This blog is dedicated to the most advanced frontiers of scientific research and the innovative therapies that are being tried out around the world. Furthermore it embrace the dialogue between researchers and artists to overcome the damaging barriers that exist between humanist and scientific culture.

contributors Luca Nicola and Paolo Rossi Castelli

This blog is dedicated to the most advanced frontiers of scientific research and the innovative therapies that are being tried out around the world. Furthermore it embrace the dialogue between researchers and artists to overcome the damaging barriers that exist between humanist and scientific culture.

contributors: Luca Nicola and Paolo Rossi Castelli

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3d ultrasound produces highly-accurate mapping of blood vessels

The ability to measure blood flow is essential in many diseases for understanding how much blood, oxygen and nutrients reach...

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An irresistible antibiotic from Princeton researchers

After many years of studies and unsuccessful attempts, the fight against the bacteria resistant to normal drugs may be at...

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#contagiousstories: a digital community to fight fake news on coronavirus

False information on the coronavirus and the spreading of fake news can have very serious consequences on people’s lives. This...

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Più rischi di effetto serra per “colpa” di un virus

More risk of the greenhouse effect because of a virus

On the surface of our oceans a phage (i.e. a virus that infects bacteria) risks modifying the fine balance that...

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#contagiousstories: what’s the best protection against coronavirus? Awareness and solidarity

Inés, a young Peruvian, currently living in Paris, has contributed to the creation of Makesense TV, a community that, through...

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#storiecontagiose Maxime realizza la sua meta più bella

#contagiousstories: Maxime scores his greatest goal

The coronavirus emergency, as we know, has radically changed all of our lives. Almost always by necessity, but sometimes by...

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Stress cronico, individuato l’interruttore dell’ansia

Chronic stress – the identification of anxiety’s circuit-breaker”

It has been known for some time that chronic stress (such as that which many of us have experienced during...

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in Senegal la lotta al Covid-19 si fa con musica e graffiti

#contagiousstories: fighting Covid-19 with music and graffiti, it happens in Senegal

The commitment of these Senegalese artists to the fight against Covid-19 has found a very fitting means of expression in...

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Dai ricercatori militari americani un nuovo vaccino anti-Ebola

A new vaccine against Ebola developed by the U.S. Army

While more than 100 types of vaccines against Covid-19 are being studied around the world, the search for drugs that...

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#contagiousstories: Haïti’s Scouts launch a hand-washing campaign

On March 8, wearing their khaki uniforms and colourful neckerchiefs, the Scouts started positioning themselves in dozens of locations on...

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The reason why the virus that causes Covid-19 is so infectious

Why is the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the Covid-19 illness, so efficient and, therefore, so infectious? Since the explosion of...

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#contagiousstories: Christian makes hand sanitizer in Cameroon

When the first cases of coronavirus appeared in Cameroon, 26-year old Christian Achaleke, who works in an organization for economic...

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Discovery of the “mechanisms” of enigmatic giant viruses

A study conducted by Michigan University (USA) is shedding new light on giant viruses - enigmatic viruses that are huge...

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#contagiousstories: Ben, Jinny and Wilson secure masks for New York frontline healthcare workers

It all started on Tuesday, March 17, when Ben Wei, a student from New York, received this message from his...

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Could a blood test detect Parkinson’s in advance?

Parkinson’s disease has an autoimmune origin, at least in part, and the signs of the onset of this disease could...

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#contagiousstories: Marietta offers to volunteer

She had worked as an intensive care and cardiac surgery nurse for 16 years. Then, in 2006, Marietta Hochstrasser, 51...

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#contagiousstories: Captain Tom fights for the National Health Service

To express his gratitude towards those that had looked after him with great skill and loving-kindness, Tom decided to make...

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Covid-19, a task force at Harvard to accelerate vaccines

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the efforts of the international scientific community to gain a much deeper understanding of how...

