Butterflies with the largest and most colourful wings inhabit the Tropics, so do plants with the largest leaves and most… Read more A very considerate plant?
Since the second half of the 18th century and the Lumières, technical progress has been, with rare exceptions, antithetic to… Read more Getting inspiration from bamboo to build our next green technologies
Science communication is not only about spreading the word of major scientific break-through to the world. It is also, first… Read more One exercise, multiple lessons.
This year once more, the Nobel Prize in physics and chemistry was attributed. This year once more, the Nobel Prize… Read more The big men of physics and chemistry.
Safety rules are (or should be) universal. When safety issues are raised we are all equal. Aren’t we all “hurt… Read more International Safety Licence?
Experimentalists are in many ways different from theorists. Those behind their lab benches and those behind the black board. Earlier… Read more Experimentalists : trust what you see.
Switzerland is a very conservative place. However, it is also very modern, international, open minded. The culture of perfection and… Read more [She] May be a hundred different things
I was attending a conference when I found a box with stickers. I liked the idea. But then, that one… Read more Stereotypes: how can you be more wrong?
Safety is certainly an issue in a chemistry department. It is fairly easy to protect oneself from direct contact with… Read more Turning our labs green?