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You have been reading about the biologists behind the Ask A Biologist website. Now you can listen to them in our popular biology podcast show. Dr. Biology has been speaking with many of the biologists that are discovering new worlds and exploring new frontiers in biology. There are over 100 episodes and we continue to add more interviews. Each show includes a full written transcript and content log.

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Valerie Stout

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 013
Guest: Valerie Stout

Microbes are everywhere, but what are they? We get the inside story from microbiologist Valerie Stout about these tiny life forms including a slimy and gooey material many microbes make called biofilms. In fact, you have a daily encounter with biofilms and bacteria that can impact your health.

Miles Orchinik

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 012
Guest: Miles Orchinick

Feeling stressed out? Wonder what stress is or how to best to deal with stress? Then you might like to listen in as Dr. Biology talks with Miles Orchinik, Associate Professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, about his work on stress.
John Alcock

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 011
Guest: John Alcock

Well known animal behavior biologist and author John Alcock takes time out from his busy schedule to talk with Dr. Biology about his work and his writing.
Peggy Coulombe

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 010
Guest: Peggy Coulumbe

Podcasting is new to both Ask A Biologist and an exciting new science program called Science Studio. The host of this new show, Peggy Coulombe, talks with Dr. Biology about what it has been like to start podcasting.

Pauline Davies and Robyn Williams

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 009
Guest: Pauline Davies, Robyn Williams

Dr. Biology sits down to learn from two of the best science journalists in the world. Listen in as he gets some pointers from Pauline Davies and Robyn Williams.
remote sensors in the ocean

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 008
Guest: Susanne Neuer

Professor Susanne Neuerfrom the ASU School of Life Sciences talks about her research and how a person in the southwest desert can be studying deserts in the oceans. Yes, we said deserts in the ocean. Listen in to find out why.

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 007
Guest: Ron Rutowski

Biology, butterflies, and violin ballads are just a few of the things Dr. Biology talks about with ASU School of Life Sciences Professor Ron Rutowski.
Andrew Smith holding a baby Panda image

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 006
Guest: Andrew Smith

Journey to the Tibetan plateau in China for an interview with conservation biologist Andrew Smith. Dr. Biology learns about a cute furry animal called a Pika and how it is the key to survival for many animals that live on the plateau.

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 005
Guest: Cheryl Nickerson

Space travel and microscopic organisms. What interest are these two things to ASU School of Life Sciences Professor and Biodesign Institute researcher Cheryl Nickerson? Tune in to find out.
Pierre Deviche ASU

Ask A Biologist Podcast, Vol. 004
Guest: Pierre Deviche

An interview with biologist Pierre Deviche and his passion for recording some of natures most interesting animals. Humans are not the only animals that have dialects as you will learn in this show. Dr Biology tests your skills again with a mystery animal quiz at the beginning of this show.

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