Scientific Methods: References

“Where’s your reference for that?” – is a commonly asked question on social media wherever there is an intense discussion involving two opposing sides. It is now so embedded within us because of ‘fake news’ that has spread globally.   The importance of referencing and using the correct ones is essential to the scientific process…

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The Scientific Case for going Organic

FOOD AND THE ENVIRONMENT – These are the two issues that almost everyone cares deeply about. We have placed so much emotional investment into these two issues (and rightly so) that sometimes subjectivity can blind us from seeing the true scientific evidence. Here I want to put the focus on organic produce: Is it safe?…

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Genetic Ancestry Testing and Race

Ever since the Brexit referendum racial attacks in the UK have been on the rise but unity and respect have risen up from the masses as people come together. More than ever it has become important to break down the barriers that cause division. Last year Momondo’s video to do just this went viral. It…

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Science that fell under the radar..

With 2016 constantly keeping us on our toes it was easy for many  scientific discoveries to not receive the publicity they deserve. So in sight of this, I thought i’d share my favourites of the previous year with you! A NEW SPECIES OF HUMAN  A previous 1 million year gap in the human evolutionary tree…

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Use Science To Get Healthy

My apologies for not writing a proper blog this month, but December has been a busy month for me. Instead I have provided a special collection of previous blogs aptly titled to get you fit and healthy especially in the month where we are all coming down with colds, indulging in Christmas treats and then…

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Why Do We Sleep?

Lets start with the basics, what is it that makes us sleepy? Makes our heads drop off during lectures, texts left unread ’til the morning and afternoon naps such an essential… It starts with a substance called Adenosine, a by-product of the use of ATP in our bodies day to day chemical reactions. As soon…

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