Best Biology podcasts we could find (Updated February 2019)
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Big Biology
Big Biology is a podcast that tells the stories of scientists tackling some of the biggest unanswered questions in biology.
Each week I'll be discussing a different current biological research topic, explaining how it applies to the real world. There's so much research going on, but so little of it makes it to the general public -- I'm here to change this. Blog:
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This Week in Evolution is a podcast on the biology behind what makes us tick.
Mr. Jesse Craig's In-Progress Biology Class Podcasts at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado.
RadioBio is a podcast where UC Merced biology graduate students talk with seminar speakers for 30-45 minutes. Topics in biology will range widely, from molecules to ecosystems. Our target audience is anyone interested in science and biological research.
This podcast might not actually kill you, but it covers so many things that can. Each episode tackles a different disease, from its history, to its biology, and finally, how scared you need to be. Ecologists and epidemiologists Erin Welsh and Erin Allmann Updyke make infectious diseases acceptable fodder for dinner party conversation and provide the perfect cocktail recipe to match
Learning Biology
This is a review of what we are learning.
Speak Up For The Ocean Blue raises awareness of the variety of ocean science and conservation projects conducted all around the world. It educates you, the listener, on the different Ocean Conservation Projects that are happening around the world. By listening to our guests, I hope to inspire you to live an ocean-friendly life through their stories and the information I provide to guide you towards a living a life that will be healthy for the Ocean. On the podcast episodes, I discuss, sharks ...
Biology topics in a hurry. Based out of Indianapolis. I plan on adding topics regularly. Both general overviews and some in depth topics to come! Feel free to send topic suggestions.
This podcast features a dynamic dialogue between two renowned radiation oncologists. Listen to their forthright commentary about histology, molecular biomarkers, clinical studies, and combination chemoradiation therapy in the management of malignant glioma.
ASTRO Journals
Stay current with the latest studies in radiation oncology with free podcasts from the official journals of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). The International Journal of Radiation Oncology-Biology-Physics (the Red Journal) publishes the latest clinical research related to radiation oncology, radiation biology, medical physics, education, and health policy. The overarching mission of Practical Radiation Oncology is to improve the quality of radiation oncology practice thro ...
The Plants We Eat
The Plants We Eat is a podcast about the history, culture, and biology of the plants we eat.
Promoting strategies to increase healthspan, well-being, cognitive and physical performance through deeper understandings of biology.
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The Marine Conservation Happy Hour is a podcast that looks at the many different sides of Marine Science and Conservation in an informal setting - a during a pub Happy Hour, chatting casually over a few (or more) drinks. The show is co-hosted by Andrew Lewin, @Craken_McCraic, @DrScarlettSmash and @MarineBrit. Everyone is a marine scientist who is passionate about the Ocean, marine mammals (whales, seals, dolphins, porpoises, polar bears and more), sharks and other fish, invertebrates (especi ...
Seeker Plus
Built for enthusiastic science fans seeking comprehensive conversations on the geeky topics they love. Host Trace Dominguez breaks down big topics and digs beyond the usual scope to deliver details, developments and opinions on advanced topics in physics, biology, space exploration, psychology, and more!
The award winning Science Weekly is the best place to learn about the big discoveries and debates in biology, chemistry, physics, and sometimes even maths. From the Guardian science desk Ian Sample, Hannah Devlin & Nicola Davis meet the great thinkers and doers in science and technology. Science has never sounded so good! We'd love to hear what you think, so get in touch via @guardianaudio or
SkinPod is the dermatology podcast from the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Join us as we delve into the latest basic and clinical research in cutaneous biology and skin disease, featuring highlighted content from each issue, as well as interviews with leading researchers in the field.
