Beating cancer and helping others can be a huge motivator for scientists like me, but for many of us, it's also the journey into the unknown, the technical challenge, the never-ceasing wonder that attracts us to a career in science.
I attended my first ever Beyoncé concert last Sunday; a highly welcome part- birthday present from my Aunt who secured three Golden Circle tickets to the Formation Tour at Wembley. So maybe I'll be working the rest of summer to pay her back, but still, you don't say 'no' to Beyoncé tickets.
Here we have selected 7 of nature's best architects; from deep down in the sea to nestled up in the trees, animals also know how to build impressive structures.
Thank you Teenage Cancer Trust. Even if I spent the rest my life saying thank you it wouldn't be enough, simply because without them I wouldn't be here to say it. From the bottom of my heart, from the top of my head to the tips of my toes, thank you, I love you and I will be forever grateful.