Christmas baking for science geeks: Pepparkakor Synthesis

Baking is synonymous with Christmas cheer. In Sweden, a favourite Christmas treat is the Pepparkaka (PK) which is a thin, crunchy biscuit flavoured with Christmas spices and enjoyed with Glögg, the Swedish mulled wine. Current methods of Pepparkakor (PK’s) synthesis fail to address the needs of scientists who often required the integration of geekiness into… Read More Christmas baking for science geeks: Pepparkakor Synthesis

Science to fill the post-Christmas lull: a practical guide

We all know the feeling. The festivities are over and done with, the novelty of all of the newly-sort Christmas toys have worn off, and if you eat another morsel of food you may just burst. The post-Christmas lull. Those six whole days after Christmas until New Year’s Eve. The family are driving you crazy,… Read More Science to fill the post-Christmas lull: a practical guide