The Show About Science is an awesome adventure into the wondrous world of scientific discovery! Each episode is filled with fascinating information from scientists and educators around the globe. Together with his guests, Nate explores everything from chemistry to aliens and from human brains to bat biology. Learn more at
Uncivilize is a journalistic exploration of the human rewilding movement—bringing you the stories of pioneers who have “left” our modern industrialized world behind to forge radically alternative lives in the 21st century. Using the long lens of human history (read: evolutionary biology, anthropology, indigenous knowledge and cultural history), each episode examines a future existence that could not only restore balance to an imperiled planet, but reclaim humanity’s original, inborn connecti ...
From research on cancer vaccines to why we feel pain, Genentech scientists are tackling some of the biggest challenges in human biology. Want to find out what they’re working on? Pull up a stool with host Jane Grogan, Principal Scientist of Cancer Immunology at Genentech, for “Two Scientists Walk Into A Bar.”
In the Foodist podcast Darya Rose, Ph.D. introduces you to real people on the journey of becoming foodists, learning how to get healthy and lose weight without dieting. A foodist is someone who uses Real Food to optimize their life for health and happiness. There is no right or wrong way to become a foodist, and everyone must find their own path or “healthstyle” that works for them. This means finding foods, habits and activities you love and that work for you. On the show you’ll meet people ...
Get knowledge and inspiration to apply artificial intelligence to drug development. Discover startups applying machine learning to biomedical research. Hear how biotech and pharma companies use AI to speed discovery and cut costs. Learn from academic researchers pushing boundaries in applying computation to biology. We interview leaders transforming drug development with data and algorithms. Subscribe now and never miss an episode!
This is a fly fishing education and lifestyle podcast hosted by Rob Snowhite, a renowned urban fly fishing guide based in Northern Virginia. Rob's background in biology, education, and fishing will keep you entertained for hours. Mostly family friendly. Contact Rob for episode sponsorship, guided trips, or custom flies. Produced by Jason Reif.
Nature Boy is a general science show hosted by four PhD graduate students studying plant biology at UC Riverside. Join Marvelous Michael, Mad Marschall, Jaunty Jess and Jon 'The J Bomb' the first Sunday of each month as research from varied fields is discussed, made digestible, and often criticized. An irreverent look at the often overly revered field of scientific research. Nature Boy is also broadcast as a radio show in China Town (Los Angeles) over the prestigious AM bandwidth. More infor ...
MASTERS OF REGENERATION RADIO FEATURES THE JOURNEY OF THE GLOBAL HEROES OF OUR TIME WHO DARE TO RE-IMAGINE OUR RELATIONSHIP TO PLANET EARTH AND THE CYCLES OF NATURE. We embrace our responsibility as apex predators on Earth to promote biodiversity with our presence and consumption choices. To accompany people through this profound shift in which humans understand themselves as ecosystems and being part of biological information flows, and genetic memory. To change the narrative on being human ...
Tech Tonics
Tech Tonics, the Podcast, is a twice-monthly program focused on the people and passion at the intersection of technology and health. Hosted by Lisa Suennen and David Shaywitz (the co-authors of “Tech Tonics: Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology?”) the show draws on their experience in business, medicine, and health-IT. The Tech Tonics podcast seeks to bring the people in the digital health field to life and, ideally, elevate humanism in a healthcare world captivated b ...
Benchtime Stories
Stanford grad students tell stories from the world of biology, highlighting the scientific method and the major discoveries that made the field what it is today.
Truesdale is a marine biology comedy podcast featuring LGBTQ+, Mental Health and Environmental themes, and is inspired by the adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Dr Mike Truesdale and his intern Scott Hopkins sail around the Philippines, running from the past and solving mundane mysteries.
First published in 1894, this wonderful travelogue by a famed naturalist and conservationist still remains a book that delights and informs its readers. The Mountains of California by John Muir recounts the author's exploration of the Yosemite Valley, Mount Whitney, the famed sequoia forests and King's Canyon among other places of immense natural beauty. Written in his characteristic zestful style, with a deep understanding and respect for nature, the book is a treasure trove of geography, g ...
