In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.

05 September 2018

How can we combine audio cues and GPS to make driving safer?

05 September 2018

Researchers have shown goats are more likely to approach smiling faces...

01 September 2018

What causes kidney tumours in children? A new study has shed new light and highlighted novel ways to treat the disease...

31 August 2018

We meet two top scientists at St John's college at the University of Cambridge...

16 August 2018

A new rapid test can diagnose tuberculosis (TB) and rapidly determine whether a patient is responding to treatment...

13 August 2018

Could life begin outside our solar system?

10 August 2018

How did the skeleton evolve?

28 July 2018

Voluntary male circumcision reduces the risk of getting HIV by 80%.

26 July 2018

How do we make more efficient jet engines?

26 July 2018

What is radiation and how do the public perceive nuclear energy?

20 July 2018

Could blocking the survival of 'memory' immune cells cure a disfiguring skin condition?

20 July 2018

A robot powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is helping chemists to discover new molecules and chemical reactions...

09 July 2018

Scientists have re-programmed the immune system to attack cancer cells...

09 July 2018

Can building new blood vessels inside the body prevent tissue death?

04 July 2018

People living at high altitudes seem to have smaller arms...

02 July 2018

What danger do asteroids pose to humanity?

29 June 2018

Why did life grow from single-celled organisms into complex, multi-celled giants?

28 June 2018

Scientists are using stem cells to investigate how blood vessels become diseased...

27 June 2018

Already existing drugs could be used to treat rare infant tumours...

26 June 2018

Can 3-D imaging help people with osteoarthritis?

23 June 2018

CRISPR-Cas9 is linked to an increased risk of cancer in certain cells...

22 June 2018

Are robots the future of ophthalmic surgery?

08 June 2018

Researchers have found a way to regenerate the enamel - or apatite - that's damaged by tooth decay...

07 June 2018

A lift system to safely recover specimens of deep dwelling fish from 500 feet underwater has been developed by US...