Philanthropists bet on science

In the last ten days my attention has been caught by 2 couples: Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan and Bill and Melinda Gates. A fresher news concerning Zuckerberg came out only yesterday. Facebook CEO described ambitious plans for the company’s role in humanity’s collective global future in an essay published on Facebook, but in…

Science matters (whether you are a scientist or not)

In the last few days I’ve come across a couple of articles talking about science communication. This is not a new topic, it periodically comes up, but it’s always interesting to hear new views and opinions. The first article I’m referring to appeared on Nature and proposes the engagement with the public as a new…

2017 – A new story to write

“Keep it simple”. This is a kind of refrain that nearly obsesses me, but I reckon it’s a good advise. Since I’m still a blog amateur I stick to it for my very first official science post. In the last days, between 2016 and 2017, I read lots of articles talking about the biggest breakthrough…

Research beyond – a new challenge in a blog form

A scientific blog to go beyond my job (that I genuinely love). Science is amazing, but it is sometimes difficult to communicate and to explain. At least this is for me. When I’m asked what my research is about, I always feel like I don’t really know how to explain what I do keeping things…