The foundations of modern skepticism and objective thinking are thought to be rooted in the philosophy of Rene Descartes, the French mathematician, philosopher and writer. This great sixteenth century thinker also gave us theories on mind-body dualism and the concept of ethics as the highest form of science. He is considered the Father of Modern Western Philosophy. His theories also led to the emancipation of humanity from the doctrine that the Church is the sole authority over Man and led t ...
Contemplating Chaos
Sorry guys. We're Human. And with that comes a whole host of decisions, responsibilities, and general feelings of having no idea what the hell is going on. That inner chaos you feel when you can't find your place in the universe is there on purpose. That same chaos is what gave birth to us, and in the end, it is where we will return. This podcast is a series of conversations and contemplations trying to make sense of an existence that has none. Take a deep breath. We're all in this together. ...
Are you searching for stories to ignite your curiosity, teach you to perform better in life and career, inspire your mind, and make you laugh along the way? In this science podcast, Dr. Marie McNeely introduces you to the brilliant researchers behind the latest discoveries in science. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science.
Steven Michael King
Famous for seeing energy as accurately as scientific equipment, and his ability to teach anybody to affect biology , so strongly the electrical, photonic, ionic &blood microcapillary activity shows up on equipment both in front of hundreds &under double blind conditions...Steven Michael King of &"Steven Michael King Presents the Best in the world" and www.strategicconsultant.orgshares with you how to use energy in daily life, develop &use psychic abiliti ...
Post comments, criticisms and questions you may have in Biochemistry to help this blog develop. Use this as often as you need. The more we communicate...the more you learn.This material assumes an advanced understanding of biology and chemistry as all of these videos are created after the actual lecture presentations on the topics. Send me your comments!!
Race Capitol
Where a biologically biracial, politically black woman dissects racist and misogynistic narratives in the former capitol of the confederacy.
Nature Podcast
The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
The This Is Us After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of NBC's This Is Us.Show Summary: The Pearson family's generational story unfolds in this emotional drama. In moments of love, joy, triumph and heartbreak, revelations emerge from parents Jack and Rebecca's past, while triplets Kate, Randall and Kevin discover deeper meaning in their present day lives. Successful businessman and father Randall searches for information about his biological parents. Kate finds love and self-accep ...
New and exciting data presented each day during the conference and address the potential impact on current clinical practice.
Take A Deep Dive Into Natural Health
The Foster After Show recaps, reviews and discusses episodes of Freeform's The Fosters.Show Summary: The series follows the lives of police officer Stef Adams Foster and her wife Lena Adams Foster, a school vice principal, and their multi-ethnic, blended family. Stef and Lena are the parents of Brandon Foster, who is Stef's biological son, and the twins, Jesus and Mariana, who were adopted as small children. At the outset of the series, the couple take in two foster children, Callie and Jude ...
In Our Time
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the history of ideas
Human Nature News
Humanity is an evolved species whose behavior is shaped by factors ignored by the social sciences and by mainstream journalists. Culture and economics are important, but so are genes, brains, hormones, body language, reproductive strategies, life histories and human biodiversity.Human Nature News reports and interprets events from the perspective of human behavioral biology, presenting interviews with scientists and other observers.
Mendel's Finches
The Mendel's Finches podcast takes a look at science and society from the perspective of PhD students in biology-related fields.Twitter:
Welcome to Eurekanerd, bringing you the finest and funniest in science news. We are Leah and Will, two nerds going through the press releases collected in Eurekalert mailing lists and sharing the gems we find. Find all this and more at eurekanerd.comQuestions? Comments? Leave them below, or email us at, and find us on twitter, @eurekanerdcast
Podcast by Tracy Cassels
Infants on Thrones
The Philosophies of Men, Mingled with Humor
Separating the biological perspective of human health from everything else.
From Altruism to Wittgenstein, philosophers, theories and key themes.
