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This week, sequencing the genomes of Darwin's finches, financial trading nears light speed, and an ancient book of optics. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Feb 11 2015
29 mins
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Rank #11: 10 January 2018: Conflict conservation, and the shape of a memory

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This week, tabletop physics, what a memory looks like, and conflict's toll on wildlife.

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Jan 10 2018
32 mins
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Rank #12: Nature Podcast: 11 August 2016

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This week, the migration route of the first Americans, the bandwidth crisis, clever conductors, and the next CRISPR. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Aug 10 2016
25 mins
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Rank #13: Nature Extra: Futures

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Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Geoff Marsh reads you his favourite from March, Perfection, by John Frizell. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mar 24 2015
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Rank #14: 23 November 2017: Sleep deprivation & radioactive lightning

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This week, lightning gamma rays, the Internet that wasn’t, and the science of sleep deprivation.

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Nov 22 2017
25 mins
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Rank #15: Audiofile: Music and the making of science

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Is music simply a pleasant accompaniment to thought, or a driving force behind it? This show examines music’s influence on the development of modern science and the foundations of acoustics. Lute music courtesy of Naxos Licensing. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mar 12 2015
24 mins
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Rank #16: Nature Podcast: 14 September 2017

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This week, writing quantum software, and predicting the loss of Asia's glaciers. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Sep 13 2017
22 mins
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Rank #17: Nature Podcast: 4 May 2017

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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

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May 03 2017
28 mins
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Rank #18: Nature Podcast: 10 March 2016

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This week, the frontiers of CRISPR, chewing raw goat for science, and using the eye’s own stem cells to fix it. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Mar 09 2016
27 mins
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Rank #19: Nature Podcast: 15 June 2017

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This week, treating infection without antibiotics, wireless charging, and making sense of music.   

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Jun 14 2017
29 mins
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Rank #20: Nature Podcast: 14 April 2016

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This week, a computer game helps build a quantum computer, the brain’s built-in backup, and the history and science of hearing voices. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Apr 13 2016
30 mins
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