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  1. Working Lives: A Series of Interviews

    Edited by Emma Pewsey
    People with a PhD in the life sciences answer questions about their life and work.
  2. September 2014

    Episode 14: September 2014

    In this episode we hear about the spread of the ebola virus, the financial costs of research misconduct, aging in yeast, grooming in flies, and symbiosis between bacteria and fungal cells.
  3. September 2016

    Episode 32: September 2016

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

    Episode 33: November 2016

    In this episode we hear about the first heartbeat, African sleeping sickness, elephant genetics, the rubber hand illusion and women in science.
  5. 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.
  6. June 2016

    Episode 30: June 2016

    In this episode we hear about drug production, early career researchers, honeybees, human migrations and pain.
  7. 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.
  8. March 2014

    Episode 10: March 2014

    In this episode we hear about the mating habits of flies, radiation resistance in bacteria, how insects learned to smell, and the Hawaiian bobtail squid.
    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.
  9. 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.