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New Scientist Weekly

Keep up with the latest scientific developments and breakthroughs in this award winning weekly podcast from the team at New Scientist, the world’s most popular weekly science and technology magazine. Each discussion centers around three of the most fascinating stories to hit the headlines each week. From technology, to space, health and the environment, we share all the information you need to keep pace.

  • #89: Climate-ready food of the future; the biology of poverty; deepfake audio; mystery cosmic signal; Captain Kirk in space

    October 14, 2021

    #89: Climate-ready food of the future; the biology of poverty; deepfake audio; mystery cosmic signal; Captain Kirk in space

  • #88: Should climate activism go to extreme levels?; malaria vaccine; new drugs to treat covid; mission to the asteroid belt

    October 7, 2021

    #88: Should climate activism go to extreme levels?; malaria vaccine; new drugs to treat covid; mission to the asteroid belt

  • #87: Mini black holes impacting the moon; first CRISPR gene-edited food goes on sale; why leaves turn brown in autumn

    September 30, 2021

    #87: Mini black holes impacting the moon; first CRISPR gene-edited food goes on sale; why leaves turn brown in autumn

  • #86: The woman who couldn’t smell; solving the climate and biodiversity emergencies; China’s quantum of solace

    September 23, 2021

    #86: The woman who couldn’t smell; solving the climate and biodiversity emergencies; China’s quantum of solace

  • #85: The violent frontline of climate change; bringing back the mammoth; another first for SpaceX

    September 16, 2021

    #85: The violent frontline of climate change; bringing back the mammoth; another first for SpaceX

  • #84: Health benefits of male flatulence; cave dwellings on Mars; covid booster shots

    September 9, 2021

    #84: Health benefits of male flatulence; cave dwellings on Mars; covid booster shots

  • #83: Low carbon shipping; Anil Seth on consciousness; humanity’s ancient history in Arabia; quantum gravity

    September 2, 2021

    #83: Low carbon shipping; Anil Seth on consciousness; humanity’s ancient history in Arabia; quantum gravity

  • #82: Taliban seize Afghan biometric equipment; uploading our brains to machines; investigating Nazi uranium

    August 26, 2021

    #82: Taliban seize Afghan biometric equipment; uploading our brains to machines; investigating Nazi uranium

  • #81: Breakthrough in nuclear fusion; mini human brain grown with eyes; rapid evolution of synthetic bacteria

    August 19, 2021

    #81: Breakthrough in nuclear fusion; mini human brain grown with eyes; rapid evolution of synthetic bacteria

  • #80: Analysis of IPCC climate report; the rise of synthetic milk; discovery of new carnivorous plant

    August 12, 2021

    #80: Analysis of IPCC climate report; the rise of synthetic milk; discovery of new carnivorous plant

  • #79: Google creates a time crystal; microplastics in human placenta; boosting China’s vaccines; our climate future

    August 5, 2021

    #79: Google creates a time crystal; microplastics in human placenta; boosting China’s vaccines; our climate future

  • #78: Will covid evolve to evade vaccines?; the oldest animal fossils ever found; predicting climate change’s extreme weather

    July 29, 2021

    #78: Will covid evolve to evade vaccines?; the oldest animal fossils ever found; predicting climate change’s extreme weather

  • #77: Is dropping covid restrictions unethical?; methane hints to life on Mars; Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin’s road to space

    July 22, 2021

    #77: Is dropping covid restrictions unethical?; methane hints to life on Mars; Jeff Bezos and Blue Origin’s road to space

  • #76: Harm of race-based medicine; space tourism industry is go; America’s heatwave challenges

    July 15, 2021

    #76: Harm of race-based medicine; space tourism industry is go; America’s heatwave challenges

  • #75: Vaccine for kids; legacy of Dolly the sheep; how to repair the climate; China’s quantum advantage

    July 8, 2021

    #75: Vaccine for kids; legacy of Dolly the sheep; how to repair the climate; China’s quantum advantage

  • #74: ‘Dragon man’ could be new species of human; Wally Funk goes to space; human and financial cost of heatwave; how covid affects the brain

    July 1, 2021

    #74: ‘Dragon man’ could be new species of human; Wally Funk goes to space; human and financial cost of heatwave; how covid affects the brain

  • #73: How to treat long covid; evolution of cooperation; Turing’s ACE computer; aliens watching Earth

    June 24, 2021

    #73: How to treat long covid; evolution of cooperation; Turing’s ACE computer; aliens watching Earth

  • #72: The evil in all of us; delta variant of coronavirus; glacier memory project

    June 17, 2021

    #72: The evil in all of us; delta variant of coronavirus; glacier memory project

  • #71: Alzheimer’s treatment approved; human brain map breakthrough; time flowing backwards

    June 10, 2021

    #71: Alzheimer’s treatment approved; human brain map breakthrough; time flowing backwards

  • #70: Coronavirus origin story; Big Oil’s nightmare; history of the gender pain gap

    June 3, 2021

    #70: Coronavirus origin story; Big Oil’s nightmare; history of the gender pain gap

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