Interviews about Biology

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

19 October 2021

Concern for crabs who interrupt their normal behaviour in response to underwater electromagnetic fields...

19 October 2021

Injecting photosynthetic algae cells to keep organs alive outside the body

18 October 2021

Evidence that Europeans brought new diseases to the Americas...

18 October 2021

Rats rescue other rats when specific brain areas become active...

18 October 2021

Monkeys fed a Western diet for 15 months behaved badly and showed signs of persistent inflammation...

18 October 2021

Adverse life events are reflected in a temporary change to hair pigmentation, a new study reveals...

18 October 2021

Signs that swabs from cell phones are almost as sensitive as testing the owner for Covid-19...

05 October 2021

A deadly fungus is infecting bananas across the world, putting the globe's favourite fruit at risk

27 September 2021

The seasons are changing, so we're quizzing our experts with questions about change

20 September 2021

Researchers have successfully toilet trained cows to protect the planet and repurpose their urine

14 September 2021

From upside-down rhinos to analysing cat-human interactions, the science that 'makes you laugh, then think'

13 August 2021

A well-known flower is actually a carnivorous plant, hidden in plain sight...

12 August 2021

By optimising their route-based mental maps as they go, black howler monkeys navigate just like us

10 August 2021

The identity of Nessie is an ongoing mystery...can eDNA solve it?

10 August 2021

If we can get whole genomes without even seeing the animal, is there anything eDNA can't do?

10 August 2021

Scientists can now piece together whole genomes from eDNA, opening up a realm of possibilities...

10 August 2021

We sampled the River Great Ouse for eDNA - what animals did it uncover?

10 August 2021

What if you could see which animals had been in an area just by testing the air?

10 August 2021

We looked for 'invisible' animals were in the River Great Ouse by taking an eDNA sample

10 August 2021

We talk to the researcher who established the field of eDNA about the moment he realised its potential

10 August 2021

Environmental DNA - what exactly is it?

30 July 2021

Drinking caffeine-laced sugar solution helps bees remember flowers they enjoyed

27 July 2021

Some mental gymnastics needed to win gold in our last test of mental agility...

20 July 2021

How are smelly molecules created on human skin, and should we really be washing it all off?