TheBiologistThe society of biology magazine ■ ISN 0006-3347 ■ societyofbiology.org Vol 61 No 1 ■ FEB/MAR 2014

URBAN ENVIRONMENT

DEEP ROOTS Saving trees during urban development

Could biofuel from algae reduce our need for oil? the future of fuel

MICROBIOTA

GUT INSTINCT The body's bacteria and its impact on our health

INTERVIEW

AGE OF SUCCESS Linda Partridge on the biology of ageing