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.
We’re discovering our inner fish: finding out whether we really do go through a fishy phase in the womb, and looking at the legacy of Tiktaalik, the first fish to walk on land.
Stories of sneaky sheep, substandard racing stallions, the Vikings of the Scottish Isles and news from the front lines of the sperm wars.
Should we believe our eyes or our sequencing machines when it comes to deciding what makes a species, and could Jurassic Park ever become a reality?
Unearthing the story of Edith Rebecca Saunders, the ‘mother of British plant genetics’.
We’re digging into some of the mysteries around what’s often seen as the ultimate genetic disease: cancer.