Interviews about Biology

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

05 February 2019

Meet the monsters that can hijack your brain...

05 February 2019

How sea life is succumbing to plastic pollution...

05 February 2019

How the environment has made us the way we are...

02 February 2019

A reversible contraceptive technique for males has been developed by researchers in China.

02 February 2019

Genetically modified chickens package up proteins needed for life-saving drugs in their egg whites.

29 January 2019

Taxonomy could help ensure that the resources in our oceans are managed in a sustainable manner.

29 January 2019

Oxytocin makes rats more adventurous and protects their cells from ageing...

29 January 2019

How do smells influence memory consolidation during sleep?

29 January 2019

Mollicutes bacteria help leafcutter ants to become better fungus farmers.

29 January 2019

Oestrogen response in breast cancer cells is not cyclical, as previously thought.

29 January 2019

Why can prolonged sitting down be bad for our health, and what can we do about it?

29 January 2019

How can you tell which precursors to lung cancer will become cancer, and which won't?

22 January 2019

Why do we run a fever when we get infected?

22 January 2019

Our favourite beverage may be under threat of extinction.

22 January 2019

A new technique uses existing drugs to transform cancer cells.

20 January 2019

How can stress impact on kids' health behaviours, and what can be done to help?

20 January 2019

What does stress do to our decision of whether to choice a healthy, or not so healthy, snack?

20 January 2019

How distracting are you as a car passenger? The answer could lie in your own driving skills....

15 January 2019

How can two very different cheeses be made from the same milk?!

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!