Interviews about Biology

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

20 October 2020

What's a urban forest, and how could they be good for us?

20 October 2020

We're not the only ones facing a pandemic...

20 October 2020

Trees follow the old adage too

20 October 2020

What exactly is a tree?

20 October 2020

A new potent form of an old mosquito toxin has been created

16 October 2020

Play as a group of animals and pass on the best genes for survival in a hostile world...

16 October 2020

From G614 to RDRP, here's the changes in the virus that are worth knowing about...

16 October 2020

The main genetic risk factor for serious coronavirus infections comes from Neanderthals...

16 October 2020

History's largest ever forced migration changed the world's genetic landscape. Here's how it was tracked...

13 October 2020

David Attenborough calls it his "witness statement". We speak to the executive producer...

13 October 2020

Meet the winning discoveries: Hepatitis C, the gene editing technique CRISPR, and a supermassive black hole...

05 October 2020

Following my leader: how and why ants and termites do it differently...

05 October 2020

A unique look into how human cultures may have evolved

29 September 2020

Can people be gently persuaded to eat less meat?

29 September 2020

After hundreds of elephants died suddenly in Botswana, poisoning by toxic algal blooms appears to be the cause...

29 September 2020

Only 14% of UK waterways are considered "healthy"...

14 September 2020

Lots of animals have evolved to deal with toxins, and many of them become toxic in turn...

14 September 2020

Some COVID patients don't have detectable antibodies - but they do produce immune cells called T cells...

14 September 2020

Toads, bugs, snakes, and more all resist similar toxins. And it turns out they use the same genetic trick...

14 September 2020

These orange, black and white insects use special evolutionary tricks to transport the toxins they eat...

04 September 2020

The muscles around our ears move in the direction we are listening

04 September 2020

Tourist boats are bothering whales, despite keeping their distance

01 September 2020

Hearing about the new coronavirus, many were struck with déjà vu - because parts have happened before...

01 September 2020

The first cases were reported in people in the city of Wuhan. Where and how did bats get involved?