writing since 2018



“No vaccine, no school”: the stark reality of how low vaccination rates cause a threat to everyone / Prospect / 19 Mar

Nearly half of global childhood cancer cases go undiagnosed / Nature News / 13 Mar

The complicated truth about social media and body image / BBC Future / 12 Mar

What hit Uranus? / All About Space / 28 Feb (print only)

Recovering water out of thin air / Technologist.eu / 25 Feb

How we can save hydropower / Technologist.eu / 11 Feb

All you want to know about fatbergs but are too disgusted to ask / New Scientist / 23 Jan

Using data to make cities greener / Technologist.eu / 14 Jan

Taking an elevator into space could actually happen. Here’s how / New Scientist / 8 Jan

Why it pays to declutter your digital life / BBC Future / 7 Jan

Here’s what scientists searched for in 2018: AI is up, stress is down / Nature News / 7 Jan


Bringing tech to the farm / Technologist.eu / 10 Dec

This company advertises pumping electricity into your own brain at home – should you do it? / The Daily Beast / 29 Nov

5 things the ISS has done for us / BBC Focus / 14 Nov

Brazilian butt lift: why is the cosmetic surgery so dangerous? / inews.co.uk / 5 Oct

How we’ll leave Earth for good / BBC Focus / Oct

Ada Lovelace, and the other women in science you should have heard of / inews.co.uk / 23 Sep

The clues to finding alien life could lie in Earth’s deep past / New Scientist / 8 Sep

Anxious? Depressed? Hyper? Distracted? Why ADHD in women is often missed / Women's Health / Sep

Gravitational waves could help find secret alien worlds / The Daily Beast / 8 Aug 

Can likes become votes? Why Cambridge Analytica's psychographic targeting might not even work / BBC Focus / May (print only)

The surprising secrets of the fastest stars in the Milky Way galaxy / The Daily Beast / 15 May

The hidden plastic in everyday objects – and the plastic-free alternatives you can switch to / inews.co.uk / 9 May

Laser-sticker contacts could let you shoot beams from your eyes / New Scientist / 1 May

This psychological trick explains how horoscopes can sound scarily accurate / inews.co.uk / 26 Apr

The scientific reason you might be accidentally stealing other people’s ideas / inews.co.uk / 19 Apr

Should I sleep with my phone in another room? Here's what we know / inews.co.uk / 13 Apr

Life on nearest exoplanet may have been wiped out by superflare / New Scientist / 10 Apr

Jupiter’s hefty twin found just 12 light years away / New Scientist / 28 Mar

When the hell does spring actually start anyway? / inews.co.uk / 20 Mar 

The most common vagina fears, answered by gynaecologists / inews.co.uk / 13 Mar

Is the UK cold snap linked to climate change? / Prospect Magazine / 26 Feb