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With the Large Hadron Collider reaching its upper limits, scientists around the world are drawing up plans for a new generation of super colliders. Ian Sample weighs up whether or not the potential new discoveries a collider may make will justify the cost of building them.. Help support our independent journalism at…
A lot of people don't like bats, even Batman is afraid of them. But maybe people are just afraid of what they don't know. Today Dr. Greg Mutumi talks to us about what makes bats so unusual, interesting, and, like he said earlier....cute!
What role does one part of the federal government, the National Science Foundation, play in biological research in the US? How will their new funding initiative help us discover Rules of Life? On this episode, Art and Marty talk with two NSF directors, Joanne Tornow. the head of the Biological Sciences directorate, and Arthur “Skip” Lupia, the ...…
I recently took a cruise with my family to a number of places within the Caribbean; however, as I left for the cruise, there was an article that was released on the impact of cruise lines on climate change. In this episode, the MCHH crew provide details of the impact of cruise lines on the Ocean. Andrew also provides details on the specific exp ...…
There are many people out there that are posting about how they can't find a job in Marine Conservation. Finding a job in this field is probably the toughest thing out there for aspiring Marine Conservationists. There are more people graduating with similar degrees, but job availability doesn't seem to grow in the same way. This problem is why ...…
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how members of the same species send each other invisible chemical signals to influence the way they behave. Pheromones are used by species across the animal kingdom in a variety of ways, such as laying trails to be followed, to raise the alarm, to scatter from predators, to signal dominance and to enhance attrac ...…
Captive marine mammals should be a thing of the past and the story that the MCHH Crew is covering today is the perfect reason why marine mammal captivity should stop. Craken provides the details while Smash and Andrew ask the questions and provide the commentary. How do you feel about dolphin captivity? Share your thoughts in the Speak Up For B ...…
This week, mapping every cell in a mouse embryo and the benefits of cataloguing all the viruses on Earth.
Danielle Eubank is an artist that is preparing to go to the Antarctic to paint the Ocean as part of her almost 2-decade long project called 1 Artist 5 Oceans. She paints the Oceans with a mission to connect her audience to the Ocean as they may not have had the chance to connect with it in other ways. Danielle is a prime example of how we need ...…
March 15, 2019, Issue Highlights Podcast
Ready to finally learn about Bethany’s backstory? Tune in to watch hosts Lina Noory, Parris Rose, Candice Cruz & Danny Royce as we reflect on how “Bethany” turns into “Beth!” Let’s not forget our special guest casting director Josh Einsohn -- you won’t want to miss it! ABOUT THIS IS US: Jack and his wife - who is very pregnant with triplets -- ...…
Craken is in Sri Lanka working with Dr. Asha de Vos studying the effect of the whale watching industry in blue whales in Sri Lanka. Join Asha and Craken as they sit down with Selby Shah to discuss fieldwork, marine biology in Sri Lanka and the finding issues surrounded with Marine Conservation. Share your thoughts on this episode in the Speak U ...…
There is an increase in the number of people who are buying and/or exchanging 2nd hand clothing. A recent article in the Guardian highlighted a few women who buy, alter and sell used clothing to spread the awareness that we need more sustainability in the fashion industry. The method of the message is catching on. Sales in 2nd hand stores in so ...…
This week's episode is nothing like any of our past episodes, and there will never be another quite like it. How can we be so sure, you ask? Because this week, we're covering prions, the terrifying, genetic material-less infection that is 100% fatal and caused by nothing more than a humble protein. And not just any protein, a protein you alread ...…
Pacific White-Sided Dolphins have been observed swimming with Orcas during monitoring studies using drones. It's an interesting observation that has resulted in researchers asking the question: Why Do Dolphins Swim with Orcas? You may think that dolphins swimming with Orcas is normal and it is in a way; however, you must consider the fact that ...…
Rob sat down with Wanda Taylor at the 2019 Fly Fishing Show in Edison NJ to listen to and share her story. Wanda Taylor has been a professional guide, fly casting instructor, and author for decades. In this episode we learn about fly fishing for marlin and how to fight a big fish if you aren't a big person. Wanda tells a story about snorkeling ...…
