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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On the Culture of Evidence

I was recently asked to step in at two Café Scientifique talks for the London based charity Sense About Science to present the talk: Asking for Evidence (AfE) as part of their campaign of the same name. In a culture where the “questioning of authority isn’t always welcome” as Director of Sense about Science Tracey…

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The Physics of Guinness

Today is St Patrick’s Day. To any person with close relatives that are Irish, you probably know of this as a semi-religious holiday. To any of the rest of you, it is probably associated with the Cheltenham festival, various exaggerated Irish stereotypes, wearing green, and drinking green cocktails and Guinness. When you inevitably partake in…

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