17 January 2019: RNA splicing in yeast, and a walking fossil
This week, investigating introns’ roles, and reanimating a fossil.
Podcast Extra: The search for a rare disease treatment
Nick Sireau’s sons have a rare genetic disease called alkaptonuria, which can lead to body tissues becoming brittle, causing life long health issues. In this Podcast Extra, Geoff Marsh speaks to Nick and to the physician Dr Lakshminarayan Ranganath about their search for a treatment for alkaptonuria.
10 January 2019: Fast Radio Bursts and new year future gazing
This week, detecting intergalactic radio bursts, and seeing what’s in store for science in 2019.
26 December 2018: Our reporters' top picks of 2018
In this special round-up episode of the Nature Podcast, a few of our regular reporters choose their favourite podcast piece of 2018, and explain why they enjoyed making it.
20 December 2018: Quantum physics adds a twist, and festive fun
The Nature Podcast’s 2018 end of year special, including songs, books, our annual quiz, and more!