Sabbatical: basic chemical compounds

After 8 years and over 350 posts, it’s a pity that my posts collect virtual dust at WordPress’s server. So this year I’m bringing back some of the best stuff, which doesn’t disagree with publishing new material. You may have noticed that I care about science and languages. I mean, it's in the title of … Continue reading Sabbatical: basic chemical compounds

Pesticides, language and ‘Doctor Who’. What are pyrethroids?

I’m currently writing my PhD thesis in Catalan —and some percentage in English to get the international mention— when they reveal that the actor who will take the lead role in Doctor Who will be, in fact, an actress. Weirdly enough, both facts are closely related. If you saw the teaser of my first scientific … Continue reading Pesticides, language and ‘Doctor Who’. What are pyrethroids?

Big Finish Productions – ‘We love stories’

Little did I know when I heard about Big Finish that audio dramas were so addictive. Big Finish Productions is a British company that publishes CDs, downloads and some books. They produce high quality audios which are also suitable for practising your listening if you’re not a native speaker. It was not a coincidence that … Continue reading Big Finish Productions – ‘We love stories’