How can I meet a scientist?

Unfortunately, it is well established that scientists are in someway distant from society. Thus, the communication between these two worlds seems to be difficult. Fortunately, in the last couple of years, different initiatives started to create a link between science and society. Today I will give you some hints to meet and talk with scientists.Continue reading “How can I meet a scientist?”

Women in STEM: Natalie

For the fifth episode of Women in STEM I gladly host Natalie, founder of @sheengineered. Hi sheengineered! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? Hi, I’m Natalie. I’m originally from Austin, Texas and I completed my undergraduate degree in electrical engineering at Texas State University and I am now aContinue reading “Women in STEM: Natalie”

Chemistry of chocolate

Not long ago, I posted an article regarding comfort food. Well, I sometimes eat chocolate when I am feeling sad. What is so special about chocolate? First of all different cocoa varieties have different characteristics: Forastero, for example, has strong aroma, while Nacional has more aromatic and floral notes. More than 600 molecules are involvedContinue reading “Chemistry of chocolate”