Officina della Chimica – Chemistry Garage

“Officina della Chimica” or chemistry garage was a workshop I organized during the academic year 2014/2015 for my students. The idea was to play with chemistry in a more relaxed environment compared to usual lectures. Only 6 students attended the workshop, but they devoted three afternoons per week, their Eastern holidays and also part ofContinue reading “Officina della Chimica – Chemistry Garage”

Baby colic and cry

Let’s start from the basics: babies cry. It’s their (only) way to communicate. The evening crying of infants is usually associated with colic. In a paper of 1954 Dr. Wessel defined “colic” the crying of babies with the 3-rule: for more then 3 hours, for more then 3 days a week, for more then 3Continue reading “Baby colic and cry”

What do scientists and science communicators do?

Among other things, I am a scientist. Usually people say to me:” Ok, but what do you actually do?” So, the real question is: what does a scientist do? Scientists are basically curious people, interested in the wonders of the world, who want to crack the secrets of nature. To do so they (we) applyContinue reading “What do scientists and science communicators do?”