Chemmatters, October 2017
Genetic investigations are the latest tool for busting unsafe microorganisms and improving air quality in buildings.
Research on gut bacteria may change the way we look at anxiety, depression, and behavioural disorders
Choosing between wild and farmed fish is often a dilemma for consumers. Science gives us a heads-up for choosing at the counter and helps in the struggle to save the global fish stocks Sergio Pistoi, Youris.com Wild-captured fish cost twice as much as their farmed counterparts; a difference that many believe is justified by their better […]
Does technology expose cities more to terrorist attacks?
A celebrity in the materials world, Mark Miodownik dreams of colour-changing walls and looks at the future of renewable buildings
In a world hungry for energy, top scientist Michael Grätzel hopes to make solar cells more affordable by copying photosynthesis
How to talk about science to teenagers.
Genetically-tailored diets are in vogue. But do they work?
Using naked boobs to disseminate science? The Tumblr blog Boobs for Science has just proved it’s no joke. Is it sustainable?
Sergio Pistoi for The Euroscientist In the successful Italian comedy, Smetto quando voglio (I can quit whenever I want), a group of young and talented scholars with no career perspective turns into a successful drug-dealing mob. The story is imaginary—a surreal rendition of Breaking Bad—but it is also the portrait of Italian academia.There, the shortage […]
The nerdiest playlist of anti-creationist rock tunes.