In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.

27 August 2015

Cambridge based company aim to develop a completely sustainable highway in West Georgia

26 August 2015

Even if a clock is accurate to the millisecond, could this be lost over transmission?

25 August 2015

The molecular processes which form 'hidden memories' have recently been discovered...

24 August 2015

New research suggests that dogs evolved following climate change.

10 August 2015

Premature birth is linked to a socially withdrawn personality.

05 August 2015

Academic success at the end of compulsory education may be down to genetics.

04 August 2015

A pill on a string could be used to detect cancer of the oesophagus.

03 August 2015

For a decade we thought de-worming boosts school attendance, but is this really true?

01 August 2015

Your way of thinking is a good indicator of whether you'll enjoy Joni or Metallica

31 July 2015

Rocket power might be about to revolutionise the world of punting...

31 July 2015

Drinking one fizzy pop per day increases the risk of diabetes substainally...

25 July 2015

A show by students from the UK and Japan about everything from genetics to astrophysics

24 July 2015

Scientists have produced the first 3D, beating human heart chamber from a single stem cell

17 July 2015

Scientists have found evidence that may link volcanoes to the fall of the Roman Empire.

15 July 2015

Could we separate the health benefits from psychoactive properties in marijuana?

14 July 2015

A study tracking bee populations shows that they do not mix well with climate change.

14 July 2015

A substance that directly causes brain ageing has been uncovered for the first time...

13 July 2015

All hail self-driving taxis, as they could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 94%.

13 July 2015

Half of all children with a genetic anxious temperament go on to develop depression

04 July 2015

A study on mice has shown males and females feel pain via different biological pathways.

03 July 2015

What do fish and aircraft have in common?

30 June 2015

Tonight, a second will be added to clocks across the world, but what is this leap second?

23 June 2015

Proton pump inhibitors could significantly increase your risk of suffering a heart attack

22 June 2015

Hawkmoths can hover, eat and track motion all in the pitch black. How do they do it?