Interviews about Biology

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

17 March 2021

Genes sequenced from a sliver of skeleton have revealed the oldest dog found in the Americas...

17 March 2021

A change in this gene means you're missing a crucial protein - which makes you better adapted to the cold...

17 March 2021

Groups of people living in cold parts of the world have, over thousands of years, used this gene to adapt...

16 March 2021

Games company Slug Disco are releasing a new game that models evolution underwater

15 March 2021

Scientists are able to narrow down the location of Punt by analysing ancient baboon remains

02 March 2021

Turns out lyrebirds can mimic numerous other birds at the same time...

24 February 2021

Millions of years after we crawled out of the oceans, biologists have helped a fish restart the process...

24 February 2021

DNA can tangle itself into strange shapes - including this four-stranded molecular knot...

24 February 2021

The Los Angeles Times have revealed multiple genealogy platforms used - secretly - to catch a killer...

23 February 2021

How does learning work in the brain? And what does learning virtually do to this process?

23 February 2021

Mysterious structures, discovered a century ago near Abydos, have turned out to be a huge brewing operation...

23 February 2021

Researchers have made a surprising, accidental discovery: life, in a place it shouldn't exist...

23 February 2021

As oxygen minimum zones enlarge in the ocean, sharks are more at risk of getting caught up in fishing lines

23 February 2021

How the diversity of microbes in sourdough starters can affect the flavour and rise of the bread

22 February 2021

Magnesium supplements boost the long-term memory of flies

16 February 2021

Are dogs as smart as we like to think, and dolphins wearing lipstick...

16 February 2021

Inheriting a vulnerability to depression from father to offspring in mice via RNA in sperm

09 February 2021

Self-experimentation still happens today - and biohackers like Josiah Zayner are pushing its limits...

09 February 2021

Wombats make the most unusually-shaped poo. How do they do it? Their intestines have revealed the secret...

02 February 2021

When they squeak to each other, they squeak with an accent...

26 January 2021

Some male butterflies leave a strong smell behind after sex with females to ward off other males...

22 January 2021

What happens to the body at altitude?

18 January 2021

Scientists have discovered an entirely new and unique method for snakes to climb smooth trees

15 January 2021

When we last spoke to Zenobia Lewis, she had taken home about 800 moths. You can guess what happened next...