Interviews about Biology

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

17 April 2018

How has our taste developed over evolutionary time?

17 April 2018

SPOILER: Taste maps are a lie!

17 April 2018

How do insects stop infection from spreading?

17 April 2018

The human history behind a newly discovered middle finger bone.

14 April 2018

Is our justice system keeping up with advances in forensic science?

14 April 2018

If you've got the DNA, you've solved the crime, right? Wrong.

14 April 2018

Is it really possible to create a 'photofit' from genetic data?

14 April 2018

How can 'big data' help forensic scientists solve crimes?

10 April 2018

Watch out arachnophobes - spiders are super-seers...

10 April 2018

What can fossil evidence of the pineal organs in early reptiles tell us about eye evolution?

10 April 2018

What are optometrists measuring during an eye exam?

10 April 2018

A drug shows early promise as an aid for stroke recovery...

10 April 2018

What can a DNA test tell you about yourself?

03 April 2018

Why moths are the best hearers out there

28 March 2018

What made complex life happen when it did?

27 March 2018

Our panelists go head to head and a lifesize (knitted) gut is passed round the studio.

14 March 2018

Could we store genetic data in a blockchain?

14 March 2018

How do we make advances in genomics accessible to all?

14 March 2018

A new public consultation reveals cautious optimism about genetic technology.

14 March 2018

Genomic technology is exciting, but can we afford it?

14 March 2018

How far through the 100,000 genomes project are we?