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Genetics Unzipped – How to argue with a racist

Posted by on February 13th, 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 January 2nd, 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 December 19th, 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 December 5th, 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 November 7th, 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 October 24th, 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 October 10th, 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 August 1st, 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 July 9th, 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 June 20th, 2019

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