In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.

20 April 2015

The elusive substance could be interacting with itself, massive galaxy collision reveals.

14 April 2015

The Moon's origins are mysterious, but new evidence has shed some light on the matter...

13 April 2015

A relative of T. rex has been shown to have exhibited cannibalism.

02 April 2015

What is it about yeast which makes it so useful in bread making?

26 March 2015

Scientists have discovered how bats avoid collisions using a simple set of rules...

15 March 2015

Scientists have come up with a new technology that uses the room lighting to transmit data

15 March 2015

When did humans begin to change the world beyond recognition?

09 March 2015

People in the Andes have adapted to the high levels of arsenic in their surroundings.

07 March 2015

Dr Kat Arney meets Sophie the Stegosaurus, and her researcher Charlotte Brassey

06 March 2015

NASA's Dawn probe is bearing down on Ceres. What do we hope to learn from the asteroid?

25 February 2015

In this FameLab talk, hear all about the underwater assassin: the snapping shrimp!

22 February 2015

Tiny atom sized holes can transform the colour of diamonds.

15 February 2015

Could worms help scientists understand what effects living in space could have on humans?

13 February 2015

We can't see it, but it must be there. Scientists are hunting for this elusive dark matter

07 February 2015

Thinking about things that are important to us improves how we respond to health advice

06 February 2015

There are epigenetic differences between the male and female brains, as babies and adults

06 February 2015

The way scorpion venom kills its victims has inspired a novel way to look for new drugs

04 February 2015

What are so-called "3 parent embryos", and what are the arguments for allowing it?

02 February 2015

Baby chicks have been shown to count from left to right, just like humans...

02 February 2015

250 millions of years ago, before the dinosaurs, 95% plants and animals were wiped out.

27 January 2015

A tiny ink pen that can be used to control the shapes of polymers on a nano scale...

24 January 2015

New super-metals created that are super-slippery and super water repellent

17 January 2015

Sea turtles use earth's magnetic field to find their birthplace.

16 January 2015

Bar-headed geese take a roller coaster route to save energy while crossing the mountains.