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CNR: Alamanacco della Scienza


N. 13 - 2 ott 2013
ISSN 2037-4801

International info   a cura di Cecilia Migali

International info

Canada-Italy: cooperation for nutrition


Organized by the Embassy of Italy in Ottawa, the event will focus on the Italian areas of excellence in food packaging, genomics and traceability. It will be held on 8-10 October at the University of Montreal and at the University of Toronto

di C.M.

Workshop: cellular communication


Organized by the Cnr-Ibf, the meeting will take place on October 16 at the Italian Institute of Culture in Tokyo. It will be held within 'Italy in Japan', the event that is bringing to Japan many examples of the Italian flair, culture as well as science and technology

di Cecilia Migali

The European Journal of Psychoanalysis is on line


The review has a new name, editor-in-chief and managing editor, as well as a new editorial board. We publish here the introduction by the founder and co-editor, Sergio Benvenuto, researcher at Cnr-Istc. The issue will provide an international forum for the exploration of the frontiers of psychoanalytic inquiry

di Sergio Benvenuto

Signs of life survive the harsh environment on Mars


An instrument similar to those used on Earth by art detectives and to sense explosives at airports will be taken into space for the first time by ExoMars, the European Space Agency’s mission to Mars in 2018. This Raman spectrometer will help space scientists to hunt for traces of Martian life

di Cecilia Migali

Obesity is linked with the 'self-made' fructose


According to a study of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, the cause of obesity and insulin resistance may be tied to the fructose our body makes in addition to the fructose we eat. The results are published in 'Nature Communications'

di Cecilia Migali

Frogs that ear... with their mouth


An international team of scientists at Esrf using X-rays has discovered that the Gardiner’s frogs from the Seychelles islands, that do not possess a middle ear, are using their mouth cavity and tissue to transmit sound to their inner ears. The study is published in Pnas

di Cecilia Migali