As soon as the plane’s wheels lifted from the ground, the feeling struck me with the power of a boron-enhanced fuel: LIYSF 2016 was over! Two weeks of meeting people from all around the planet, attending lectures given by world-class experts and laughing way too much. That’s LIYSF. Continue reading Bonding Through Science
Changing is difficult. Especially when it comes to things we consider immutable since the dawn of time. Eating meat is one of those actions everyone makes every single day without exactly asking themselves why. Continue reading Understanding Veganism: Ethics
Nowadays, we instantly know the sex of a baby. Just look at the headband around the little bald head or at the blue shirt they are wearing. If it’s pink, it’s a girl. If it’s blue, it’s a boy. This made me wonder: was it always like this? Continue reading Why Is Pink For Girls?
Pluto will always be in our hearts, that’s for sure, but there are some rumours floating around about a new ninth planet. In a recent paper, two astronomers said they have evidence for a distant giant planet in the solar system. Continue reading A replacement for Pluto?
New Year’s Resolutions: easy to make, hard to accomplish. I have mixed feelings about them. They seem like a great starting point, an opportunity for you to start making the most of your life, but more often than not they completely fail. Continue reading Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail
There are a lot of molecules and biological markers which are currently being studied to see whether they are or not associated with ageing. And when there is a multitude of hypotheses involved, it’s because we have no idea what’s really happening. Continue reading Making Our Way Towards Eternity
We spend two weeks of our lives kissing. Whether to show love, greet someone, exhibit affection or express respect, everyone does it. The thing is: no one knows exactly why we started doing it. Continue reading The Science Of Kissing