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Kat Arney

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Genetics Unzipped: A menagerie of malignancy - Cancer across the animal kingdom

Posted by , on 18 November 2021

We find out how studying tumours across the animal kingdom, from naked mole rats to elephants, can reveal insights into cancer in our own species.

Hormones: The Inside Story - Season 2

Posted by , on 10 November 2021

Hormones: The Inside Story, the podcast uncovering the science and the stories about hormones and health, is back for a second series.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Wired for sound - the genetics of music

Posted by , on 4 November 2021

We're getting in harmony with the science of music. Is there a music gene? Does musical talent really run in families? And how does the inability to perceive music impact ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Rarities and oddities - the strangest genetics stories of 2021

Posted by , on 21 October 2021

We look back on some of the most mind-blowing stories from the world of genetics in 2021, from Borgs to duck-billed platypuses.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Baby boom - The surprising science of the placenta

Posted by , on 7 October 2021

We explore the science behind one of the most remarkable but often overlooked organs in the mammalian body: the placenta.