In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.

08 October 2015

Pigments detected in fossils, revealing previously unknown colours of extinct animals.

30 September 2015

Concussion is a problem in many sports, but there are ways you can spot them on the pitch.

29 September 2015

A new layer for solar cells has been developed to cool them and improve their efficiency.

29 September 2015

Fidgeting could add years to your life

28 September 2015

Planned for 2024, the European-Extremely Large Telescope will be the biggest in the world

26 September 2015

A new form of 3D-printing has been used to turn out replicas of a patient's organs.

25 September 2015

Scientists in America have helped a paralysed man to take his first steps in over 5 years.

25 September 2015

How do the parasitic worms that transmit diseases like elephantitis invade the body?

24 September 2015

Does being a good parent shorten your lifespan? Yes, at least if you're a burying beetle.

23 September 2015

Endangered elephants have fewer offspring if their mothers are stressed when they are born

15 September 2015

A molecular signature in blood informs of the risk of developing age related diseases.

06 September 2015

Children who grow up in dusty farm environments are shielded from developing allergies

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Premature birth is linked to a socially withdrawn personality.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...