Lightning is an electrical discharge caused by an imbalance between the storm clouds and the ground, or within the clouds themselves. Most lightning strikes occur within clouds. Three elements are […]
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, […]
This article is the first one of a series of crossovers between science and another topic. I dedicate the following lines to the tight connection between science and art. I […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Fake news are the cancer of correct information, and they need to be fought. Both popular science and artificial intelligence can do a lot in this war.
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.