Bang goes the theory: Unhealthy Phone Signals

Bang goes the theory: Unhealthy Phone Signals

Bang goes the theory…or does it? Is there any conclusive evidence on whether mobile phone signals are unhealthy? This week’s episode of Bang Goes the Theory (aired on BBC 1 on Monday and available online for another three weeks) looks at the prevalence of...
Why Dream: Dream Manipulation

Why Dream: Dream Manipulation

Can an iphone app really manipulate your dreams? Why Dream:ON is getting the national press all excited… This week Sky News reported on a new sleep app called Dream:ON, which uses music to influence the sleeper’s dreams. For regular readers of the...
Are you egg-cited for Easter?

Are you egg-cited for Easter?

Easter weekend marks the end of Lent as well as the death (and subsequent resurrection) of Christ. Celebrated by people all over the world, of various Roman Catholic and Protestant denominations, its origins, as well as the etymology of the word ‘Easter’...
Does exercise promote sleep?

Does exercise promote sleep?

The claim from health specialists has always been that the more you move during the day, the better you sleep at night. But why? Is it simply that you work your body into a state to tiredness? And if this is the case then why is it that there are another set of...