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Nature Podcast

By Nature Publishing Group

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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.

Customer Reviews

Needs to Pick an Audience

The is a well-produced show with a lot of good information in it. Be aware that it is not really “science news” as most people think of it. Because it is a survey of the week’s issue of Nature, it only covers publication in that journal. Science is not a fast process, so the results of that space mission you heard about last week may not be on this podcast until next year. However, with this podcast, you do you that what you are getting is REAL science. That said, the producers of this show need to figure out their audience. One minute they are explaining a topic in simple, easy-to-understand terms, while the next segment may have words in it some scientists hive never heard. Hopefully they will settle down to a medium level for the science-interested. If they can to that, this will be a solid podcast.

Slick, professional & interesting

This is one great example of how to podcast about technical subjects. It's not aimed at everyone, just at serious brainiacs who enjoy hearing from experts in their language. This is NOT for people who roll their eyes when they hear latin words or scientific jargon, not at all aimed at the general 'I kinda like science' audience. This is serious science. If you want a good science/technology podcast aimed at a more general audience, try the New Scientist SciPod.

A great podcast, very informative

A great podcast that I listen to regularly, love hearing from the scientists doing the actual research rather than just hearing from the newscaster. Dr Smith is also an excellent interviewer, nails the questions and comments. Also touch on a wide variety of topics.