Life

Articles about human life, archaeology, anthropology, palaeoanthropology, philosophy and history of science...

06 April 2022

The 8 week journey to becoming a better science communicator...

14 February 2022

Teaching a scientist how to communicate in 8 short weeks...

31 December 2021

Why life in the post-covid-19 era needs common sense, not common law...

09 December 2021

A report on my eight-week experience with The Naked Scientists…

19 November 2021

My eight weeks with The Naked Scientists...

25 August 2021

If the pandemic has taught us anything it's that most of us are terrible at judging risks...

17 August 2021

Over 180 million people have been infected more than 10 million people have died from Covid-19...

19 July 2021

Is the COVID-19 chapter ever going to be over?

17 June 2021

Are you a budding broadcaster doing a physical sciences PhD with a desire to communicate more powerfully?

30 May 2021

Why ignoring the physical consequences of mental ill-health is a risk...

19 April 2021

Getting enough sleep is vital for health and wellbeing. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to do...

15 April 2021

Face masks have their place, but what's really needed right now is a breath of fresh air and a dose of common...

08 April 2021

Are the genes that helped us triumph historically now sowing the seeds of our metabolic undoing in the time of Covid-19?

17 February 2021

Creating digital dancing recordings to preserve traditional Greek dance cultures

03 January 2021

The role of science communication in the COVID-19 pandemic...

28 December 2020

Just when I thought I was getting on top of the rules, with a Covid-compatible Christmas gift-wrapped and ready to go,...

05 December 2020

A third of the human brain is devoted solely to making sense of what we see, so it's not surprising that graphs...

24 October 2020

The behaviour dubbed 'phubbing' is eroding relationships and basic fundamental needs. Here's how...

25 September 2020

Europe needs investment on a ‘wartime footing’

17 September 2020

The pandemic has shone a light on the structural inequality in food distribution and production

05 June 2020

Cheaper, lighter, and more energy-dense: the future of batteries?

03 June 2020

On the deck of the Bliss, beyond the reach of cellphone coverage, I sailed into my life before the Internet...

22 May 2020

How does an electric vehicle battery actually work?

12 May 2020

The NHS contact tracing app has arrived, and is causing controversy...