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.


Nature Podcast Extra: A metre-tall mystery

October 22nd, 2014

Episode 45 of 201 episodes

Ten years ago this month, researchers announced the discovery of a miniature, human-like fossil, with a tiny brain to match. The ‘hobbit’ transformed the story of human evolution. Four experts discuss what it means for their field.