eLife podcast

Latest episodes

  1. Picture of a Phauda flammans Walker moth

    Episode 82: September 2022

    In this episode, we hear about ancient populations, wild animals in cities, tumour cells under pressure, smell and mating in moths, and Africa’s potential for neuroscience.
  2. Mosquito on a poppy

    Episode 81: July 2022

    In this episode, we hear about e- cigarettes, the feeding behaviour of mosquitoes, gender inequalities in science, and how babies get their vitamin D.
  3. Episode 80: May 2022

    In this episode, we hear about insulin and the body clock, communication in baboons, the sleep patterns of animals in the wild, a new species of dinosaur, and how Covid antibodies produced in response to vaccines and infection compare.
  4. UV patterns in sunflowers

    Episode 79: March 2022

    In this episode, we hear about contagious cancer in clams, pregnancy and evolution in humans, how a taste for cereals preceded farming, ultraviolet patterns in sunflowers, and the eLife Ambassador Programme

  5. Time course of limb growth and regeneration on the Mexican Axolotl.

    Episode78: January 2022

    In this episode, we hear about the posture of an ancient hominid, limb regeneration, feline bacteria, ant colonies, and how old worms combat the ageing process.
  6. Yerba Santa leaf segment

    Episode 77: December 2021

    In this episode, we hear about coral bleaching, neolithic diseases, oxytocin, the evolution of disease genes, and plans for an atlas of plant cells.
  7. Episode 76: October 2021

    In this episode, we hear about the ways that junk food affects monkeys, grey hair, empathetic rats, using smart phones to fight COVID-19, and how the slave trade spread disease.
  8. Male baboon looking into the distance

    Episode 75: July 2021

    In this episode, we hear about the cost of high status, vaccine trackers, pain relief in newborns, Alzheimer's disease and how losing a partner can increase the risk of cancer.