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Papa, how do shells twist?

Posted by , on 12 February 2024

Find out about developmental biologist Luisma Escudero's illustrated book “Papá ¿cómo se enroscan las caracolas?”, where Luisma and his three children go on a walk to discover the scutoid shape ...

Genetics Unzipped - Next Generation Sequence: Forging new paths in genetics

Posted by , on 25 January 2024

This episode is all about the next generation of geneticists, as we meet three up-and-coming scientists who have been supported by the Genetics Society, and learn all about Bermuda skinks, ...

Genetics Unzipped: The battle for biology: How Mendel came to rule the world

Posted by , on 11 January 2024

Please take a minute or two to fill out our listener survey and help shape the future of the podcast: We talk to Greg Radick from the University of Leeds ...

Genetics Unzipped: 2023 Unzipped!

Posted by , on 21 December 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, we’re bringing you a smorgasbord of previously unaired clips from some of our favourite interviews this year.

Genetics Unzipped: Genes, junk and the ‘dark genome’

Posted by , on 14 December 2023

We discover how 500,000 whole genome from UK Biobank will help medical research, plumb the depths of the ‘dark genome’ with Nucleome, and Larry Moran tells us how much of ...

Genetics Unzipped: 40 years of HIV: the disease that broke the rules

Posted by , on 1 December 2023

With 2023 marking 40 years since the discovery of HIV, we're looking back over four decades of AIDS, from the earliest whispers of a mysterious new disease to fighting back ...

Genetics Unzipped - Dumb luck: Amazing adaptations from happy little accidents

Posted by , on 16 November 2023

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, author and science journalist Rebecca Coffey chats with us about some amazing adaptations and Darwinian delights from her book, Beyond Primates. ...

Genetics Unzipped: Time of your life: how circadian rhythms shape the world

Posted by , on 2 November 2023

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re clocking in to chat about the genetics of circadian rhythms. How can molecules tell the time, why don’t we have ...

Genetics Unzipped: That’s so extra: Exploring the weird world of extrachromosomal DNA

Posted by , on 19 October 2023

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re exploring the weird and wonderful world of extrachromosomal DNA - what it is, what it does, and why it breaks ...

Secondary school teachers’ residency in lab

Posted by , on 5 October 2023

In June of this year, five secondary school teachers who teach BTEC and A levels students from Wales and Oxfordshire spent a week with us at the Department of Physiology ...

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