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  1. January 2014

    Episode 8: January 2014

    In this episode we discuss rats, ants, sharks and rays, and the pathogen that causes corn smut in maize.
  2. Meta-research

    Meta-Research: A Collection of Articles

    Curated by Peter Rodgers
    The study of science itself is a growing field of research.
  3. Episode 38: May 2017

    In this episode we hear about biofilms in bacteria, drug production, gender bias in peer review, nematode worms and how synchronising brain waves can boost memory.
  4. November 2013

    Episode 6: November 2013

    In this episode we hear about using electrons for protein crystallography, a receptor for carbon dioxide, arthritis, how the brain responds to a missing hand, and the best shape for whiskers.
  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. July 2014

    Episode 13: July 2014

    In this episode we hear about using photographs to diagnose rare genetic disorders, an unexpected benefit of exercise, hybridizing fish species, Rett syndrome, and using gene drives to eradicate disease.
  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. January 2015

    Episode 17: January 2015

    In this episode we hear about controlling sperm by optogenetics, hibernation, body clocks, enzyme structure, and a way to overcome stress-induced infertility.
  9. August 2016

    Episode 31: August 2016

    In this episode we hear about human height, fish joints, colour vision, chimpanzees using tools and open science.
  10. 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.