Nature Podcast

Nature Publishing Group

News & Politics, Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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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 neuroscience, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and provide in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors. For complete access to the original papers featured in the Nature Podcast, subscribe to Nature.


Futures is Nature's weekly science fiction slot. Adam Levy reads you his favourite from November, ’Melissa' by Troy Stieglitz.

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Nature Podcast: 1 December 2016

November 30th, 2016

This week, CRISPR’s rival stumbles, Pluto’s icy heart, and is mitochondrial replacement ready for the clinic?

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Nature Podcast: 24 November 2016

November 23rd, 2016

Tracking whale shark DNA in seawater, the human computers behind early astronomy, building materials with a microscope, and a new synchrotron starts up in the Middle East.

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Nature Backchat: November 2016

November 21st, 2016

Donald Trump’s impact on research and climate action, and how Nature should discuss politics.