Interviews about Biology

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

25 May 2021

Even in the best case scenario, two Ethiopian birds species will suffer extreme habitat loss

21 May 2021

Birds have been singing for millennia, but human influence is having stark effects on their songs and health

21 May 2021

How did songbirds evolve to sing?

21 May 2021

Songbirds have to learn their songs just like human have to learn how to speak

21 May 2021

Zebra finches will make a special call to their eggs in high temperatures, changing how fast they grow

18 May 2021

A new system pioneered in America helped a paralysed person to "write" again for the first time in a decade...

18 May 2021

A subtype of the Indian coronavirus variant picked up in the UK could derail the roadmap for easing lockdown

10 May 2021

Fermented foods are very much “en vogue” at the moment, so let's make some!

10 May 2021

Another delicious and popular food made by fermentation - cheese!

10 May 2021

Quorn is single cell protein that makes a good meat substitute; so where did it come from?

10 May 2021

Fermentation produces lots of delicious foods, so how do they measure up when it comes to our health?

27 April 2021

Scientists have rediscovered a coffee plant that's more resilient to pests, heat and drought...

27 April 2021

Bacteria that can turn mine waste into copper metal might be the answer to a looming copper crisis...

27 April 2021

How widespread is the Indian Covid-19 variant, and does it underpin the surge there...

20 April 2021

It's easy to transfer parasites when trying to protect animals

15 April 2021

Analysis of research papers in the life sciences shows increasing use of non-inclusive language

15 April 2021

Analysing the bacterial populations in Cambridge rivers

13 April 2021

A nearly 2000 year old ancient date seed has grown into a plant that's now producing delicious dates

13 April 2021

A new study - combining the work of thousands of geneticists - pins down the genes making COVID worse...

13 April 2021

What happens in germination? And how specialised germination is wreaking havoc for some farmers...

13 April 2021

Thousands of wild and crop seeds kept safe to protect genetic variability

13 April 2021

Purifying water with proteins made by seeds

13 April 2021

Recording gorilla chest beating to find a signal of body size

23 March 2021

New research shows just how sensitive our fingerprints are