There is something that baby mammals always do: suck their thumbs (or trunks in case of elephant). Several benefits have been associated with thumb-sucking: it relaxes babies, it slows down heart and breathing rates and regulates stomach muscle movements. Thumb- and trunk-sucking is associated with food and mom, and therefore is the most comforting actionContinue reading “Thumbs and trunks sucking”
My 29th guest is Rebekah, PhD candidate in evolution and genetics of ageing and passionate science communicator. Hi @rebekah_jwhite! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? Hello! I am Rebekah, a British PhD student currently at the University of Exeter. I am in my first year, and researching the evolutionContinue reading “Women in STEM: Rebekah”
I recently started a collaboration with the science communication blog KnownUnknown and wrote an article on the chemistry of hangover. Here is the link: http://knownunknown.in/2020/07/15/the-chemistry-of-hangover/ Enjoy it!