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Zoe's first book, Sex, Drugs and Rock nā€™ Roll: The Science of Hedonism and the Hedonism of Science ā€“ hand-picked by The Guardian as a must-read science book ā€“ was published by Profile in August 2014.

Science has revealed why all human cultures are united by a uniform embrace of 'base' pursuits': without them, we would not be who we are.

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Heavenly Nipples celebrates sexual diversity at the Glastonbury Festival

Date: 9th July 2014

Publication: The Guardian

At this year’s festival, Guerilla Science used latex nipples, merkins and the Great Wall of Vagina to confront the pervasive discomfort humans have with our sexual diversity

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How magic mushrooms induce a dream-like state

Date: 4th July 2014

Publication: New Scientist

Anyone who has enjoyed a magical mystery tour thanks to the psychedelic powers of magic mushrooms knows the experience is surreally dreamlike. Now neuroscientists have uncovered a reason why: the active ingredient, psilocybin, induces changes in the brain that are eerily akin to what goes on when we’re off in the land of nod.

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Urban Myths: Can a coin dropped from a skyscraper kill you?

Date: 20th March 2014

Publication: The Guardian

As Britain unveils a new pound coin, we put to rest once and for all the question of whether falling change can, in fact, be lethal

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Online games offer trove of brain data

Date: 21st June 2013

Publication: Nature News

Study of 35 million users of brain-training software finds alcohol and sleep linked to cognitive performance.

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