Sergio Pistoi, The Netherlands
Do microbes control our mood?
Do microbes control our mood? If aliens were to examine a human, they would think we were just slavish organisms designed to feed microbes and carry them around. Our bodies contain ten times more bacteria than cells , and there are an estimated 3.
Sander Dorenbos: seeing the (almost) invisible with nano-wires quality - part 1
Sander Dorenbos: seeing the (almost) invisible with nano-wires quality - part 1 Detecting a single photon may seem overkill for most purposes. However, looking at such tiny amounts of light is essential for researchers working  with quantum computers as well as for  chip manufacturers, just to mention two examples.
Floor van de Pavert: seeing the (almost) invisible with nano-wires quality - part 2
Floor van de Pavert: seeing the (almost) invisible with nano-wires quality - part 2 The story began a few years ago, when two scientists from the University of Delft (see related story) developed a way to double the efficiency of currently available single photons detectors.