Interviews about Biology

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

24 May 2009

Curing Infant Jaundice

24 May 2009

Evolution of Skin Colours

24 May 2009

Getting a scratch or cut in your skin usually means you have to put up with a scar later. But this may not be the case...

24 May 2009

Albinism - Why Some People have No Skin Pigmentation

17 May 2009

It's estimated that 80% of people with hepatitis C aren't aware they have it. World Heptatitis Day is aimed...

10 May 2009

Alan Titchmarsh gives his recommendations on the perfect pond and Jeremy Biggs extolls the virtues of pond making on a...

10 May 2009

The Great Cam Cleanup is a volunteer project to help keep the river Cam clean by picking out the litter, bikes and...

10 May 2009

How foreign species are coming here and taking all our niches...

03 May 2009

People are concerned about swine influenza from Mexico but surely more answers than any can be obtained by sequencing...

03 May 2009

Stephan Zielinski has made his own viral music from swine flu using a simple sequence of amino acids found in swine flu...

27 April 2009

This week in science history saw, in 1878, Louis Pasteur give his important lecture on his evidence in support of ‘germ...

26 April 2009

What happens on the sea shore can impact on the atmosphere across the country, as Stephen Ashworth explained to Chris...

26 April 2009

A new strain of swine flu seems to be spreading across the world - originating in Mexico. Paul Digard explains how pig...

05 April 2009

The black Rhinocerous is critically endangered, but a research project at Addo National Elephant Reserve hopes to both...

05 April 2009

The Born Free Foundation rescues abused animals, and allows them to live out the rest of their lives in natural...

05 April 2009

Childhood vaccination has seen tuberculosis all but wiped out in the UK, with cases few and far between. Not so in...

05 April 2009

Fossils of the Coeacanth fish over 70 million years old are well known, but it was not until 1938 that a living...

05 April 2009

Meera took the opportunity to visit Shamwari Game Reserve, to see the animals there and discover the changing role of...

30 March 2009

This week in science history, in 1981, saw the issuing of a patent to for a genetically modified Pseudomonas bacterium...

29 March 2009

Chris Howe explains how methods used to analyse mutations in DNA across generations can be applied to ancient...

23 March 2009

This Week in Science History saw, in 1993, the discovery by a team in America of the single gene involved in Huntington...

08 March 2009

Is sword swallowing an ancient art, or just a magic trick? Dan Meyer, president of the Sword Swallowers Federation...

08 March 2009

The Wellcome Trust's Darwin initiatives see the science of Darwin taken into schools. Meera went along for the...

01 March 2009

As part of the Routes programme from Channel 4 and the Wellcome Trust, Nivea Funny Women award winner Katherine Ryan...