The Challenge of Monitoring Biodiversity

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:12:04 +0000

a guest blog by Charlie Outhwaite, written for the 2015 Write About Research Competition. Biological diversity, or biodiversity, is a complex term encompassing the variety of life found on Earth. It incorporates not only differences between species but within species themselves and of the environments and ecosystems where they are found. We as humans benefit […]

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Linda Partridge talks about the genetics of ageing

29 May 2013

Prof Dame Linda Partridge talks to Jim Al-Khalili, presenter of BBC Radio 4 Life Scientific Programme about the diseases of old age? 

Prof Partridge studies the genetics of ageing. From fruit flies to nematode worms, she uses simple organisms to unmask the secret processes that cause our bodies to deteriorate as we get older.

Listen to the podcast.

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