Interviews about Biology

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

07 July 2011

Simone Weyand discusses her new insight into the workings of antihistamines...

26 June 2011

How do cuckoos fool their hosts...

26 June 2011

Flock Flying Tires Pigeons

12 June 2011

We're familiar with the idea of friendly bacteria, and foods, drinks and supplements that promote healthy gut...

12 June 2011

Australian researchers - Rob Warren and Barry Marshall - won the Nobel Prize for their discovery in the 1980s of the...

12 June 2011

Small particles released by tree leaves can cause brighter whiter clouds to form above forests, altering our climate...

11 June 2011

Bone eating zombie worms feature as our Critter of the Month

11 June 2011

How do marine microbes cope with extreme life in the deep sea? And how do scientists study these challenging...

11 June 2011

Pioneering exploration of Indonesia's deep sea uses latest social networking tools to link up a virtual global...

05 June 2011

It is a proven fact that if you elevate the amount of CO<sub>2</sub> in the atmosphere this will have the...

15 May 2011

Aquaculture isn’t restricted to the oceans – many aquatic organisms can actually be farmed on land. This is...

15 May 2011

Fish have developed an extremely efficient way of locomotion, so researchers are trying to emulate fish for novel ways...

15 May 2011

If you’ve been shopping for a fish supper lately you’ve almost certainly been offered both farmed and wild fish. Fish...

11 May 2011

Underwater robots listen out for whales even in the middle of a raging storm

11 May 2011

We ask legendary marine biologist Genie Clark aka 'The Shark Lady' to pick her favourite species

11 May 2011

How different is the vision of fishes living on kaleidoscopic coral reefs compared to their deep-sea-dwelling cousins?

03 May 2011

What happens if someone loses a body part? Can an artificial replacement be wired back up to the brain so it can be...

03 May 2011

Life needs accessible nitrogen - but for over 100 years we've known that the amount of nitrogen available may not...

01 May 2011

Doctors are reporting significant success in treating OCD by using deep brain stimulation, which is carried out by...

01 May 2011

Over 90% of Throat and Mouth cancers contain the genetic signature of the Human Papilloma Virus. Scientists think that...

26 April 2011

How do tiny fish and lobster larvae find their way home?

24 April 2011

Scientists solve the structure of a protein pivotal for repairing damaged DNA. Due to various factors such as UV in...

19 April 2011

An important group of diseases are those that occur when a person inherits a defective form of an essential gene....

19 April 2011

Tim Cox explains how Gene therapy may help in the treatment of in-born errors of metabolism where part of a biochemical...