Interviews about Biology

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

13 October 2010

The Census isn't all about science. Artists and Musicians also joined in to share their love of the underwater...

13 October 2010

Four Census scientists at the London conference share their thoughts on their personal highlights from a decade of...

10 October 2010

This week saw the first report of the Census of Marine Life. This has been a worldwide project spanning in the last 10...

10 October 2010

Orang-utans are one of the world’s most fascinating creatures living primarily among the trees. They're the only...

07 October 2010

Carl Gustaf Lundin head of IUCN's Global Marine Programme chooses our critter of the month

07 October 2010

Looking back into oceans past, Poul Holm tells us about novel ways of understanding how the marine realm has changed.

07 October 2010

Legendary oceans explorer, Sylvia Earle, shares her thoughts on the Census of Marine Life.

07 October 2010

As well as identifying what lives beneath the waves, the Census also investigated how animals move around and use the...

07 October 2010

The task of cataloguing ocean diversity has been thrust into the 21st century by cutting edge genetic tools.

07 October 2010

Census co-founder, Jesse Ausabel, tells us about how it all began

26 September 2010

Historically, scientists thought that the most severe form of malaria, known as falciparum malaria, first spread into...

19 September 2010

What constitutes a good night sleep? Here in the UK, we’re told that it’s a solid 8 hours overnight, tucked up in bed...

19 September 2010

Robin Lovell-Badge is from the National Institute for Medical Research and he’s been researching public opinion of...

19 September 2010

In the latest of our features from the Planet Earth Podcast Team, Richard Hollingham accept reports from the Plymouth...

12 September 2010

Increasingly, governments and energy companies are looking at ways of harvesting wave and tidal energy. But what about...

11 September 2010

Boris Worm from Dalhousie University in Canada picks our Critter of the Month.

09 September 2010

We join the Great Egg Case Hunt on the Norfolk Coast with Sonia Revelley from Natural England, to help track down the...

09 September 2010

Around the globe, sharks are hunted unsustainably for their fins to make into soup. Mahmood Shivji tells us about how...

05 September 2010

Burling (known as "chumming" outside Australia) is the act of allowing the scent of bait into the water to...

05 September 2010

Many of Australia's unique and endangered species are under threat, largely owing to feral animals like cats and...

05 September 2010

What have bees and gladiators got in common? Well, Boris Baer has been looking at their breeding habits and it turns...

25 August 2010

They're the biggest fish in the oceans, but how to keep track of the beautiful, illusive whale sharks? With some...

15 August 2010

Sediba - a newly discovered, 2 million year old possible ancestor, had a small brain, but probably walked a bit more...

15 August 2010

It’s not only archaeology that can tell us about the first Australian settlers. DNA evidence has come up with some...