(See here for selected Italian articles)
Youris.com, March 2021 Even with the advent of vaccines, strategies for rapid and affordable testing for COVID-19 are still paramount. The lack of evidence that the current vaccines can completely stop people from being infected and the emergence of virus variants make widespread testing crucial. But what do we mean as a “rapid” test and […]
The main advisory body on the pandemic in Italy includes experts in many fields, but lacks expertise in crucial areas. Nature Italy, Feb 2021
When the postman knocks at your door with the DNA kit you bought online relax and repeat to yourself: “DNA is not a blueprint. And my genes are not destiny.”
Using naked boobs to disseminate science? The Tumblr blog Boobs for Science has just proved it’s no joke. Is it sustainable?
Sergio Pistoi for The Euroscientist In the successful Italian comedy, Smetto quando voglio (I can quit whenever I want), a group of young and talented scholars with no career perspective turns into a successful drug-dealing mob. The story is imaginary—a surreal rendition of Breaking Bad—but it is also the portrait of Italian academia.There, the shortage […]
The nerdiest playlist of anti-creationist rock tunes.
Stem Cell Briefings, International Society for Stem Cell Research