In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.

16 January 2015

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

16 January 2015

Volvo crash a brand new car in the pursuit of making their vehicles safer.

13 January 2015

Staying active into older age appears to stave off the ageing process, new research shows

12 January 2015

Would you have a brain scan to predict your future weight, your CV and your happiness?

24 December 2014

Compared with Hollywood, twice as many people die in cartoons, especially lead roles...

20 December 2014

The Curiosity Rover exploring Mars has found organic molecules and whiffs of methane...

19 December 2014

Racial prejudices can be altered using virtual reality...

19 December 2014

Feeling older than your age raises risk of death by 40%

15 December 2014

How do we know which creatures roamed the Earth in ancient times?

30 November 2014

Just using the internet you are helping digitise millions of books, using reCAPTCHA!

27 November 2014

New research shows that fido really is paying attention to what we say.

27 November 2014

What's the science behind the 5:2, or intermittent, fasting diet?

17 November 2014

News from Sierra Leone: the front line in the fight against Ebola.

14 November 2014

Internal clock that wakes you up discovered by Imperial team.

14 November 2014

Shift work can add as much as 6 additional years to your brain's cognitive age...

14 November 2014

The environment people inhabit can predict their religious beliefs, new research has shown

14 November 2014

Why dogs have owners but cats still have 'staff.'

10 November 2014

Healthy, intelligent or both for a CEO or leader? Researchers have found the answer...

10 November 2014

Tim Bussey is re-releasing a record from the 80s to highlight gender inequality in science

31 October 2014

Understanding the human genome takes another step forward.

21 October 2014

Murderous mussels and killer shrimp are poised for a UK invasion.

15 October 2014

Our furry four-legged friends lend a paw in disease detection...

30 September 2014

Could raising the price of alcohol reduce the costs of alcohol abuse?

30 September 2014

What part of our brain really sets us apart from the other animals?