I got through to the London regional final of a science communication competition called FameLab. I didn't make the national final (feedback was that I had too much comedy, not enough science - a bit like my PhD really) but it was a lot of fun. I used a couple of props for my talk, namely a 2.5kg cow heart and a 1g mouse heart so I thought I'd stick a few pictures up. Sadly I didn't take any pictures of the mouse heart but I can find plenty more of those in the lab, so I'll get some more dinky heart pics up soon.
At long last, after almost a world record in procrastination, I have made my first YouTube video! I hope the first of many more to come on my YouTube channel which, like my Twitter and here, is going to be focussed on the coolest biology and medical science.
Take pity on my sorry self-esteem and like the video and subscribe to the channel. I'll only ask once*.
This particular video concerns a true one of a kind, Leonardo da Vinci. He became one of my absolute idols when I discovered his anatomical sketches years ago. More recently I lea...