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Stories by Jayde Lovell

Is Wool Really Warmest for Winter?

Is Wool Really Warmest for Winter?

In an experiment pitting cotton against wool, two socks battle for the title of warmth heavyweight.

December 22, 2015 — Jayde Lovell and Bec Susan Gill
Gratitude on the Brain

Gratitude on the Brain

It takes a lot of brain power – and many parts of the brain - to fully give thanks.

November 25, 2015 — Jayde Lovell and Bec Susan Gill
YouTube's Rock Stars of Science Make a Splash at VidCon [Video]

YouTube's Rock Stars of Science Make a Splash at VidCon [Video]

Last week, 20,000 screaming fans swamped YouTube celebrities at the worlds largest online video conference in Anaheim, California. Alongside the young celebrity musicians, beauty gurus and pranksters, was an imposing lineup of science rock stars – scientists who have risen to Internet fame through their educational and personality-driven original content.  With tens of millions of views per video and hundreds of millions of views overall, these science YouTubers reach more young people today than Carl Sagan and Neil deGrasse Tyson combined.

July 30, 2015 — Jayde Lovell