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  1. 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.
  2. Peer Review

    Curated by Peter Rodgers
    A series of articles exploring how journals, funding agencies and universities review papers, grant applications and people.
  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.
  4. Meta-research

    Meta-Research: A Collection of Articles

    Curated by Peter Rodgers
    The study of science itself is a growing field of research.
  5. May 2015

    Episode 20: May 2015

    In this episode we hear about echolocation, bacteriophages, babies and pain, a neural code for food abundance, and how zebrafish can make their own sunscreen.
  6. 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.
  7. September 2013

    Episode 4: September 2013

    In this episode we hear about how flatworms regenerate, the evolution of photosynthesis, social interactions between mice, the properties of undead cells, and how steroids and genes interact.
  8. Moving On: eLife at Five

    Curated by Emma Pewsey
    To celebrate five years of eLife we catch up with some of our first authors and reflect on the current state of scientific publishing and peer review.
  9. Living Science

    Curated by Eve Marder
    Essays on the human side of science by Eve Marder.
  10. Episode 51: November 2018

    In this episode, we hear about mammals moving to the suburbs, LSD and the brain, publication bias, contagious cancers, and the effect of climate change on mosquito-borne diseases.