In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.

20 October 2017

How do you separate a friend's voice from the din going on around you? Scientists at Imperial College have sussed...

18 October 2017

Scientists in the US have discovered a way to recreate the condition polycystic kidney disease using stem cells in a...

18 October 2017

The light equivalent of WiFi doesn't negatively impact our health or our lightbulbs, according to new research.

09 October 2017

Neonicotinoid pesticides are found in three quarters of the world's honey.

29 September 2017

Our muscles play an important role in our human ability to control our movements and handle things with care - could we...

28 September 2017

3 groups of PhD students from the EU Marie Curie European Training Network ALKATRAS get hands on with science...

28 September 2017

3 groups of PhD students from the EU Marie Curie European Training Network ALKATRAS get hands on with science...

28 September 2017

3 groups of PhD students from the EU Marie Curie European Training Network ALKATRAS get hands on with science...

26 September 2017

Proteins discovered in algae could be used to engineer faster-growing crops, according to researchers at the...

25 September 2017

The complex branching patterns seen in the growth of tissues in the lungs, kidneys and pancreas have an elegantly...

22 September 2017

The evolution of a juvenile-like skull and brain structure has been critical to the success of modern birds.

21 September 2017

Scientists make the surprising discovery that the identity of the microbes in our mouth are not controlled by genetics.

20 September 2017

How strong are earth's tectonic plates? A fundamental lack of understanding has existed on this question, until...

19 September 2017

Highly-targeted antibiotics that can exclusively hit C. difficile have been discovered.

15 September 2017

An interview with AstraZeneca about how they invent and market medicine.

13 September 2017

Researchers have used a novel technique to understand coral loss over a period of 240 years.

13 September 2017

New research suggests it's not just aging eggs that can harm chances of pregnancy.

01 September 2017

Can bacteria influence the sex life of animals? Well, a serendipitous discovery made by researchers at UC Berkeley and...

23 August 2017

Why are knee osteoarthritis cases on the rise? It's not what you might expect...

21 August 2017

What kinds of food might you be able to forage in a city green space?

14 August 2017

Cellular garbage disposal units play a role in the progression of Alzheimer's disease.

27 July 2017

Remembering violent experiences significantly reduces short term memory and other cognitive abilities, researchers at...

24 July 2017

Students from the UK and from Japan together attended a week of science and cultural exchange at Murray Edwards College...