In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.

14 December 2016

A new antidote to carbon monoxide poisoning has been developed by scientists in America.

12 December 2016

Certain levels of deforestation boosts the population of a disease-causing species.

07 December 2016

2D materials, like Graphene, now have a new way of being produced.

18 November 2016

People bullied in childhood have an increased risk of being overweight at age 18

16 November 2016

The genetic mutations which allow Malaria to avoid drug treatment have been found.

15 November 2016

How did a boy from Lincolnshire end up as a NASA astronaut?

11 November 2016

How can we harness quantum physics to build new technologies?

10 November 2016

Our Moon formed as the result of a massive collision and a fast spinning early Earth

10 November 2016

A new way of bioengineering plants could provide us with super cheap chemical sensors.

09 November 2016

Half of the Arctic sea ice area has been lost in the past 40 years - when will it be gone?

08 November 2016

Are humans alone in the Universe? Graihagh jackson talked to three experts to find out

07 November 2016

Sascha Drewlo reckons that a simple cervical smear could replace current prenatal tests.

28 October 2016

White lies are widely accepted as an integral part of our everyday lives. And yet history

27 October 2016

First fossilised dinosaur brain confirmed by scientists this week

25 October 2016

Chris investigates why, since 2012, opiate deaths in England and Wales have doubled.

24 October 2016

Is enough being done to ensure women have the same oppourtunities as men in STEM fields?

18 October 2016

Three medical students tell us what it's like at the 250 year old Addenbrooke's hospital

17 October 2016

A new drug duo against HIV may eliminate the need for debilitating lifelong treatment.

14 October 2016

Naughty nurses, tonsil guillotines and cocaine - 250 years of Addebrooke's hospital.

10 October 2016

More methane is accidentally released by the oil and gas industry than previously thought.

07 October 2016

Researchers have linked genes that make dogs sociable with an important area in our DNA.

06 October 2016

New research reveals bees can have emotions!

05 October 2016

Kat Arney investigates the many mysteries surrounding the notorious Bermuda Triangle.

05 October 2016

A look at a recent report on the evolutionary origins of violence in our species.