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Nobel Prize winners 2018

As the Nobel Prize season ends, I would like to quickly catch up on everything what happened for the past month at the Karolinska Institute and introduce you to this year’s laureates. Why? Firstly, because you might have had not enough time to browse internet in need for that information ALSO because I hope all […]

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science

Facts about drinking water

Hi, recently I compiled a series of interesting information about drinking water, which you may find useful especially during summer.   Water is the most abundant substance in our bodies (~60%) needed for digestion, temperature regulation, tissue protection, metabolic processes, electrical impulse conduction and joint lubrication. WHO stated that every single day, about 6 thousand […]

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Do anti-ageing creams work?

      There is no ready recipe for a magic anti-ageing potion but researchers know quite a lot about ageing processes already. Let’s dive in and find out what’s out there!   Skin – the largest organ of our body has a total area of 20ft2 playing central role in protecting our bodies from […]

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Truth bombs on microwave radiation

  I used to be that person. I believed that microwaves are destroying the nutritional value of foods because everyone around was saying so. But nobody bothered to check if it’s actually true. So I did it few years ago and quickly changed my mind on microwaves.   And now I’m going to share this […]

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Let’s end the war on GMO! 3. GMOs improving your life.

This is a third and the last post of Let’s end the war on GMO! series. If you missed the previous two, here they are: GMO concerns and GM foods. Today we are going to discuss the interesting GMOs outside the food industry. Let me know in the comment section how many of these examples […]

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motivation

When #scicomm criticism took a wrong turn

Let’s talk about the real reasons for #scicomm being increasingly popular. A couple of days ago Science – a highly-regarded scientific magazine has published a letter which has shaken science communicators’ world. A faulty understanding of the reasons why science communicators publish their posts/pictures /videos caused the most outrage (click on the picture to read […]

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science

Let's end the war on GMO! 2. GM foods

This is a second post from my educational series ‘Let’s end war on GMO’. You can read the first one, where I explain the science behind GMO concerns here. Firstly, I would like to thank everyone for high engagement of my pervious post on wordpress.com and social media. I am thrilled that many of you […]

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