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Massimo Caine

Founder and Director

About Massimo

Harnessing his dual expertise in molecular biology and digital communications, Massimo is a steadfast advocate for science, striving to weave it into the fabric of everyday life. As the founder and editor-in-chief of TheScienceBreaker, he is not just chasing a dream, but actively building a reality where society and science walk hand-in-hand. His aspiration is not one of distant admiration, but of close collaboration: empowering every individual with scientific understanding and fostering a collective enthusiasm for discovery. His vision is one of unity, where society acknowledges the integral role of science and technology in shaping our shared future.

Massimo is the editor of 344 Breaks:

Studies of the bugs within: telling sickness from cure

Gut microbiota, the bacterial communities that live inside our bodies, more and more appear to be related to our well-being. A major challenge for modern medicine, especially in regard to the role of “our” bacterial communities, is telling apart what is a cause of a disease and what is an effect of how we treat it.

Mar 20, 2018 | 4 min read
For polar bears the cost of living is rising

A thorough field study performed in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas, shows that polar bears are experiencing increased difficulty in keeping pace with global warming.

Mar 13, 2018 | 4 min read
Swimming Against the Flow

Is your train moving or the one outside of your window-train? A tiny fish like zebrafish would be able to tell the difference in the blink of a...fin!

Mar 8, 2018 | 3.5 min read
Gut microbes as a novel anti-aging intervention?

Want a long-lasting life? Research shows that there might be an interplay between the microbes in your gut (gut microbiota) and aging. Hence, the answer is: take care of your gut microbiota!

Mar 6, 2018 | 4 min read
Children Prefer the Real Thing to Pretending

Playing can be seen as the "gym" of life for children. Therefore we encourage them to pretend-play the real-life ahead of them. However, given the choice, wouldn't them jump head in into the real thing?

Mar 1, 2018 | 3 min read
A new paradigm for metabolic health: reduced intake of dietary branched-chain amino acids

The less you eat, the more weight you lose...is this always the case? New insights on the metabolism of branched-chain amino acids might shift this paradigm allowing more calories for a healthier diet.

Feb 22, 2018 | 3 min read