Amy Arthur is a science and health journalist, with bylines in Popular Science, BBC Science Focus and LiveScience. Her interest in science stems from her fascination with her own body, which began causing her trouble at age 15 and will likely continue raising interesting questions for her doctor for the foreseeable future. She currently lives in Pontypool, Wales, with her husband and their dog, Mabel. In her spare time, she pursues as many new skills as she can. Her interests include philosophy and pottery.