It might seem that we have already explored and understood all forms of life on ground, but this is largely… Read more Trees are living things. How much living?
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?
Translating science from English to another language can be challenging sometimes, the proper word might be missing have several meanings.… Read more The rise of Musselman
Absorption Coffee ring effect Suspension Water permeation Drying Deposition Capillary forces Evaporation Sedimentation Layer-by-layer deposition Liquid Flowing Diffusion Velocity Concentration… Read more Ink: causes and effects
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
Scientific conferences: going, presenting, taking notes, and typing the notes! Going to conferences is always a lot of fun.… Read more Tales of the lab 15: Outside the lab: conferences
The archeological city of Angkor fascinates the tourists by the symmetry of the temples, the beauty of the carvings, the… Read more Angkor temples: What are the pigments?
I’ve just attended a Symposium about Women in STEM in Singapore (http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/conference/WiEST/2018/index.html). Here is a personal and local summary of… Read more Women in STEM Symposium
It is white with a lot of foam and the bubbles are getting larger when I turn the knob on… Read more Tales of the lab: 13 Bubbles