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

Contaminants in sea animals – including seafood

Dear readers, since Monday 20th of November I can tick a new box when I book my flights because I'm a doctor. The title is doctor in Environmental Engineering, but I say doctor in Environmental Chemistry as it better decribes the content of my thesis, which I summarise here. During the last couple of decades … Continue reading Contaminants in sea animals – including seafood

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?