An accidental scientist?

When I chat to other scientists about careers and why they chose science I hear some pretty amazing stories. Some had parents who were scientists, and were inspired to follow in their footsteps. Others became interested in science through some twist of fate – an encounter with a disease, perhaps, that set them on theirContinue reading “An accidental scientist?”

Non-essential essential oils

There’s a lot of things that are essential in our lives. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat.  Food provides us with essential vitamins and minerals – nutrients that we need, but can’t make ourselves. It also provides us with essential amino acids – building blocks for proteins that our bodiesContinue reading “Non-essential essential oils”