5 Science Podcasts for Scientists and Science Lovers

 
Recently we were chatting and put together a brief list of some of our favorite, must-listen life science podcasts. Podcasts are a great way to keep up with the rapid changes in the scientific community and life science space.
 
Podcasts are not just for entertainment, they can also help your career. They can keep you on top of what’s happening in your space, learn the players maybe even inspire your own inner scientific genius.
 
Have you got a favorite science podcast? Please share with us – we are looking to grow our list – especially as our commutes are starting to to get longer again!
 

 

Our 5 Favorite Science Podcasts Right Now 

 

 

🎙️ Naked Scientists, In Short Special Editions Podcast

https://www.thenakedscientists.com/podcasts/short

Probing the weird, wacky and spectacular, the Naked Scientists Special Editions are special one-off scientific reports, investigations and interviews on cutting-edge topics by the Naked Scientists team.

 

🎙️ The Life Scientific

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b015sqc7

Host Professor Jim Al-Khalili talks to leading (living) scientists about their life and work, finding out what inspires and motivates them and asking what their discoveries might do for humanity.
 

🎙️ Nature

https://www.nature.com/nature/articles?type=nature-podcast

The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. They cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. Meet the scientists behind the results and provide in-depth analysis from Nature’s journalists and editors.
 

🎙️ 60-Second Science

https://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/60-second-science/

Scientific American’s weekly rapid reports from the world of science—it’s quick and fascinating.
 

🎙️ Science Friday

https://www.sciencefriday.com/science-friday-podcasts/

Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, Science Friday is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff. Host Ira Flatow mixes it up by featuring people in the know and those who want to be. Science Friday frequently features listeners that call in with their most riveting science questions
 

🎙️ Hidden Brain

https://hiddenbrain.org/

Hidden Brain explores the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior and questions that lie at the heart of our complex and changing world.