Welcome back! It's time for another installment of Teach Me in 10. This week, we are joined by the award-winning science writer, broadcaster and public speaker Dr Kat Arney.
Kat holds a degree in natural sciences and a PhD in developmental genetics from Cambridge University. She has spent more than 15 years working in science journalism and communication, including over a decade at Cancer Research UK, where she co-founded the charity's award winning Science Blog, and acted as a principal national and international media spokesperson. Kat is the founder and and creative director of First Create The Media, a communications strategy and content agency specialising in life sciences.
Kat is also the author of How to Code a Human and the critically acclaimed Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding how our genes work. She presents the popular podcast Genetics Unzipped for The Genetics Society, where she explores a myriad of topics relating to genetics research and its applications.
In this installment of Teach Me in 10, Kat teaches us about some of the key concepts from her latest book, Rebel Cell: Cancer, Evolution and the Science of Life. Where did cancer come from, where is it going and how might we beat it?