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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:

Survival of the friendliest

What makes dogs so uniquely friendly? Scientists have studied the unique relationship between humans and domestic dogs for decades, but the role of genetics in shaping canine sociability remains poorly understood.

Dec 13, 2017 | 3.5 min read
Plants have deep roots in time

The evolutions of modern plants set its beginning earlier than we thought. Where it all began? How photosynthesis became a plants' feature? Old fossils hold the answer.

Dec 6, 2017 | 3.5 min read
Bringing the flavor back to modern tomatoes

Wondering why modern tomatoes are often so tasteless? New insights on their DNA offer a roadmap to bring back their tasty flavor.

Dec 1, 2017 | 3 min read
How do plants breathe?

Breathing air in and out is something that we, as humans, perform in every moment of our lives. Plants do likewise thanks to tiny mouths called stomata.

Nov 22, 2017 | 4 min read
Boechera, Why are you so Cool?

Due to their static nature, plants must adapt to their surrounding environment. Among other challenges, resisting to the sun-heat is a major one. How do they cope with that?

Nov 21, 2017 | 3.5 min read
How a fungus causes the collapse of salamander populations

Fire salamanders in Europe are threatened by a seemingly relentless pathogen. How will salamanders cope with this aggressive fungus?

Nov 16, 2017 | 3 min read