eLife podcast

Latest episodes

  1. Episode 50: October 2018

    In this special episode, we discuss how tiny microbes in the gut – the microbiome – can have a huge impact on the lives of animals.
  2. Episode 49: August 2018

    In this episode, we hear about the RNA world, bovine TB, lung fibrosis, and why rock pigeons have different wing patterns.
  3. Episode 48: June 2018

    In this episode, we hear about why we always have space for dessert, how collecting seeds from large areas could help restoration projects, gut bacteria, the placebo effect and toxoplasmosis.
  4. Episode 47: May 2018

    In this episode, we hear about echolocation in bats, open science, a new use for aspirin, brain topography, and combining science and parenthood.
  5. Episode 46: March 2018

    In this episode, we hear about autism, insulin resistance, Sci-Hub, coping with low levels of oxygen, and how the brain responds to blindness.
  6. Episode 45: February 2018

    In this episode, we hear about disease control in insects, placental development, post-traumatic stress disorder, the mission to create a human cell atlas and how crickets amplify their song.
  7. Episode 44: January 2018

    In this episode, we hear about self-esteem, a new genus of extinct horse, the future of biological engineering, mosquito trackers, and sperm competition in salmon.
  8. Episode 43: November 2017

    In this episode, we hear about tool use in monkeys, sleep regulation, marsupial placentas, health campaigns and why science papers are so hard to read.