Selected Articles/Programmes

“Brain stimulation in children spurs hope – and concern”  Nature, 23 September, 2015

“Leave it out: are food intolerances fact or fad?” The Observer, 16 August, 2015

“Time to ditch milk? Exploring the dairy dilemma” New Scientist, 22 July 2015

“Exploding the nuclear family” Mosaic, 21 July, 2015

“Why neglecting your teeth could be seriously bad for your health” The Guardian, 19 July, 2015

“The mystery of the female orgasm” BBC Future, 26 June, 2015

“Forensics in Crisis” BBC Radio 4, May, 2015

“Do you need to go to parent school?” Mosaic, 3 February 2015

“Does sharing photos of your children on Facebook put them at risk?” The Observer,  21 September, 2014

“Master your metabolism: Are some people born to be fat?” New Scientist, 12 November, 2014

Frontiers: Anaesthesia  BBC Radio 4, 25 June 2014

Frontiers: Chronotypes BBC Radio 4, 18 December 2013

Frontiers: The Truth About Oxytocin BBC Radio 4, 17 July 2013

“Call off the pregnancy police – women want the truth” New Scientist, January 2012

“Can an unborn baby really taste curry?” Daily Telegraph, January 2012

“10 things to know about pregnancy” The Sun, January 2012

“The ever deepening meaning of the human genome” New Scientist, September 2012

“Scandal of an underfunded and undertreated cancer” New Scientist, June 2012

“The Review: Universal appeal and a stellar cast” The Times, February 2012

“Banishing consciousness: The mystery of anaesthesia” New Scientist, November 2011

“How fallible DNA evidence creates victims of chance” New Scientist, 18 August 2010

Basic text of  “How fallible DNA evidence creates victims of chance” available here

“Our happy hormone wedding: Couple test themselves for ‘cuddle chemical’ before and after ceremony” Mail on Sunday, March 2010