Food and spirituality

Today Catholics celebrate Easter. In Italy (and in most countries) we are celebrating it in quarantine, respecting social distancing. While I was looking for papers for my PhD dissertation, I found an interesting article, which explores the relationship between food and spirituality. Spirituality and food share the fact that they are not only about theories,Continue reading “Food and spirituality”

What is mass spectrometry?

Previously I wrote about some applications of mass spectrometry and in particular of proton transfer reaction – mass spectrometry (PTR-MS). You can read old articles here (1, 2, 3, 4). Today I want to explain in details how PTR-MS works. PTR-MS is called a “non-targeted approach”. Non-targeted approaches are used to investigate samples when markerContinue reading “What is mass spectrometry?”

How to make the best out of quarantine

Today is the 13th day of quarantine here in Italy. Now, also in the rest of Europe, USA and Canada schools and universities are closed (lectures continue online), lots of people are working from home and self-isolating from the rest of the population. This is not a good time. It is difficult to everybody toContinue reading “How to make the best out of quarantine”