Interviews about Biology

Interviews about genetics, ecology and evolution, insects, mammals, marine science, plants and zoology...

18 January 2021

Scientists have discovered an entirely new and unique method for snakes to climb smooth trees

15 January 2021

When we last spoke to Zenobia Lewis, she had taken home about 800 moths. You can guess what happened next...

15 January 2021

Viral immunologist Zania Stamataki breaks down questions about the vaccine rollout...

15 January 2021

Sperm are supposed to all act the same, with a few genes as exceptions. Turns out it's more than just a few...

15 January 2021

A new study shows how identical twins are not genetically identical - even in the first week of development...

22 December 2020

The right game might be able to shift your worldview

18 December 2020

A 46,000 year old ice bird was discovered in the Siberian permafrost...

18 December 2020

Bonobo behaviour gives us insight into how humans may have developed culture

18 December 2020

Science from home took on a new meaning for some scientists during COVID lockdown

18 December 2020

Monarch butterflies steal poison from their food and put it in their wings

17 December 2020

Genetics and body measurements reveal that four species of penguin have been masquerading as one...

17 December 2020

Functional genomics data is vulnerable to de-anonymising attacks...

17 December 2020

Oddjob and Nicknack are genes that are prone to evolve and change. How is it they play a critical role?

15 December 2020

How sea slugs steal chloroplasts from algae, and protect them too...

15 December 2020

Scientists have provided an explanation for why some giant pandas have a penchant for horse manure...

15 December 2020

The first batch of people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus. But we're far from out of the woods...

01 December 2020

We put a listener question to our animal expert...

01 December 2020

Meet the panel of scientists behind the latest Naked Scientists show...

01 December 2020

Wildfires, stowaways and impressive migrators...

01 December 2020

Do flies suffer from altitude sickness?

23 November 2020

Using algal cells to provide oxygen to human tissue in a dish

17 November 2020

The largest movement of people in recorded history has had an enormous impact on our world today...

17 November 2020

Players of an enormous online video game have been performing vital 'flow cytometry' for COVID research...

17 November 2020

Their vaccine appears to be safe, and they claim it has an efficacy rate above 90%...