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  1. July 2013

    Episode 2: July 2013

    In this episode we hear about plants doing maths, the evolution of cancer, why blood vessels don'€™t grow in the retina, the immune system and more.
  2. February 2017

    Episode 36: February 2017

    In this episode we hear about epilepsy, the sushi-belt model of transport in neurons, a mother in ancient Troy, the Amazon rainforest and bias in scientific reporting.
  3. A series of articles on the philosophy of biology

    Philosophy of Biology

    Edited by Helga Groll
    A series of articles offering philosophical perspectives on the life sciences.
  4. 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.
  5. April 2014

    Episode 11: April 2014

    In this episode we hear about neuropathic pain, gene therapy, insulin production, aging in worms, and how flatworms grow new body parts.
  6. Episode 37: March 2017

    In this episode we hear about helping people with paralysis to communicate, how exposing mice to nicotine can affect their sons, scaffold-building parasites, the origins of handedness and plain-language summaries of research.
  7. 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.
  8. A syringe injecting a clear liquid into the Earth

    Episode 56: April 2019

    In this episode, we hear about multipartite viruses, brain maps of people without hands, measles vaccinations, reproducible science, and how to spot premature babies.
  9. Blue sound waves on black background

    Episode 63: January 2020

    In this episode we hear about a fall in average body temperature over time, how our brain encodes seasons, why members of underrepresented communities leave academia and more.
  10. Episode 53: January 2019

    In this episode, we hear about memory consolidation, breast cancer, leafcutter ants, deep-sea biodiversity and the beneficial effects of oxytocin on our health.