November 18, 2015


BBC Woman's Hour: The maths and science of beauty - Mirror, Mirror


Carmen Lefevre and Lucinda Hawkesley discuss the science of visual attractiveness


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October, 2015


Science(ish) - Brave New World


Radio programme for Radio Wolfgang on the science behind Aldous Huxley's 'Brave New World'


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June 26, 2015


Was unser Aussehen über uns verrät

(What our appearance reveals about us)


Radio story  


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April, 2015


TEDxUniversity of York –  'Eat yourself beautiful'


Why eating fruit and vegetables makes you both healthy and attractive


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March 13, 2015


How your face betrays your personality and health


We are more than just a pretty face. It turns out the shape, size and even colour of our looks can relay some very important information about our personalities, health and sexuality. David Robson investigates.


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February, 2015


Radiate Health


Eating fruit and veggies can give you a prettier glow than spending time in the sun.


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August 27, 2014


Healthy glow from vegetables is more attractive than a tan, scientists find


Scientists have discovered that the 'carotenoid glow' from eating plenty of fruit and vegetables makes people look far more attractive than a tan


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