efe-epaBy Alejandro Prieto Montevideo

A Spanish biochemist plans to bike across the Spanish-speaking world in a bid to encourage high-school students to develop a passion for science, an endeavor that he says enhances any human pursuit.

Alejandro Marin Menendez, a postdoctoral fellow at the prestigious Wellcome Sanger Institute in Cambridge, England, spoke with EFE in Montevideo about the genesis of a project he refers to as Scicling (Science-Cycling).