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Luca Nicola

Copywriter since 1988, he began his career in De Agostini, and then chose to continue as a freelancer. Graduated in Philosophy, he is currently also a professor of Web Marketing at the Federlegno Training Center. As a communication consultant, he has been working for many clients for many years, including some large international groups. In 2012 he opened the personal blog “Mela N” where he deals with topics related to Writing, Communication, Content Marketing and Storytelling.

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Luca Nicola30 Dec 20205 min read

Tu Youyou, the Nobel Prize for her work on malaria

Tu Youyou won the Nobel Prize in Medicine, together with William C. Campbell and Satoshi Omura, for her important work on the cure for malaria.
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Luca Nicola23 Dec 20205 min read

May, the neuroscientist who reconstructed the map of our brain

May Britt-Moser won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2014 together with her husband Edvard I. Moser and John O'Keefe, thanks to her studies on neuroscience, ...
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Luca Nicola16 Dec 20205 min read

Carol, the youngest woman to win the Noble Prize in Medicine

Carol W. Greider won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine, along with Elizabeth Blackburn and Jack Szostak, for her research on cellular ageing
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Luca Nicola09 Dec 20205 min read

Elizabeth, the explorer of cellular ageing

Elizabeth Blackburn won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine, along with Carol Greider and Jack Szostak, for her research on cellular ageing and in particular on ...
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Luca Nicola02 Dec 20204 min read

Françoise, the virologist who discovered the HIV virus

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine, together with Luc Montagnier, for the discovery of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause ...
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Luca Nicola25 Nov 20204 min read

Linda, the scientist who unveiled the secrets of smell

Linda B. Buck won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2004, together with Richard Axel, for her work on olfactory receptors and for isolating the genes that, when ...
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Luca Nicola18 Nov 20204 min read

Christiane, the genius of biochemistry

Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1995, together with Eric Wieschaus and Edward Lewis, for her discoveries on the genetic ...
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Luca Nicola11 Nov 20204 min read

Gertrude, the scientist who revolutionized pharmacology

Gertrude B. Elion won the Nobel Prize for Medicine for her research on acyclovir, an antiviral drug. Over her career she registered 45 pharmaceutical patents ...
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Luca Nicola04 Nov 20204 min read

Rita, the pioneer of neurobiology

Rita Levi-Montalcini was the first woman to be admitted to the Accademia Pontificia (Pontifical Academy of Sciences) and the only Italian to receive the Nobel ...
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Luca Nicola28 Oct 20204 min read

Barbara, the founder of cellular genetics

Barbara was awarded the Prize in 1983 for her discovery of transposons, the genetic elements capable of changing position within the genome (the genetic ...
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Luca Nicola21 Oct 20205 min read

Rosalyn, the mother of endocrinology

Rosalyn Sussman Yalow was the sixth woman in the world to win the Nobel Prize in Science and the second woman to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine
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Luca Nicola14 Oct 20204 min read

Gerty, the first female winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine

Gerty Radnitz Cori was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1947. The prize, shared with her husband Carl Cori and...
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Luca Nicola29 Sep 20202 min read

DNA tests: what do they really tell us about our ancestors? | IBSA Foundation

DNA tests work really well to find out who a person’s parents are, but can give less reliable responses in other cases. To understand why, we have to know ...
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Luca Nicola22 Sep 20202 min read

Why are sugary foods so hard to resist? | IBSA Foundation

Sugar is a word that we all know, and that we usually associate with a sweetening ingredient. In fact, it is a general term...
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Luca Nicola15 Sep 20202 min read

Our neurons move like fish | IBSA Foundation

What do a school of fish swimming in perfect harmony and our brain cells have in common?
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Luca Nicola08 Sep 20203 min read

The infosphere is transforming our lives | IBSA Foundation

Today, we are living in unprecedented times, in which the clear division of the online and offline worlds no longer exists: this new dimension is what Floridi ...
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Luca Nicola25 Aug 20202 min read

A smart bandage for treating chronic wounds | IBSA Foundation

What inspires a teenager to take on the great scientific and engineering challenge of inventing the first ‘intelligent’ dressing? Anushka Naiknaware, who at ...
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Luca Nicola18 Aug 20202 min read

Which scientific fields will have the greatest impact on our lives?

In a recent interview Holden Thorp, a chemist and the editor-in-chief of “Science”, one of the most respected science journals in the world, spoke about...
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