I’ve spent so many years now in environments where women are not the predominant gender. Even though we were 50%… Read more Welcoming women in scientific labs: very little things.
Recently, I witnessed a drastic difference in the ambiance between a group predominantly composed of women and a group predominantly… Read more Scientific conferences: are we missing the point?
After the first surprise of such a shortcut, it is fair to realise that the concept of oxide is not… Read more Aluminium oxide is not aluminium!
“Knitting fans”, not “knitting grandmas” since knitting as a Sunday morning relaxing hobby is going more and more trendy these… Read more Plastics basics explained to knitting fans
After a few days of intensive lab training with a new student – which I like to call my little… Read more Tales of the lab: 1 Tape experiments
If you touch me I eat you. Only water with distilled or rain water. Leave it outside or close to… Read more Snapping like a Venus
Transparent and electrically-conductive flexible composites. Why should we care? Why do we need transparent and electrically-conductive flexible composites? These are… Read more Transparent and electrically-conductive flexible composites.
Touch Cold wet clay. Warming up in the hand of the potter. Drying. Soft and smooth, polished surface, or… Read more Living stoneware
Making music from cracking glass (thermal shock). Click on the link for the video and put the sound to the… Read more Singing Bowls