The latest genetics news and breakthroughs from the DNA world. Join us to take a look inside your genes...

14 October 2019

This month on the show, the biggest whole-genome project ever. We're talking in the quadrillions...

14 September 2019

Dogs with flat faces often struggle to breathe. What's going on in their genes? Plus, we sequence a puppy...

14 August 2019

Time to go back to the monk who started at all. But all is not as it seems...

24 March 2019

George Church joins Chris Smith to talk genomes decoding, mammoth DNA and xenotransplantation...

21 December 2018

What is the fallout from the world's first GM babies?

14 April 2018

We’re returning to the scene of the crime with another look at the latest from the world of forensic genetics.

14 March 2018

We’re off to a festival but you don't need to pack your tent or wellies - DNA is the headliner here.

14 February 2018

It's CSI Naked Genetics, as we find out how genetic technology is used to solve crimes.

14 January 2018

We take a trip back to the womb - and before - to find out about early development.

14 December 2017

We find out how genetic advances are shaping the future of healthcare. Plus, signposts for bees and an operatic gene of...

14 November 2017

We’re off to the zoo to meet some lovelorn laughing thrushes, endangered snails, and the Cilla Black of Sumatran Tigers.

14 October 2017

Your pet cat or dog is a mammal, as are whales, lemurs, pandas and polar bears. But what exactly is a mammal anyway?

14 September 2017

Would you ever consider donating your genome to research? We meet a man who has, and find out why.

14 August 2017

As scientists use CRISPR technology to fix a faulty gene in a human embryo, we take a look at storing, writing and...

11 July 2017

How are our genes linked to dementia risk?

14 June 2017

We’re literally getting inside our genes, as we explore chromosomes through a 3-dimensional virtual reality art, music...

14 May 2017

This month we’re zooming in on cancer, finding out how researchers are tackling tumours in unprecedented detail.

14 April 2017

We might joke about the battle of the sexes, but it turns out that this is actually true - at least for a hundred or so...

14 March 2017

The DNA sequencing revolution is providing ever more data about genomes from all kinds of species, from humans to...

14 February 2017

Our cells are constantly communicating and changing - so how do scientists spy on them?

14 January 2017

Who decides whether GM crops can be grown? And what about Brexit?

14 December 2016

Human evolution is complicated, but you're only here because your ancestors got lucky

14 November 2016

This month we're delving into the junk in the genome, properly called non- coding DNA.

14 October 2016

We look at gene tests claiming to reveal everything from cancer risk to sporting ability.