Want to know more about black holes? Or progress in the cure for cancer? Learn about the latest news and trends in science, medicine and the environment from the reporters and editors of the popular Science Times section of The New York Times. David Corcoran is your host.
Crowing of a Red Junglefowl
The crowing of a red junglefowl, ancestor to farm chickens, is shorter.
Climate-Friendly Nuclear Energy
Nuclear energy could help stem climate change, but economic conditions aren’t favorable for many existing nuclear power plants.
Is Natural Gas Better?
Natural gas seems to be better for the environment than coal because of its reduced carbon emissions, but environmentalists say it may not be better after all.
Can exercise change our DNA?
A final word, in alphabetical order, to bid farewell to the Science Times podcast.
Reviving an Ancient Pulse
Using modern digital processing, researchers have given sound to some of the earliest written recordings of pulses and heartbeats.
A little bit of everything
A great overview of science news. It doesn't go as in-depth as I'd like but I suppose there are other podcasts for that. It hasn't updated in a whole, though.
This has been cancelled
Please note there are no new episodes.
It's necessary to vote this out of the top 100.
Audio quality has degraded
The topics are still interesting, but sometimes the audio quality is just way to poor to listen to. It's frustrating and disappointing, because I know they could be better. The telephone interviews often sound particularly bad. I wish NYT would dedicate some of my print subscription fee to improving the audio quality of the Science Times podcast.