Interviews about Biology

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

07 January 2020

It's that time of the show, where our panel competes to win Big Brains of the Month...

07 January 2020

Introducing our star-studded panel of experts...

23 December 2019

Is there a biological basis to Santa's leading light?

23 December 2019

Might ear-measurements be a giveaway to the ID of the real Santa?

20 December 2019

What makes this microscopic animals biologically bomb-proof?

20 December 2019

Why does insect congestion not lead to a hold-up, like it does for humans?

20 December 2019

Whole genome sequencing reveals how M. bovis moves

20 December 2019

Thou shalt not abuse stats!

14 December 2019

Whistleblowers accused the Sanger of commercialising data without permission...

14 December 2019

The largest ever African study in genetics involved multiple organisations, ten years, and 25 villages...

13 December 2019

The known genes behind cholesterol don't apply for Ugandans - because environments are so different...

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...