Interviews about Biology

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

16 October 2011

Rob Marrs explains how 'thug' species could be more damaging to our environment than invasive plant species...

16 October 2011

Emily Seward takes you on a trip to find leaf miners...and they appear to be everywhere.

16 October 2011

Chris Gilligan explains how mathematical models can be used to monitor the spread of plant disease...

16 October 2011

A new technique to repair errors in DNA while leaving no trace...

11 October 2011

We find out why Vitamin D can keep Tuberculosis at bay, how muscles can be mimicked with nanotubes, how prosthetic can...

11 October 2011

Kevin Hardy tells us which marine creature he'd like to be and why...

10 October 2011

Complex life forms first evolved in the oceans around 630 million years ago, but they didn't look much like to...

09 October 2011

Could we soon be driving to work powered by algae? Emma Stoye discusses, with three Cambridge scientists, the potential...

09 October 2011

The opening a the largest ground telescope ever built, A probe planning a journey to the Sun and the revival of...

09 October 2011

Phytoplankton are the smallest organisms in the sea. Even so, these tiny little plants can be studied from space to...

06 October 2011

Why did 90% of ocean life vanish 250 million years ago? We find out as we dive into Permian seas to investigate an...

04 October 2011

Chris Hill and Martin Siegert tell Richard Holligham about the technology which will be used to drill through over 3km...

30 September 2011

In this week's news roundup we discuss Chinese Space Stations, the Dead Sea Scrolls going online, using CO2 to...

25 September 2011

When Turner and Constable first painted Stonehenge about two hundred years ago, the very famous monument was surrounded...

25 September 2011

Successfully decoding and reconstructing of the visual images experienced by volunteers viewing a sequence of Hollywood...

25 September 2011

What are the risks of food? Are 'best before' dates actually useful?

25 September 2011

The science of cake baking...

25 September 2011

A roundup of the week's science news including neutrinos moving faster than light, anti-virals from sharks,...

25 September 2011

Professor Martin Adams talks through how cheddar and stilton cheeses are made.

18 September 2011

Salmon numbers in the UK have been falling since the 1970s. This isn't down to overfishing, so scientists are...

18 September 2011

Freezing is a great way to slow down chemical reactions and this is why we use a freezer to stop food going off and why...

18 September 2011

A round up the week's science news including the planting of vaccines, lie detection, elements at risk and...

11 September 2011

Socialising to lose weight, polymers for probiotics, the never-ageing plant and picturing Moon landings...

11 September 2011

Over the last few years there have been various government schemes here in the UK to pay farmers to plant live grass...