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CNR: Alamanacco della Scienza


N. 6 - 30 mar 2011
ISSN 2037-4801

International info   a cura di Cecilia Migali

International info

FuturIct: a knowledge accelerator  


Cnr is partner of the coordination action, an international project that aims to lift our knowledge of social and economic systems to a new level of understanding, combining the best expertise across all scientific disciplines, from computer science to anthropology


di Cecilia Migali

A robot will help old people  


Cnr-Istc is currently working at a European project named ExCite, whose goal is to adapt an existing tele-presence robotic platform to support old people everyday life in social life. ExCite spans over Sweden, Italy and Spain


di Cecilia Migali

Rapid etching revealed by X-rays at Esrf  


Physicists unveil processes during fast chemical dissolution. The study appears as the cover feature in the current issue  of the Journal of the American Chemical Society and was carried out at Esrf, the joint research centre that counts Cnr among its main partners


di Cecilia Migali

How the lily blooms  


Harvard mathematicians reveal that ruffling at the edge of each petal drives the delicate flower to open, contradicting common theories of blooming


di Cecilia Migali