Mike McRae started his science career more than twenty ago in a hospital medical laboratory. With a passion for education he took to teaching science in London, followed by a year entertaining children across Australia with Questacon’s Science Circus. Mike has been writing science for over a decade, working with the CSIRO, ABC, and the Australian Museum to produce educational materials, to inform, and to entertain. Today he writes for the popular online news service ScienceAlert, and contributes regularly to a variety of science news and education publications. Mike is the author of Tribal Science: Brains, Beliefs & Bad Ideas (UQP).