Author Archives: Laura Casares

Laura Casares
Laura is a physicist with a International PhD in Biomedicine from the University of Barcelona. She is currently working at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC, Barcelona) combining research with Science Communication and Outreach. She has participated in several scientific fairs and outreach activities and she is now studying for a Master's in Science Communication at UPF.

Hydraulic fracturing or Fracking is a controversial technique in which a solvent (water with chemicals) is injected at high pressure into deep rocks in order to break them so that natural gas and petroleum can flow freely. In a […]