Freelance journalist & communications writer
Science and health
The relentless (and growing) problem of plastic ‘nurdle’ pollution
Beauty vitamins promise shinier hair, stronger nails, and suppler skin, but do they work?
Essential oils: So much hype, so little science
I asked skin care apps to fix my face
Can we create sunscreen that protects both humans and coral reefs?
Wearables can track your UV exposure, but preventing skin cancer isn’t so simple
The 'disaster psychologists' who helped after Mexico's quake
Is CBD oil a promising antidote or another supplement landmine?
Medical tourism is booming in Mexico
What's red and white and can help save the planet? (Answer: The humble menstrual cup.)
Nail biting: Gross habit or serious disorder?
Can compassion be taught?
The bottom line on dietary supplements
You can’t shrink, open, close or get rid of pores
Cities and government