The science behind our addiction to likes

I’VE been spending a lot of time on social media lately. Yes, I’m one of those annoying millennials who seem to always have phone in hand. Even more so since I created my own YouTube channel. Now I seem to be constantly checking for new ‘likes’, subscribers and comments. It’s got me thinking that thisContinue reading “The science behind our addiction to likes”

Did you hear the one about the biologist and the worm?

If you’ve been on Twitter lately you might have come across some biologists having a bit of a feud about something called C. elegans. So what is C. elegans, and why is it suddenly a big deal? Well, the first bit is easy to answer. C. elegans is a worm. The second bit … that’sContinue reading “Did you hear the one about the biologist and the worm?”