What are tumors? How do they arise? How are they diagnosed? How will the diagnosis change in the coming years? With a single blood test it will be possible to diagnose the presence of more than 50 types of cancer simultaneously.
After describing here the centuries-long interaction between science and art, in this article I present the connection between music and science. While art is a powerful tool of popular science, […]
5G is the latest mobile phone technology. Because misleading information and fake news about potential risks for health are more popular than real facts, I decided to collect some verified […]
“We’re not just fighting an epidemic; we’re fighting an infodemic”, said the World Health Organization (WHO) Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in February. What was he referring to? Covid-19 is surrounded […]
359 million tons of plastics are produced annually worldwide, and 150–200 million tons accumulate in landfill or in the natural environment. One of the most common types of plastic is […]
The number of people who recover from Covid-19 is the only good one about this pandemic. That’s why I’ve been thinking if to write this article or let it go. […]
It takes time to develop a vaccine The pandemic of Covid-19 is caused by the infamous virus SARS-CoV-2, better known as novel coronavirus. Scientist from all over the world are […]
Did you know that bullying persists also after high school? Did you know that Olweus Bullying Prevention Program and KiVa method are among the most successful strategies to tackle bullying?
Covid-19: here is how SARS-CoV-2 breaks into cells. What can research do about it? More than a vaccine.
A simple overview of how viral infections occur, and the latest research findings about SARS-CoV-2. A target for a specific therapy might have been found!
Science has incredible power. In few centuries, thanks to scientific knowledge, we nearly doubled our lifespan, boosting the quality of life, and we learnt a lot about the nature of […]
What’s like to be a researcher? Well, if you watched “The Big Bang Theory”, you might have an idea, which becomes correct if you remove the fun part. No, just […]
In this article I would like to make some clarification about animal testing. Animal activists raise usually three issues to fight the use of animals in medical research: Animal testing […]
Too often, violence against women is underestimated and, according to some people, the topic is exacerbated by the media. This post is dedicated to those people. I will give some […]
According to Bloomberg (the well-known company that performs data analysis and much more), in 2019 Spain is the healthiest country in the world. But how did they measure countries’ health? […]
I write this post to make some clarification about hematological malignancies, because there are several kinds, with similar names but distinct features. Blood cancers are unique in their kind, because, […]
Genetically engineered fungus kills 75% of malaria-infected mosquitos
Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report titled “Public Spending on Health: A Closer Look at Global Trends”. The topic is sensitive, because it concerns how much money […]
Usually, anti-vaxxers make improper use of scientific literature to support their lies. In this post I explain you how to identify a fake-science article and how to properly interpret vaccine-related literature.
In this post, I will focus on a group of diseases that is unique in its features: prion diseases. They are caused by misfolding of prion protein (see further), and […]