A graduated in Medical, Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology at UniSR, since 2017 she has been the contact person for Science Communication in the same University. Always enthusiastic and curious about science, she soon realized that her greatest passion is to communicate it with an accessible, albeit scientifically rigorous, language. She is the creator and curator of the divulgative scientific blog “UniScience&Research” and of numerous University Public Engagement activities, which create opportunities for encounter and mutual learning between researchers and society. Her favorite audience: children, tireless explorers of the world and genuine “why?” experts.
An hour back, an hour forward: twice a year, on the last Sunday in March and the last Sunday in October, the European population moves their clock. This convention was established in 2001 by the European Union with the main purpose of addressing the problems, especially for the logistics and...
On the occasion of January 4th, the date of birth of Louis Braille, the World Braille Day is celebrated: a system that has completely changed the life of thousands of people with visual disabilities, allowing them to write, read and communicate in writing.
Have you ever noticed that many memories we associate with the Christmas time are linked to a particular smell? It is often the scent of gingerbread cookies, cinnamon, and all those herbs and spices we use during the holiday season.
Culture and society, Curiosiscience
A moving video is viral these days: an elderly lady with Alzheimer’s wearing a pair of headphones. She is listening to the music of Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, and after a few moments a magic seems to sparkle: even from her wheelchair, she suddenly reproduces, with decision and feeling, the movements...
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier for their fundamental contribution to the discovery of an effective method of genetic editing, i.e. a precision intervention that allows the introduction of desired modifications within DNA in simple,...
The animal world is very rich in colors; animals live in a colorful world, but we rarely stop to reflect on how that color is produced and perceived, or how it has evolved.
Curiosiscience, Student Life
The emergency of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has led us to pay much more attention to hygiene and cleanliness. We already know the rules for proper and thorough hand hygiene, but it is a good idea to clean some personal items as well, to avoid the proliferation of unwanted microorganisms.