Adam Rutherford tells us how to argue with a racist, hunting for ghosts in the genome, and recreating the discovery of the double helix in Lego.
Kat Arney explores the myths and misconceptions behind two of the most iconic images in evolutionary biology.
Who were the ancient Britons? And what can modern genetic and archaeological techniques tell us about their lives and loves?
Stories of sneaky sheep, substandard racing stallions, the Vikings of the Scottish Isles and news from the front lines of the sperm wars.
Exploring the latest advances in health technology such as CRISPR-based gene therapies, infection-fighting bacteriophage and a cure for HIV.
Unearthing the story of Edith Rebecca Saunders, the ‘mother of British plant genetics’.
We’re getting our hands dirty by delving into the poop-ome – the trillions of bacteria that live inside our guts and make up what’s known as the microbiome.
Take a trip in a genetic time machine, discovering the origins of ancient human populations and exploring the future of personal genome sequencing.
In this episode we’re celebrating the Genetics Society’s centenary with past president and Nobel laureate, Sir Paul Nurse.
We’re unravelling the story of the double helix, cracking the triplet code, and sketching out a Punnett square.