In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.


28 April 2010

This month we investigate the conservation of apes and the threats they face in the tropical peatland forests of...

24 March 2010

In this podcast from the March Cafe Scientifique in Cambridge, we investigate how our brain takes shortcuts to...

23 March 2010

Dr Paul Fletcher explains the science behind delusions...

24 February 2010

In this podcast from the February Cafe Scientifique in Cambridge, we look out deep into our universe to investigate our...

07 February 2010

Can brain scanners enable us to open a new channel of communication with patients apparently in persistent vegetative...

27 January 2010

In this podcast from the January Cafe Scientifique in Cambridge, we look into the threat of emerging infections to find...

17 December 2009

In this 2009 Royal College of Pathologists National Pathology Week podcast we explore the process of getting a new...

16 December 2009

In this 2009 Royal College of Pathologists National Pathology Week podcast, we get a behind-the-scenes view of a heart...

15 December 2009

In this Pathology Podcast, we find out why thinking heart could save a baby's life. We'll examine three heart...

14 December 2009

In this 2009 Royal College of Pathologists National Pathology Week podcast, we look at the art and ethics of modern...

24 August 2009

This week historian Sandra Herbert tells how she retraced Darwin's footsteps to the Galapagos in search of rock...

13 August 2009

What challenges do science journalists face in the developing world? In this special documentary covering the...

12 August 2009

This week we're in conversation with Sir Terry Pratchett, author of the multi-million selling Discworld series....

11 August 2009

What is the Internet, new technology and increasing citizen journalism doing to the world of science publishing and...

05 August 2009

The Wellcome Trust supported a series of events discussing the reporting of biomedical science at the World Conference...

04 August 2009

Darwin's first book was on coral reefs. Brian Rosen takes up the story...

04 August 2009

See the sights of the World Conference of Science Journalists...

28 July 2009

This week we're in conversation with Nobel laureate Sir John Sulston, the man behind the human genome project.

21 July 2009

Poet and Darwin-descendent Ruth Padel talks about how the history books led her to write "Darwin, a life in poems...

16 July 2009

Award winning Canadian hip hop artist Baba Brinkman brings us his Rap Guide to Evolution, an hour of clever, witty and...

10 July 2009

We tie up the Darwin Festival with predictions on global warming and the future of the human species. Plus, we find out...

09 July 2009

The fourth day brings together geologists and an exploration of Darwin's early scientific forays. We also find out...

08 July 2009

Day three of the festival and if you've ever wondered what a Darwin rap sounds like, this show is for you. We also...

07 July 2009

We catch up with festival attendees and speakers on the second day of the Darwin Festival at Cambridge. Today we search...