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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: 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 ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: How the zebra got its stripes - when maths and molecules collide

Posted by , on 13 January 2022

Discover the maths behind some of the deepest mysteries of life, from the patterning of stripes on a zebra to the spots on a leopard, and even the bones in ...

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.

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: Back to the beginning - Exploring the origins of life

Posted by , on 26 August 2021

We’re taking a trip back in a virtual time machine, soaking in the primordial soup to discover the origins of life.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Direwolves and Denisovans - Unearthing stories in ancient DNA.

Posted by , on 12 August 2021

We wind the clock back thousands of years to discover the stories of Denisovans and direwolves that researchers are now able to read in DNA left in bones or even ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Catching cancer - A story of devils, dogs and cannibal hamsters

Posted by , on 29 July 2021

Dr Kat Arney reads an exclusive excerpt from her recent book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, evolution and the science of life, which is out in paperback in the UK on 6th ...

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Creatures of the night - the genetics of bats

Posted by , on 20 May 2021

In this episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast we’re taking to the night skies with a closer look at the genetics of bats

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