Allison Kurian never had a chance. The daughter of two prominent academics, Diana Chapman Walsh the former President of Wellesley College and Chris Walsh, a renowned Harvard biochemist – Allison was destined by genetics and environment, it seems, to become the exceptional scholar and clinician-scientist who she is now. A self-described studious ...…
Dr. Talithia Williams is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Associate Dean for Research and Experiential Learning at Harvey Mudd College. In addition, Talithia is Host of the PBS Series NOVA Wonders and author of the book Power in Numbers: The Rebel Women of Mathematics. Talithia is a mathematician who does disease modeling. She has been ...…
Today we have Emma Lane back on the show. My last episode with Emma was all about SIBO got it got a great reaction, and, I pretty sure this one will too because Emma is a wealth of knowledge. Today we are going to talk about the bodies tells of disease. In the episode we discussed: How long have people been using visual tells as a form of diagn ...…
In a super-sonic special, we're sounding off about sound - where it is and where it isn't. Hint: It's not in space, but don't let that stop you. Questions? Comments? Email us at, find us on twitter as @eurekanerdcast, and even more at . Leave us a review on iTunes, and support us on Ko-Fi : https://ww ...…
Approximately 17 Orcas have died in Hudson's Bay over the past few years because they got stuck in the bay by the ice. The marine mammals went into the bay during the winter months when there was no ice present (during a period of warming) to stalk belugas and narwhals; however, the ice came back and the animals got stuck in the bay without foo ...…
Imagine you are a local rock lobster fisher that relies on the sale of your catches to support your family. There are only 2000 fishers within the community, so it's relatively small. Now, the state government decides it is going to take 17% of the fishery to provide funds for the local community. How would you feel about that? This situation i ...…
Nicola Davis talks to the theoretical physicist Paul Davies, who has been trying to find the solution to one of humankind’s trickier questions – what is life?
Nels and Vincent move back to reproductive isolation - this time, pre-zygotic, in the charismatic orchid bee where the males make chemically distinct perfumes to attract mates of the same species. Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiEVO Olfactory receptor gene under ...…
A long term great white shark survey conducted in False Bay, South Africa . has found that there has been a sharp decrease in Great White Sharks in 2017 and 2018. Those two years resulted in zero sightings of the once dominant shark species in the area. So what happens to a marine ecosystem when an apex predator disappears? Dr. Neil Hammershlag ...…
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss how artists from the Middle Ages onwards have been inspired by the Bible story of the widow who killed an Assyrian general who was besieging her village, and so saved her people from his army and from his master Nebuchadnezzar. A symbol of a woman's power and the defiance of political tyranny, the image of Judith ...…
I have the pleasure of having a great discussion with Danni Washington about sustainable clothing and for the need for people to rethink the way they look at fashion as it affects the Ocean. Danni is a Marine Biologist who is originally from Miami, but travels around the world to discuss Marine Conservation and support ecotourism and sustainabl ...…
This week, the links between atherosclerosis and sleep-deprivation, and how team size affects research outputs.
Hosts Candice Cruz, Lina Noory & Parris Rose break down part 2 of Songbird Road as Kevin attempts to help Nicky; Randall and Kate reflect on differing memories of their childhood and Rebecca comes to terms with not knowing everything about Jack. What’s next for the Pearson crew? ABOUT THIS IS US: Jack and his wife - who is very pregnant with tr ...…
Craken_MacCraic goes on tour with an episode of the Marine Conservation Happy Hour recorded in a (rather delightful) bar in Sri Lanka. He's joined by National Geographic Fellow and conservation technologist Shah Shelbe (@shahselbe) to talk about using drones in marine conservation.
Take your eyes off your phone or computer and listen to this podcast on your phone or computer! The Nature Boy crew is back to tell you why the things you enjoy should be eschewed, unlike the gum you enjoy which should just be chewed. Hear insights and excerpts from recent research along with that classic chemistry between hosts which you know ...…
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