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CNR: Alamanacco della Scienza


N. 1 - 16 gen 2013
ISSN 2037-4801

International info   a cura di Cecilia Migali

International info

Earthquake and volcano: predictability vs crustal diagnosis


In this essay, appeared in the current issue of New Concepts in Global Tectonics, Giovanni Gregori (Cnr-Idac) clarifies the meaning of 'forecast': "As it is the source of some basic - and very unfortunate - misunderstanding, mostly concerning communication between scientists, society, legislators, and decision makers". We publish here part of the abstract

di Giovanni Gregori

Oecd's outlook: a glance at science, technology and innovation


This new edition, which draws also on the contribution of various researchers of Italy's National Research Council (Cnr), covers issues that are high on the Science, Technology and Innovation (Sti) policy agenda in light of the current financial and economic crisis and major global and societal challenges such as green growth, and ageing societies

di Cecilia Migali

The human brain: from cells to society


A new report by Esf gathered together experts from philosophy and anthropology through to clinical, cellular and molecular neuroscience to discuss issues at the boundaries between biology and psychosocial interactions

di Cecilia Migali