Science Writing (Before 2014)


Of heads and headlines: can a skull doom 14 human species?  published by The Conversation

We’re carrying evolution’s excess baggage – so why can’t we let go? published by The Conversation

Human evolution: science’s golden child or spoilt brat? published by The Conversation

Saga of ‘the Hobbit’ highlights a science in crisis published by The Conversation

Women sought for Neanderthal surrogacy? Not Yeti, thankfully published by The Conversation


Evolution revolution published by Cosmos Magazine

Out of our tree: did Homo mark the end of the swingers? published by The Conversation

Sex with the cousins: things are beginning to firm up published by The Conversation

Cave of the Monkey find complicates our Asia story published by The Conversation

Sex with our evolutionary ancestors? Proceed with caution published by The Conversation

Could the ‘Red Deer Cave’ people be a new species? published by Cosmos Magazine

New fossils confirm diversity was the rule for human evolution published by The Conversation

Ancient toe gets a foothold in bipedal evolution published by The Conversation

Defining ‘human’ – new fossils provide more questions than answers  published by The Conversation


Media puts its Bigfoot in it Yeti again: it’s abominable published by The Conversation

Sex with our evolution cousins? What’s not to love? published by The Conversation

Climate change, doomsday and the ‘inevitable’ extinction of humankind published by The Conversation