Interviews about Biology

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

10 December 2019

Avalanches are hugely destructive - but some ecosystems might actually rely on them...

10 December 2019

Plus, Samoa declares a curfew and a mass vaccination campaign...

09 December 2019

How does the possibility of sex influence how we present ourselves to others?

03 December 2019

A cardiologist, physicist, immunologist and wine expert, and geneticist and dietitian take on your questions.

26 November 2019

What's going on with the UK's ash trees?

19 November 2019

What’s happening at the molecular level when custard gets cooked?

19 November 2019

And why urban living and low socioeconomic situations make it more likely to happen...

18 November 2019

For babies, hiccups might actually help their brains develop...

12 November 2019

More about what blind people see

12 November 2019

Not getting enough sleep can trigger food cravings

12 November 2019

What exactly is this new science?

11 November 2019

The museum specimen that yielded its DNA code 3000 years after it was harvested...

11 November 2019

The salty, warm, alkaline conditions were perfect for membrane molecules to assemble...

08 November 2019

Tens of millions of years ago whales and dolphins evolved into the oceans. They lost genes in the process...

08 November 2019

The results are in. Did you guess right?

08 November 2019

Getting DNA out of water is an extremely useful tool for wildlife conversation...

08 November 2019

Supposedly geneticists can use the water from a fishtank to determine the fish it used to contain. Is it true?

30 October 2019

How do UK universities treat their early-career group leaders?

30 October 2019

What's the rate at which new genetic changes emerge in sperms and eggs?

30 October 2019

A study on birds confirms that the way in which information is presented is key to effective education...

30 October 2019

Flies with the “yellow” gene aren’t very lucky in love, and it's not down to behaviour...

30 October 2019

Why tasty treats are more tricky to resist after a sleepless night...

29 October 2019

As droughts get more common thanks to climate change, this spray-on chemical could protect crops...

29 October 2019

It converts carbon dioxide into syngas, and could help with climate change...