Scientific literacy – don't be fooled!

Why should we care? Before we could answer the question who to trust when it comes to science and literacy, it is important to account for what, how and who measures it. The majority of…

20 years after Dolly or "where are all…

A sheep was born 20 years ago today, a group from Scotland (from the Roslin Institute) announced that they have successfully cloned the first mammal from an adult somatic cell. The achievement was in the…

XX in science

We have it wrong in STEM Yesterday was the international day of women in science. Truth be told, I only found out when I saw tweets with the hashtag flooding my feed. Part of me…

My list of science wishes for 2017

I'm known to be very bad at fortune-telling, so I'd rather share few things I hope to see happening in 2017. There are plenty of things to dream of for the (hopefully not so far)…

Not a hiatus, just "The Thesis" and a…

It was not all part of the plan I've been absent from around here for a while. It wasn't a planned hiatus from my favorite thing, from writing in my favorite blog... But doing so…

Bloody diets and academic hogwash

Anecdotes are a powerful tool in forming our opinions Science is often enough suffering by public misunderstanding, misconceptions and fear, and even scientists attacking each other. But while this is often uncalled for and predominantly…

Speak up, Nobel (A repost from my LinkedIn)

Mini-interview with Nobel4GMOs mastermind I love this mini-interview, but when I got to read the "I don’t know enough about agri-business to comment on the impact of this deal." I got extremely frustrated! Scientists and…