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

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 (print only)

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


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? / / 5 Oct

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

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

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 / / 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 / / 26 April

The scientific reason you might be accidentally stealing other people’s ideas / / 19 April 

Should I sleep with my phone in another room? Here's what we know / / 13 April

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

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

When the hell does spring actually start anyway? / / 20 March       

The most common vagina fears, answered by gynaecologists / / 13 March

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