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  1. November 2015

    Episode 25: November 2015

    In this episode we hear about deep-sea bacteria, cigarette smoke and lung disease, antibiotic resistance, unconscious perception, and the benefits of sleep.
  2. Episode 40: July 2017

    Hear about the sea urchin immune system, symbiotic bacteria in squid, anxiety and a training course to promote collaboration between scientists.
  3. A paralyzed bee buried with a wasp egg

    Episode 59: June 2019

    In this episode, we hear about the emerging field of palaeoshellomics, wasp eggs that keep their food fresh, a monkey with a missing visual cortex, new biological methods inspired by astronomy and how to mix a family with a research career.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health
    2. Microbiology and Infectious Disease
    Tropical disease

    Tropical Disease: A Collection of Articles

    Edited by Prabhat Jha et al.
    eLife has published papers on many tropical diseases, including malaria, Ebola, leishmaniases, Dengue and African sleeping sickness.
  4. Research Culture: A Selection of Articles

    Edited by Julia Deathridge
    Research culture needs to be improved for the benefit of science and scientists.
  5. People walking in an airport

    Episode 65: March 2020

    In this episode we hear about bats hosting deadly viruses, screening travelers for COVID-19, Tuvan singers and predicting educational success.
  6. September 2016

    Episode 32: September 2016

    In this episode we hear about ancient proteins, aging mice, mosquito nets, resourceful plants and cocktail party conversations.
  7. December 2016

    Episode 34: December 2016

    In this episode we hear about fossil footprints, taking medical research to the clinic, sleepy flies, team-working ants and diversity in science.
  8. October 2013

    Episode 5: October 2013

    In this episode we hear about how chimpanzees use conceptual metaphors, hyperactive sperm, the use of bacteria to estimate the time of death, stem cells and smoking, and a new type of bacteria.
  9. The silhouette of a head over a watercolour background

    Episode 62: December 2019

    In this episode we hear about bomb-proof tardigrades, how tuberculosis gets transmitted between cows and badgers, why ants do not get stuck in traffic jams, the state of mental health in academia and more.