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Stressed? You’re not alone…

Are we increasingly more prone to struggle with stress in today’s world and if so why? I probe the state of my mental health by taking a stress test to unearth how the human body responds and why; we’ll be seeing whether having a ‘gut feeling’ has anything to do with it and what we can all do to unwind a little more.

Dating: Past, present and future

For valentines day this year, I was set to work on looking at dating. Today, it seems apps are key but is that a good or bad thing? How have our relationship statuses changed as a result of this more casual approach to dating? And could we learn a thing or two from our elders? It only seemed natural to interview three generations of singles – my grandmother, my father and my brother – about their experiences of dating to get to the bottom of it…

Broadcast: BBC 5 live, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, ABC Radio National as on The Naked Scientists podcast

Caffeine: Friend or Foe?

If you’re like me and health is important to you, you are no doubt aware of the conflicting advice in the literature about caffeine. I drink quite a lot of coffee and just couldn’t find any guidance on whether the black stuff is good or for bad for me? How much is too much? And what am I doing to myself if I continually over consume?

Cue radio programme…

Broadcast: BBC 5 live, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, ABC Radio National as on The Naked Scientists podcast