Interviews about Biology

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

25 August 2020

What does climate change mean for butterflies in the UK?

25 August 2020

We took a turn around Cambridge University Botanic Garden's climate change and plants trail...

25 August 2020

Researchers estimate there's 10 x more plastic in the Atlantic Ocean than previously thought...

23 August 2020

Can games be used to help model ecosystems?

19 August 2020

Meet the ancient bird found hidden under the Siberian permafrost...

19 August 2020

Sparrows with West Nile Virus are infected for longer in the light - with implications for disease spread...

19 August 2020

It's called sexual dichromatism - and in mosaic canaries, a single gene seems to make the difference...

19 August 2020

Plenty of birds fly south for winter. In warblers, this gene seems to partly control where they go...

19 August 2020

Hummingbirds can fly backwards and upside-down, and use some unique tricks of metabolism to do it...

18 August 2020

Why do locusts swarm?

11 August 2020

A neuropathologist explains the stranger symptoms of long covid - from mood swings to fizzing in the skin...

11 August 2020

Cardiologists have recently discovered ongoing heart issues in people who had mild COVID-19...

11 August 2020

Researchers call it allogrooming - and here's how it shows the herd's hierarchy...

04 August 2020

Why do ants always find their way onto my picnic plate?

04 August 2020

A pet cat in the UK has been diagnosed with Covid...

28 July 2020

What's the world's largest organism? How did gin & tonic change the world? Stories from the living world...

28 July 2020

From gold blood, to blue blood, to blood on the dance floor - here are some weird science stories...

21 July 2020

Vitamin bullets developed that load shellfish with extra nutrients

20 July 2020

How far have we come since 1953?

20 July 2020

What does DNA do in our cells, and what does a 'DNA sequence' look like?

15 July 2020

Between extra genes and two families of cells, female mammals get a leg up in many different ways...

15 July 2020

The way females deal with having two X chromosomes leads to a mosaic effect across the body...

14 July 2020

Mass elephant die-off in the Okavango Delta

07 July 2020

Canadian sparrows are singing a different tune...