Neither a treatise nor a manual, this book -written by member of the popular science group Big Van- takes us through the biochemical basics of our world and our condition as living creatures, connecting our daily lives with the scientific knowledge and research carried out in different fields. Chemistry is the Question invites us to understand with a mix of pleasure and rigor the chemistry of life, a rare prodigy that fights to keep order and avoid chaos no matter the cost.
Helena González-Burón is a B.A. in biology and Ph.D. in Biomedicine from Salamanca. She is the author of several books, among them Tenemos menos genes que un brócoli... y se nota [We Have less Genes than a Broccoli... and You Know it] and Cómo explicar física cuántica a un gato zombi [How to Explain Quantum Physics to a Zombie Cat].