Naked Genetics

14 September 2013

Who do you think you are? And is the answer in your genes? This month we're delving into genes and genealogy.

14 August 2013

Why can some people stay fit as a fiddle, while other seem to catch every bug that's going? The answer lies in our...

14 July 2013

Summer loving is in the air, so what better time to think about sex? We're talking about the genetics of sex...

14 June 2013

Our genes are our unique calling card and DNA analysis can solve crimes and resolve family disputes. And it's set...

14 May 2013

Genetic technology is expanding at a pace that few can keep up with, but is this explosion of information delivering...

14 April 2013

Almost every single cell of your body is packed with more than two metres of DNA, but how does it all get in there?

14 March 2013

It's thought that around one in a hundred children in the UK is somewhere on the autistic spectrum - a complex...

14 February 2013

You've probably heard of DNA, but what do you know about RNA? As well as being the molecule that shuttles...

14 January 2013

The gym is full, the pubs are empty - it can only be January, as a good proportion of the population resolves to shape...

14 December 2012

Cancer is literally the enemy within us, starting when good cells go rogue. But how can we use new genetic knowledge to...

14 November 2012

Our world - and our bodies - are teeming with bacteria. And although some of them are friendly, many of them are not.

14 October 2012

They suck your blood, hitch-hike on your luggage, and are a growing threat to the hotel industry. Bedbugs are a growing...

14 September 2012

We've all heard of the genetic code - the letters that spell out the instructions in our DNA. But that's not...

14 August 2012

It's now over a decade since the human genome was first sequenced, costing over a billion pounds and taking 13...

14 July 2012

Every biology student is familiar with DNA - the ladder-like blueprint of life built on a backbone of the sugar...

14 June 2012

Complex, mysterious and currently incurable - the challenge for researchers working on neurodegenerative diseases is...

14 May 2012

This month we're taking a look at the world of top models - not the kind that won't get out of bed for less...

14 April 2012

This month we're taking a trip into the world of developmental genetics, finding out how an animal grows from one...

14 March 2012

From whole populations to individual cancers, we're taking a look at genes and evolution. We're also talking...