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Genetics Unzipped: Would you Adam and Eve it? In search of our earliest genetic ancestors

Posted by , on 26 January 2023

We’re going back to the very genesis of our species in search of the genetic Adam and Eve. Who were they? When and where did they live? Were there really ...

Genetics Unzipped: Baby brain, baby body: The genetics (and epigenetics) of reproduction

Posted by , on 12 January 2023

We’re going back to the womb to explore the genetics of how to make babies - from finding out how birthweight is linked to the risk of diabetes to investigating ...

Genetics Unzipped: Birds and bees… and sardines: the genetics of animal behaviour

Posted by , on 17 November 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast we’re taking a look at the birds and the bees - not like that! - from the unusual migratory habits of ...

Genetics Unzipped: Little Shop of Genetic Horrors - the evolution of carnivorous plants

Posted by , on 3 November 2022

of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re looking at the gruesome world of plants eating animals. There’s something unnatural about carnivorous plants. We’re so used to plants being at the ...

Genetics Unzipped: Past to present - Searching for evolutionary stories in ancient DNA

Posted by , on 20 October 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re exploring what we can discover about our evolution from our DNA, and what evolutionary secrets might be contained in the ...

Genetics Unzipped: Bread and fishes - the future of food in a changing climate

Posted by , on 6 October 2022

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, we’re looking at the future of food. With climate change making crop harvests more unpredictable and fresh water becoming a more scarce resource, ...

Genetics Unzipped: Let there be light: the origins of photosynthesis

Posted by , on 22 September 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re turning the lights on, looking back at the origins of photosynthesis and the mysteries of the chloroplast genome. From The ...

Genetics Unzipped: The Genesis Machine

Posted by , on 8 September 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re exploring the frontiers of genetic engineering and synthetic biology with Amy Webb and Andrew Hessel, authors of the new book ...

Genetics Unzipped: The genetics of society - how to be a queen bee

Posted by , on 25 August 2022

Dr Sally Le Page looks at the genetics of societies, exploring how genes underpin the rigid social structures and roles in bees, and how they can rise up the ranks ...

Genetics Unzipped: Hap-pea 200th Birthday, Mendel!

Posted by , on 11 August 2022

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we celebrate the 200th birthday of Gregor Mendel and learn about the latest research into the genetics of human social traits ...

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