Something about mass spectrometry

In a previous post I wrote about the fact that mass spectrometry is one of the tools used by food chemists. Now, I want to share with you a scientific article I recently published regarding coffee aroma. The story started when Nicky, a Thai student, came to our lab in Italy. She arrived with thousandsContinue reading “Something about mass spectrometry”

What does a food chemist do?

I am in my third year PhD student in food chemistry. The question I am always asked is: “What do you actually do?” In this post I will try to explain what I do. Being a food chemist (or food scientist, in a more general way) means to spend most of the time in theContinue reading “What does a food chemist do?”

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?”