How many times have you heard about margarine being a nice alternative to butter? Let me tell you it is not. But why?Read more "Bad, bad margarine. Fats explained in 3 points"
How much you think you know about color? What if I tell you there’s no blue pigment over these butterfly wings?Read more "Structural color. The butterfly wings iridescent secret"
The Fleming fortunate mishap that led to the first antibiotic developmentRead more "The beginning of the antibiotics age; the penicillin discover"
Shrimps saving lives! Application like hemostatic bandages, or the nanogels loaded with drugs, make chitin and chitosan materials of a close futureRead more "Biocompatibility and 3 promising apps for chitin and chitosan"
An elegant solution that use bacteria in order to solve a contamination event.Read more "Bioremediation of TNT contaminated soil"
If you have heard about insulin, penicillin or bioethanol, you have seen the top of the biotechnology iceberg.Read more "What is Biotechnology?"
Chitin exoskeleton, a very successful material in nature. In this post we analyse its structure and why it’s a good natural resource for bioapps.Read more "Chitin: A biological approach to this material"