Interviews about Biology

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

28 October 2007

We spoke to Professor Ian Wilmut who, in 1996, cloned the first mammal, Dolly the sheep.

28 October 2007

We sent Meera to UCL’s centre for Stem Cell Research, to find out the basics of stem cell technology.

28 October 2007

For Kitchen Science, Ben found out how to clone at home!

28 October 2007

We spoke to Professor Roger Pedersen, of the Centre for Regenerative Medicine at Cambridge University, about...

14 October 2007

When you're buying training shoes, do you really get what you pay for? Professor Rami Abboud doesn't think...

07 October 2007

Now, there must be thousands of beers available worldwide and of course, beer sales are very big business. But how do...

07 October 2007

The chemistry of carbon dioxide could give us better beers, by supplying brewers with exactly the compounds they need,...

07 October 2007

Birds do it, bees do it, but now Irene Terry, from the University of Utah, has found that primitive plants indulge in...

30 September 2007

Biocomposites, materials similar to plastics but made from biological material, could be the ideal replacement for...

30 September 2007

Kat Arney reports in with the latest news from the National Cancer Research Institute conference in Birmingham, UK.

23 September 2007

What do we need robots for in genetics? Just what difference do they make? We sent Meera to the Wellcome Trust Sanger...

02 September 2007

Out of Body Experiences (OBE's)may be spooky, but they can tell us a lot about how the brain works. Now,...

05 August 2007

Robyn Williams, from ABC Radio National's 'The Science Show' speaks to Glenn King about finding natural...

05 August 2007

Bruce Livett tells how he is using the venom of cone shells to cure pain...

05 August 2007

Ben finds out how to avoid being stung and make a great cup of tea at the same time.

05 August 2007

We spoke to Gavin Laing, of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicne, about why snake venom is so potent, how we could...

05 August 2007

Jim Olsen and his team from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle have found a way to use scorpion...

29 July 2007

Coal without the miners and goats fighting chemical weapons - we catch up with Mark Peplow, editor of Chemistry World...

22 July 2007

This week, Bob and Chelsea tell us about extreme familily survival.

22 July 2007

David Thomas is a marine biologist from the University of Wales, Bangor. His work takes him all over the world and he...

22 July 2007

Richard Turner volunteered to have his body tested to extremes of endurance at Everest base camp, all in the name of...

08 July 2007

Olaf Blanke tells Chris Smith about how a certain region of the brain can be tricked into making you believe there...

01 July 2007

We sent Ben Valsler to visit the newly opened Wellcome Collection in London, a place where science and art go hand in...

01 July 2007

Is 'survival of the fittest' a bit too simple? We spoke to Loeske Kruuk, whose studys show that, in Red Deer...