How do we stop our social media obsession from making us a target for crime?
Kim Kardashian has risen to fame through her social media presence. Her constant posts on Twitter, Facebook, Snap Chat and Instagram gives us a sense of who she is and what she does.
In October 2016 Kim Kardashian was robbed and held at gunpoint in her Paris hotel room while in town for Paris Fashion Week. Robbers used her social media...
Opportunities to Volunteer – Research on Recovery after Stroke
Although stroke is the most common cause of adult disability in the UK, research on stroke recovery and rehabilitation is limited. Our research group uses brain stimulation techniques to try to improve outcome following stroke. We are currently looking...
SciBar - Parasites: Masters of Disguise
The parasites that cause human disease try to stay undercover, finding safe homes within the bodies of their hosts. Within these homes they can eat, drink and make merry, using the resources of the host to produce another generation of tiny parasites. But this can be very bad news for the host, causing diseases such as malaria. So it is...
The Impressive Strength of Interleaved Phonebooks
My latest entry for the Improbable Research blog concerns the impressive strength of interleaved phonebooks.
I managed to...
What Happens in the Bay Area Stays in the Bay Area
I am heading to the Bay Area to hang out with some of my peeps this weekend!