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Genetics Unzipped: Sex and the Single Cell

Posted by , on 10 March 2022

In this week’s episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re exploring groundbreaking discoveries about the secret sex lives of cancer cells, and what it means for our understanding of tumour ...

Genetics Unzipped: Genetics of the Americas - from migration to the modern day

Posted by , on 24 February 2022

In this week’s episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re looking at a genetic history of the Americas. We chat with Jennifer Raff about the controversies surrounding how humans first ...

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 - 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.

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