Crystals are not as uncommon entities as we might think. They hold a great value for catalysis, imaging, and drug delivery applications. We might be used to see water crystals in our ice cream, but we can also find them in our makeup, and in our fresh or aged cheese.
Lots of innovations have marked the history of protein science. From the resolution of the first protein structure, to the first recombinant protein that improved millions of lives, to the birth of proteins not present in nature and that only imagination could envision in a distant world.
Although we now…
Science and a personal experience
This is a hot topic for mums. Some say it is no issue, some say a small glass can have side-effects. I had a bad experience with my 18-month year old and started to look into the scientific literature with the eyes of a biologist…
The protein on the beach.
When you see something black or very dark coloured in nature, you can be almost sure this enzyme is responsible.
Time is the currency of our life.
We spend it, we manage it, we chase it, and we often try to stretch it. We track the passing of time each day with our watches, smart watches, agendas and well planned appointments. By arranging our meetings, car trips, shopping trips, chores…
Mentre si acquisisce familiarita’ con le nuove regole che limitano la nostra libertà di movimento e gettano una nuova luce dorata sul valore di avere un sistema sanitario efficiente, è facile perdere la visione d’insieme della diffusione globale del virus.
il forte ma dolce disinfettante che ci protegge
“Lisozima” potrebbe non essere una parola familiare per molti. È comunque una proteina, un enzima, abbastanza presente nelle nostre vite.