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

Human gut microbiome

140,000 different types of viruses in our gut

Surprising study published in the journal Cell. Many of these viruses infect gut bacteria. The majority, however, do not create...

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Blood system, vessels, veins and arteries

Cells are good at using “collective intelligence”

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London have uncovered the (efficient and complex) way that cells “decide” together how...

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Pancreas cells

Can a virus slow down pancreatic cancer?

British and Chinese researchers have genetically modified the Vaccinia virus (used for years in smallpox vaccines), making it capable of...

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Dopaminergic neuron

Covid – schizophrenia is a high-risk factor

According to a study by New York University, people with this disease are three times more likely to die from...

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Cancro al seno

Breast cancer – androgens to boost therapies

Male hormones, used many years ago and then abandoned (due to their excessive side effects), are now being used once...

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Cellula Tumorale

“Heating” chemoteraphy to make it more effective

The chemotherapy of the future could be administered through nanometre particles (i.e. particles the size of billionths of a meter) and heated by magnetic fields.     And for...

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virus parainfluezale

Surprise: the Covid pandemic has got rid of the flu

Of the many things brought by Covid-19, there is one that has left researchers baffled: the disappearance of the classic...

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tu youyou

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...

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batteri magnetici

Magnetic bacteria for super-precise anti-cancer treatments

A team from ETH Zurich is studying a new way, with an added element of science fiction, to make anti-cancer...

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may britt moser

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,...

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batteri intestinali sistema immunitario

Intestinal bacteria shapes the immune system

There is a very close link between our immune system and intestinal microbiota (i.e. all the "good" bacteria that live...

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carol nobel

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...

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exceptional responders

Hunting for patients’ secrets who resist cancer

We have known for a long time that a small number of cancer patients react in an extraordinarily effective way...

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elizabeth blackburn

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...

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chapare

Chapare, a new worrying and dangerous virus in Bolivia

It is called Chapare, and until some time ago it was an unknown virus, but now it is a cause...

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Françoise barrè sinoussi

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...

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ciglia test

New health tests resulting from the movement of “cilia”

Not many people know this, but our health and our wellbeing also depend on very thin filaments that literally float...

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linda buck

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...

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psicosi autoimmune

Do some forms of psychosis have an autoimmune origin?

Do schizophrenia and other forms of psychosis have an autoimmune component? In other words, are they caused by errors in...

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christiane nusslein volhard

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...

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cerotto infarto

A “technological” patch for heart attack damages

A hyper-technological patch may perhaps help, in the future, to repair hearts damaged by a heart attack. The results achieved...

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Gertrude B. Elion donne da nobel

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...

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carne coltivata

“Cultured” meat to reduce the problems of animal farming

Lab-grown meat has made new progress and is starting to resemble “natural” meat more and more. This is confirmed in...

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rita levi montalcini

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...

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Human gut microbiome

140,000 different types of viruses in our gut

Surprising study published in the journal Cell. Many of these viruses infect gut bacteria. The...

> Read More
Blood system, vessels, veins and arteries

Cells are good at using “collective intelligence”

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute in London have uncovered the (efficient and complex) way...

> Read More
Pancreas cells

Can a virus slow down pancreatic cancer?

British and Chinese researchers have genetically modified the Vaccinia virus (used for years in smallpox...

> Read More
Dopaminergic neuron

Covid – schizophrenia is a high-risk factor

According to a study by New York University, people with this disease are three times...

> Read More
Cancro al seno

Breast cancer – androgens to boost therapies

Male hormones, used many years ago and then abandoned (due to their excessive side effects),...

> Read More
Cellula Tumorale

“Heating” chemoteraphy to make it more effective

The chemotherapy of the future could be administered through nanometre particles (i.e. particles the size of billionths of a meter) and heated...

> Read More
virus parainfluezale

Surprise: the Covid pandemic has got rid of the flu

Of the many things brought by Covid-19, there is one that has left researchers baffled:...

> Read More
tu youyou

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...

> Read More
batteri magnetici

Magnetic bacteria for super-precise anti-cancer treatments

A team from ETH Zurich is studying a new way, with an added element of...

> Read More
may britt moser

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...

> Read More
batteri intestinali sistema immunitario

Intestinal bacteria shapes the immune system

There is a very close link between our immune system and intestinal microbiota (i.e. all...

> Read More
carol nobel

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...

> Read More
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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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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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