Anna van der Zwaluw

Anna van der Zwaluw


Stealing Our Thunder: Does Biology Deserve its Own Nobel Prize?

Stealing Our Thunder: Does Biology Deserve its Own Nobel Prize?

Biologist Svante Pääbo won a 2022 Nobel Prize for his sequencing of the neanderthal genome – so why did is the category Physiology or Medicine?
Unicorns at Chester Zoo!?

Unicorns at Chester Zoo!?

The arrival of a new okapi calf at local Chester Zoo is a vital step for the conservation of this endangered species
No more tears: tearless onions now sold in the UK

No more tears: tearless onions now sold in the UK

Onions are a must-have kitchen staple, but regularly leave cooks in tears. How is science helping to solve the problem?
Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, you’re damaging our environment!

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, you’re damaging our environment!

The real impact of real vs. fake Christmas trees on our environment (you won’t wish it was Christmas everyday)
Not-so-sci-fi: Could science reanimate the dead?

Not-so-sci-fi: Could science reanimate the dead?

Mary Shelley’s timeless classic has always inspired ideas of bringing back the dead, but with today’s technology are we almost there?
I can’t be-leaf it: How and why the autumn leaves change colour

I can’t be-leaf it: How and why the autumn leaves change colour

Every autumn, we know that the leaves will change and fall from trees, but what is the science controlling beautiful phenomenon?
Dinosaurs: how do we know what they really looked like?

Dinosaurs: how do we know what they really looked like?

Anna van der Zwaluw explores the surprising truth on what dinosaurs actually looked liked.
Eating meat: A big mi-steak?

Eating meat: A big mi-steak?

What is the impact of eating meat on our health and the environment? Anna van der Zwaluw takes a look from a scientific perspective.
Viruses, vaccines and variants: Everything you need to know

Viruses, vaccines and variants: Everything you need to know

Anna van der Zwaluw offers an update on the covid-19 battle, discussing the new variants and the progression of the vaccination rollout.

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