34 episodes

Tiny Expeditions is all about taking little journeys into the tiny science of genetics, DNA and inheritance. This podcast doesn't shy away from science, but it's produced with you in mind. Everyone should be able to listen and walk away feeling smarter about the genetic code that defines the world around us.

Tiny Expeditions - A Podcast about Genetics, DNA and Inheritance HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Tiny Expeditions is all about taking little journeys into the tiny science of genetics, DNA and inheritance. This podcast doesn't shy away from science, but it's produced with you in mind. Everyone should be able to listen and walk away feeling smarter about the genetic code that defines the world around us.

    Real vs. Reel: The portrayal of science in pop culture

    Real vs. Reel: The portrayal of science in pop culture

    Join us for this tiny expedition into the world of genetics in pop culture. This episode broadly examines how science is represented in movies, TV shows, and more, setting the stage for the rest of the season. To go behind the scenes and learn more about this episode, visit “Real versus Reel: The portrayal of science in pop culture.” Thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter at @ExpeditionsTiny. To receive episode updates and bonus material, subscribe to our mailing list here.

    • 24 min
    Tiny Expeditions Season 5 Promo

    Tiny Expeditions Season 5 Promo

    Genetics and biotechnology are everywhere in pop culture these days. But have you ever wondered if the science behind those movies and TV shows is realistic? We’ll be joined by expert guests who will help us separate science facts from Hollywood elaboration. We’ll explore the ethics of gene editing, see if CSI's forensics hold up under a microscope, explore the realities and limitations of genetic mutations, and more. Coming in April 2024. Thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter at @E...

    • 1 min
    Peanuts for the future: how students are collaborating to improve the legume we love

    Peanuts for the future: how students are collaborating to improve the legume we love

    Join us for this tiny expedition as we learn about a unique peanut breeding program that gives back to a local community in big ways. You’ll hear from several individuals involved in the program, including teachers and researchers. To go behind the scenes and learn more about this episode, visit “Peanuts for the future: how students are collaborating to improve the legume we love.” Thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter at @ExpeditionsTiny. To receive episode updates and bonus m...

    • 28 min
    Navigating Cancer: Precise science, precise care

    Navigating Cancer: Precise science, precise care

    Join us for this tiny expedition as we explore the world of precision healthcare. You’ll hear how scientists work to understand the genetic basis of cancer and how one company is helping make genetic testing and information more accessible for all. To go behind the scenes and learn more about this episode, visit “Navigating cancer: precise science, precise care.” Thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter at @ExpeditionsTiny. To receive episode updates and bonus material, subscribe...

    • 21 min
    Tiny Expeditions Promo

    Tiny Expeditions Promo

    Genetics doesn’t have to be complicated. Tiny Expeditions is a science podcast that explores how DNA plays a role in our everyday lives, from the food we eat to the medicine we take.Thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter at @ExpeditionsTiny. To receive episode updates and bonus material, subscribe to our mailing list here.

    • 40 sec
    Growing a Shrubbier Version of Rubber

    Growing a Shrubbier Version of Rubber

    Crossover episode! Join us and our friends and Genome Insider for this tiny expedition into the world of rubber. You’ll hear from scientists and innovators working to create better, more sustainable sources of natural rubber. To go behind the scenes and learn more about this episode, visit “Growing a Shrubbier Version of Rubber.”Thanks for listening! Follow us on Twitter at @ExpeditionsTiny. To receive episode updates and bonus material, subscribe to our mailing list here.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Cybur ,

Tiny Expeditions

Dr Neil Lamb is excellent. Topics are covered so well.

Sylvia Fritz ,

New favorite podcast!

I am majoring in biology and hope to go into genetic research in and after collage and have always been fascinated by evolution. This podcast checks all my boxes and I love learning all the new things discussed in each episode!

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