I recently completed some research for Orinoco Media and the British Physiological Society on the topic of stress response. This resulting animation serves to help students prepare for their exams by encouraging them to manage stress.
The People Speak returned to Imperial Science Festival in May 2017. This time with a slightly younger audience we talked about time travel, how you can change the world and what can be done about Donald Trump? Mikey and I co-hosted the discussion and we went to some strange and peculiar places, even by our standards!
Hosting a talk show at an event like Hackstock is always going to be interesting. The discussions are vibrant and bonkers with ideas coming at you from all directions. From virtual reality to science fiction, hallucinogens, existentialism, politics, art, science, all areas of philosophy, spirituality and technology, we went there…
There was even a special guest appearance by some members of Kraftwerk!
Every morning you wake up and rub your eyes. Why? Probably because of the build up of that crusty gunky stuff. It seems the more your sleep the more builds up. So you have to wonder, what’s it like for those notoriously lethargic creatures, sloths?
Read my article for BBC Earth to explore the sleepy world of these animals.
Whales can be some of the largest animals ever to have lived. Their nostrils can be wide enough for a person to stick their head in, so their sneezes should be truly spectacular. Read my recent article.
My recent story for BBC Earth is on autocannibalism, the act of eating oneself. There are many kinds of animals that eat members of their own species but some, either through accident or intention, eat parts of themselves! Read on to satisfy your morbid curiosity.
Talkaoke was in the EU Corner at The Natural History Museum for Science Uncovered 2016.
We talked about things like driverless cars, economics, dinosaurs, politics and Star Trek.
Talkaoke, in conjunction with Chat Lab from Queen Mary, was at ExCel Centre in London for 4 days of New Scientist Live, a festival of ideas and discovery.
There’s also lots of photos from the event here…
My latest science story for the BBC on the topic of dog psychology. Why is it smaller dogs seem to have aggressive behaviours? Is this real, imagined, acquired, innate? Read the article to explore more…