Interviews about Biology

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

15 January 2019

It’s not just us humans that take advantage of fermentation to enhance food. This biochemical process also happens in...

15 January 2019

We can use other microbes to unlock flavours and energy locked up chemically in harvested food.

15 January 2019

Soil isn’t just a source of water and minerals for plants; it’s a whole ecosystem teeming with microscopic life.

15 January 2019

Scientists had overlooked the unlikely hero that helps the ecosystem to defend itself.

15 January 2019

The pesky virus invades cells and there are unfortunately no vaccines or drug treatments that can stop it... Yet!

15 January 2019

Mitochondrial inheritance has spun the scientific community on its head...

08 January 2019

We put the panel to the test with our own cunning questions...

23 December 2018

How can plants survive the cold?

23 December 2018

The science behind cooking a delicious turkey...

20 December 2018

Can blindfolded Naked Scientists distinguish hot food from spicy food?

20 December 2018

Our neuroscience experts review the news...

20 December 2018

Scientists are working on gels to encourage severed nerve ends to regrow...

20 December 2018

In what ways do peripheral nerves get injured?

19 December 2018

How a rubbish tip surrendered the remains of the world's first complete skeleton of a flying squirrel...

19 December 2018

Sea temperatures affect plankton growth, which in turns alters fish abundance. So warm seas force nursing seals to...

19 December 2018

Fossil remains of flowers dating back nearly 200 million years have been uncovered by palaeontologists in northeastern...

19 December 2018

How do the personalities of chimpanzees affect their prospects for reproducing and longevity?

19 December 2018

Why sodium can taste both good and bad to a fruit fly...

18 December 2018

Why city frogs have more sex appeal.

11 December 2018

A Chinese scientist has been using the experimental DNA editing system, called CRISPR, on human embryos

11 December 2018

It’s mythconception time!

04 December 2018

Which team will be crowned The Naked Scientists' Big Brain of the Week?

04 December 2018

We meet the science-studded panel, and the show and tell items they've brought along to show us...