Jessica Pound

Deputy Science Editor (2015/16)

Jessica has written 11 articles for Nouse

GBBO: Chemistry really is everywhere

THE ONSCREEN chemistry between Paul and Mary, nevermind between Mel and Sue, completes the bake off. Sadly, only Paul will…

There’s a killer lurking in our water…plastic beads!

After much publicity and petition signing, today it has been announced that a ban on microbeads in cosmetics will be…

Olympic dopers

With the Rio olympics underway, the eyes of the world are watching and with a great focus on Russia. Many…

Gay lives matter – the controversial HIV prevention drug

This week the NHS has to decide whether they will fund a new drug for HIV prevention after overruling the…

The drone wars: Menace or a useful tool?

Drones are among the most topical pieces of technology at the moment. Not just a figure of science fiction depicted…

The secret business of not-so-legal highs

A quick Google search of ‘legal highs’ brings up many results of legal high sellers. By clicking on one of…

Glowing bacteria lights up streets

Driving past the Vangarde John Lewis on a Sunday night, it is striking to see the sheer number of unnecessary…

Embryonic modification – could we create designer babies?

Genetic modification of embryos has been the subject of heavy debate for many years. There are intense ethical arguments over…

Tim Peake – reaching new heights

As 2015 was drawing to a close most of us were preparing for Christmas, but not Tim Peake. He was…

A Christmas day of indulgence – why do we get so tired?

Many of us have heard that drinking a glass of warm milk before bed will help sooth one to sleep.…

DNA repair mechanisms – on the road to a cure for cancer?

The Nobel prize – the most prestigious accolade that can be awarded to a human dead or alive. This year…