Episode 5

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3rd Aug 2020

Life on the back of a turtle with Dr Jeroen Ingels

"I didn't realise that it is basically impossible to stop a turtle physically... it just rolls you over"

Not, it's true to say, what I expected to hear from an ecologist who has spent the last few years finding a surprising amount of interesting life living on the shells of turtles. But, it turns out, there are a lot of unexpected turns in the life of a meiofauna ecologist - from working in paradise to back-breaking hard work and from nematode paradoxes to biological calling cards...




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Phil Prime

One time Editor of Laboratory News magazine, now attempting to bring you the very best science in podcast form.