Women in STEM: dr. Lilith

For the third episode of Women in STEM, today I have the honor to host dr. Lilith Mabel Caballero Aguilar (@lilithlabs). Hi lilithlabs! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? Hi! My name is Lilith Mabel Caballero Aguilar, I am 30 years old. I was born in Mexico but IContinue reading “Women in STEM: dr. Lilith”

Genetics and soul mates

In a previous post, I talked about the genetic similarities in couples regarding alcohol consumption. I received lots of comment (thank you!) and people start asking me if among a couple there are also other genetic similarities. So, I decided to look into the scientific literature and came out with an answer: yes, there are!Continue reading “Genetics and soul mates”

We are what we eat

Food plays a fundamental role for our health in different ways: some food components are direct source for our metabolism, others have a regulatory role and others are used by the microbiome in our gut. Nutrients found in food have a role in preventing or induce several pathological affections, such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, typeContinue reading “We are what we eat”