Interviews about Biology

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

21 April 2020

So far it’s mostly richer countries with huge outbreaks. But if poorer areas get hit, they'll be hit harder...

21 April 2020

Do you know your wrens from your starlings? Mark Eaton from the RSPB has a beginner's guide...

21 April 2020

Do either cooking or refrigeration incapacitate the virus? Chris Smith answers...

15 April 2020

How are scientists adapting to life without their labs? Meet one who's recreated hers in her bathroom...

15 April 2020

Researching the fundamental workings of the coronavirus has revealed a repeat mutation in monkey cells...

15 April 2020

As the coronavirus has left Wuhan to spread around the world, scientists have built its family tree...

14 April 2020

Once the virus is isolated, you can compare it to animal versions - and the evidence so far is uncertain...

14 April 2020

Can you gene sequence the coronavirus? And why would you want to?

14 April 2020

How much vinegar does it take to dissolve an egg shell?

14 April 2020

"How do chicken eggs get fertilised, when there's a shell around them?"

14 April 2020

How do plants get water from their roots to their leaves?

14 April 2020

How can a bunch of flowers bloom, when they've been cut from their roots?

03 April 2020

How well genetic scores predict school achievements...

03 April 2020

Imaging reveals how the human vocal tract can sing two notes at the same time...

03 April 2020

From Ebola to Marburg, and coronavirus to rabies, bats carry some of the world's worst viruses. Why?

03 April 2020

Why questionnaires and thermometers at airports miss most cases of travelers with diseases...

31 March 2020

We chat to insect behaviour expert Eleanor Drinkwater!

31 March 2020

Meet the team in our recent panel show...

24 March 2020

Vaccines need to take into account that the virus can mutate...

24 March 2020

The company behind the modern pregnancy test are working on fast and cheap test for the coronavirus...

24 March 2020

To research it properly, scientists need key components of the outer coat of the coronavirus...

24 March 2020

What actually happens to people infected with the coronavirus? A lung pathologist explains...

24 March 2020

A chance discovery of a near-complete skull is the oldest yet example of a modern-looking, toothless bird...

24 March 2020

Scientists have discovered life in the deepest parts of the rock floor under the oceans...