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Genetics Unzipped - How to argue with a racist

Posted by , on 13 February 2020

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.

Genetics Unzipped - Icons of evolution

Posted by , on 2 January 2020

Kat Arney explores the myths and misconceptions behind two of the most iconic images in evolutionary biology.

New Light on Old Britons - podcasts from the 2019 Galton Institute symposium

Posted by , on 19 December 2019

Who were the ancient Britons? And what can modern genetic and archaeological techniques tell us about their lives and loves?

Genetics Unzipped - Sperm wars!

Posted by , on 5 December 2019

Stories of sneaky sheep, substandard racing stallions, the Vikings of the Scottish Isles and news from the front lines of the sperm wars. 

Genetics Unzipped - The future is now: Curing HIV, advancing CRISPR therapies, predatory phages for superbug infections

Posted by , on 7 November 2019

Exploring the latest advances in health technology such as CRISPR-based gene therapies, infection-fighting bacteriophage and a cure for HIV.

Genetics Unzipped - When 'Becky' met Bateson: Edith Rebecca Saunders, the mother of British plant genetics

Posted by , on 24 October 2019

Unearthing the story of Edith Rebecca Saunders, the 'mother of British plant genetics'.

Genetics Unzipped - Exploring the poop-ome, from microbiomes to metagenomics

Posted by , on 10 October 2019

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.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Take a trip in the genetic time machine

Posted by , on 1 August 2019

Take a trip in a genetic time machine, discovering the origins of ancient human populations and exploring the future of personal genome sequencing. 

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Interview with Paul Nurse

Posted by , on 9 July 2019

In this episode we’re celebrating the Genetics Society's centenary with past president and Nobel laureate, Sir Paul Nurse.

Genetics Unzipped podcast: Genetics by numbers

Posted by , on 20 June 2019

We’re unravelling the story of the double helix, cracking the triplet code, and sketching out a Punnett square.

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