Post with tag ‘science

  • 20/11/2014

    Language quote (6)

    “Grasp the subject, the words will follow.”

    Cato the Elder

  • 10/11/2014

    Effective communication in science

    I would like to share with you an interesting interview in which the popular actor Alan Alda (well, some of you are too young to remember him) talks about communication in science.


  • 06/05/2013

    Researchers are people

    When I was a kid I thought of Scientific Research  as the last frontier, the highest endeavor in the search for the first principles of life and nature. Only intelligent, smart, honest and truth-loving human beings could dare to jump on such a wonderful journey. (more…)

  • 30/04/2013

    Rihanna, learn your Physics!

    A little humour before a holiday  :D

    (Dedicated to Dr. Pere Miró)

    Diamonds refract light

  • 10/04/2013

    Can Maths predict the future?

    Well, not, or not yet… So far it’s something Isaac Asimov imagined, and numbers (Numerology) have been used since the times of Babylonia to define people’s character and future.

    But the truth is that mathematical analysis could ultimately predict global-scale random events by pooling predictions of random single-molecule events. (more…)

  • 28/03/2013

    The Chemistry of Easter Creme Eggs


    If you’ve ever lived in the UK (or you’re British), you probably know that “certain” (hey “C” if you want free publicity from me ship me 1 stone of your products!) creme eggs are a sort of national tradition at Easter. (more…)

  • 08/03/2013

    Happy Women’s Day

    Today, March 8th is the International Women’s Day, originally called International Working Women’s Day. Started as a socialist political event, the holiday blended in the culture of many countries, and now it’s become an “awareness” or even “appreciation” day. (more…)

  • 26/02/2013

    We’re finally here: The ICIQ blogs

    Here we are launching the ICIQ Blogs, finally!


    Pfffff … for many different reasons, perhaps the two most important are NEEDS and TRENDS. (more…)


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