In Short

In short: brief podcast episodes telling compelling science stories.

22 May 2017

Where did the agent that locked hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide come from?

17 May 2017

Can turning back the clock be key to protecting ourselves against viruses?

11 May 2017

A new method to turn greenhouse gas methane into methanol...

10 May 2017

From solving crime scenes to hunting wildlife criminals, Team Three demystify forensic genetics.

10 May 2017

Miss In Vitro, Miss In Vivo and Miss In Silico battle it out to become the Next Genetics Top Model.

10 May 2017

From genetics to computer programming, Team One explore outbreaks of infectious diseases.

21 March 2017

A biochemical test for autism has been developed by scientists in the US.

10 March 2017

Palaeontologists find discoveries in the dental plaque of neanderthals

21 February 2017

Social media campaigns in aid of charities and social causes can have a huge impact, if they last long enough to be...

16 February 2017

Tiny sensor capable of transmitting information over a week from inside the body and powered by stomach acid has been...

08 February 2017

Some viruses may benefit from being less aggressive in women than in men.

24 January 2017

A chemical found in dogfish sharks blocks a protein from accumulating and damaging brain nerve cell membranes.

24 January 2017

How are organisms in the Arctic coping with climate change?

06 January 2017

First piece of evidence to suggest other mammals also benefit from bigger brains.

05 January 2017

Dark energy's distribution in the night sky is being mapped...

19 December 2016

Connie attends a live cheetah dissection, and finds out about the world's speediest cat.

15 December 2016

500 year old clams have provided a unique window into how the climate has been changing.

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?