Instant Genius

Instant Genius Podcast: Algae, with Ruth Kassinger

Science writer Ruth Kassinger joins us on our podcasts, Instant Genius and Instant Genius Extra.

Instant Genius is a bite-sized masterclass in podcast form. In this week’s episode, we talk to science writer Ruth Kassinger, author of Bloom: From Food to Fuel, The Epic Story of How Algae Can Save Our World.


She tells us everything we need to know about this bizarre organism, from the animal that grows algae in its fur to why we should be including it in our diet.

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And if that’s not enough, you can hear even more from Ruth on Instant Genius Extra.

On this subscription-only show, available on Apple Podcasts, we take a deeper dive into the topics covered on Instant Genius. In this episode, Ruth tells us all about how we could use algae to tackle climate change.

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