Interviews about Biology

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

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%...

17 November 2020

A new coronavirus variant from Danish mink farms may present a new problem...

13 November 2020

Scientists at the USA's NIH managed to link together some undiagnosed patients in a surprising way...

13 November 2020

Our furry friends have had their most thorough genome sequencing to date...

13 November 2020

A new gadget to get a good look at how mosquitoes behave

13 November 2020

Forensic scientists have developed a new method to track illegal elephant ivory by looking at the DNA...

13 November 2020

Over 200 people in Denmark have been infected with the coronavirus via mink farms...

10 November 2020

A new way to repair cells in the eye

10 November 2020

How humour plays a role in mating, dating, and even hide and seek...