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#contagiousstories: Giulia returns to nursing

In the pool she is the last bastion of Setterosa (the Italian women’s water polo team) against the attacks of...

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The child psychiatrist Paul Ramchandani has been tasked with conducting research at the University of Cambridge into the role of play in child development.

Children also learn at home, but in a different way

The child psychiatrist Paul Ramchandani has been tasked with conducting research at the University of Cambridge into the role of play...

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How humans facilitate virus spillover

How humans facilitate virus spillover

The researchers published the results of their work in the scientific journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The expansion...

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Reducing salt strengthens the immune system

Reducing salt strengthens the immune system

There is something we can all do to strengthen our immune defences: drastically reducing our salt intake, which in the...

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How robots are helping to treat coronavirus patients

How robots are helping to treat coronavirus patients

The editorial of the journal Science Robotics is also dedicated to the potential of robots in the wards, especially during...

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Homo sapiens have to learn from plants

Homo sapiens have to learn from plants

In his book “The nation of plants”, the neurobiologist Stefano Mancuso, head of the international Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology at...

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immagine mappa vasi sangui

3d ultrasound produces highly-accurate mapping of blood vessels

The ability to measure blood flow is essential in many diseases for understanding how much...

> Read More
immagine

An irresistible antibiotic from Princeton researchers

After many years of studies and unsuccessful attempts, the fight against the bacteria resistant to...

> Read More
Nelson kwaje

#contagiousstories: a digital community to fight fake news on coronavirus

False information on the coronavirus and the spreading of fake news can have very serious...

> Read More
Più rischi di effetto serra per “colpa” di un virus

More risk of the greenhouse effect because of a virus

On the surface of our oceans a phage (i.e. a virus that infects bacteria) risks...

> Read More
fotografia di ynes yabar

#contagiousstories: what’s the best protection against coronavirus? Awareness and solidarity

Inés, a young Peruvian, currently living in Paris, has contributed to the creation of Makesense...

> Read More
#storiecontagiose Maxime realizza la sua meta più bella

#contagiousstories: Maxime scores his greatest goal

The coronavirus emergency, as we know, has radically changed all of our lives. Almost always...

> Read More
Stress cronico, individuato l’interruttore dell’ansia

Chronic stress – the identification of anxiety’s circuit-breaker”

It has been known for some time that chronic stress (such as that which many...

> Read More
in Senegal la lotta al Covid-19 si fa con musica e graffiti

#contagiousstories: fighting Covid-19 with music and graffiti, it happens in Senegal

The commitment of these Senegalese artists to the fight against Covid-19 has found a very...

> Read More
Dai ricercatori militari americani un nuovo vaccino anti-Ebola

A new vaccine against Ebola developed by the U.S. Army

While more than 100 types of vaccines against Covid-19 are being studied around the world,...

> Read More
storiacontagiosa6_da-haiti-gli-scout-lanciano-una-campagna-per-lavare-le-mani

#contagiousstories: Haïti’s Scouts launch a hand-washing campaign

On March 8, wearing their khaki uniforms and colourful neckerchiefs, the Scouts started positioning themselves...

> Read More
frontiere_ecco-perche-il-virus-che-provoca-covid-19-e-cosi-infettivo

The reason why the virus that causes Covid-19 is so infectious

Why is the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the Covid-19 illness, so efficient and, therefore, so...

> Read More
storiecontagiose_5_camerun

#contagiousstories: Christian makes hand sanitizer in Cameroon

When the first cases of coronavirus appeared in Cameroon, 26-year old Christian Achaleke, who works...

> Read More
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.

Paolo Rossi Castelli

Journalist since 1983, has been dealing with scientific divulgation for years, especially in the fields of medicine and biology. Creator of Sportello Cancro, the site created by corriere.it on oncology in collaboration with the Umberto Veronesi Foundation. He collaborated with the pages of the Science of Corriere della Sera for several years. He is the founder and director of PRC-Comunicare la scienza.

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