• Rosie

    What's the link between food, mood and the bacteria that lives in our gut? (that's my research question - punchline TBA) I'm a Master of Biomedical Science student, researching the Gut-Brain axis. I'm especially interested in the Gut Microbiota and its interaction with the food we eat. Tweet me @nutrineurosie !

  1. Building brains – how close are we?

    I recently finished watching the TV series on Netflix called Westworld. Yes, it came out in 2016, and yes, I was late on the bandwagon. But …


  2. How do taste buds change?

    When I was a kid I accidentally ate cat food. Not the little crunchy kibbles, which, admittedly, sometimes smell kind of tasty. I’m talking about the …


  3. Poop-a-pill – could someone else’s faecal matter cure depression and anxiety?

    Cast your mind forward 20 years, to a version of you that has depression due to a genetic predisposition. You’ve been on depression medication for a …


  4. Finding Jaques (and other helpful organisms)

    Now I know Finding Dory has out-hyped its predecessor, Finding Nemo. But if you can cast your mind back to P. Sherman’s fish tank at 42 …