PNAS Podcasts

Seth Burgess

Seth Burgess describes a timeline of events surrounding the end-Permian mass extinction. Image courtesy of Kexin Zhang.
August 10, 2015 | Running Time: 6:10

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Yaara Oren

Yaara Oren and Tal Pupko describe how bacteria can evolve via transfer of gene regulatory regions. Image courtesy of Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID.
August 10, 2015 | Running Time: 5:30

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Noam Sobel

Noam Sobel explains how a human olfactory fingerprint helps uncover the uniqueness of individuals’ sense of smell. Image courtesy of Doct Blake.
July 13, 2015 | Running Time: 5:39

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Rino Rappuoli

Rino Rappuoli of GlaxoSmithKline discusses preclinical studies of a vaccine candidate against Staphylococcus aureus. Image courtesy of Janice Haney Carr/CDC.
June 9, 2015 | Running Time: 4:55

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Keith Joung and Feng Zhang

As AAAS president for 2015, Geraldine Richmond focuses on global scientific engagement. Image courtesy of Dustin Richmond.
May 4, 2015 | Running Time: 5:35

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Susan Fiske describes how intentional acts of harm motivate people to assign blame. Image © iStockphoto/Barcin.
April 6, 2015 | Running Time: 4:41

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Front Matter in PNAS

PNAS is known for its wealth of interesting, vibrant research articles and plays a key role in the development of science and scientific discussion. However, not everyone has the time or inclination to dive deep into the research papers we publish. As a result, we have launched an expanded front section of PNAS aimed at a more general level of discussion, tackling the stories of science in interesting ways.