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Genetics Unzipped: In the blood: using circulating DNA to detect and monitor cancer

Posted by , on 23 June 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re taking a closer look at the red stuff, finding out what a few millilitres of blood can reveal about the ...

Genetics Unzipped: When should you eat your relatives?

Posted by , on 2 June 2022

In the latest Genetics Unzipped podcast, Dr Sally Le Page explores the gruesome side of family life in the natural world, getting stuck into a spot of cannibalism and asking: ...

Genetics Unzipped: Squid Game

Posted by , on 19 May 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, Dr Sally Le Page takes a deep dive into the world of squid.

Genetics Unzipped: Nature, Nurture and 'The Wobble'

Posted by , on 5 May 2022

In this episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, presenter Dr Kat Arney explores the importance of randomness in genetics. How can we explain differences between individuals with identical nature and ...

Genetics Unzipped: Have a heart - the science of xenotransplantation

Posted by , on 21 April 2022

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, Dr Sally Le Page is delving into the seemingly science fiction world of xenotransplantation, that is, taking organs from animals and using them ...

Genetics Unzipped: Face to face - the viruses that made us human

Posted by , on 7 April 2022

In this episode of Genetics Unzipped, Dr Kat Arney is looking at the monkey in the mirror, investigating how flipped genetic switches and long-dead viruses make all the difference between ...

Genetics Unzipped: Introducing exosomes - exciting ideas for biological mailbags

Posted by , on 24 March 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, sponsored by Lonza, unpacking the science behind exosomes: one of the hottest new areas of research for both diagnosing and treating ...

Genetics Unzipped: Sex and the Single Cell

Posted by , on 10 March 2022

In this week’s episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re exploring groundbreaking discoveries about the secret sex lives of cancer cells, and what it means for our understanding of tumour ...

Genetics Unzipped: Genetics of the Americas - from migration to the modern day

Posted by , on 24 February 2022

In this week’s episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re looking at a genetic history of the Americas. We chat with Jennifer Raff about the controversies surrounding how humans first ...

Genetics Unzipped: On Growth and Form: The extraordinary life and work of D’Arcy Thompson

Posted by , on 10 February 2022

In this episode, we’re exploring the life and work of D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson - one of the first scientists to bring together the worlds of mathematics and biology in the ...