May 23, 2020

Have you ever heard about Frankenstein’s monster? Victor Frankenstein was a scientist who invented a secret technique to impart life to unanimated matter. This allowed him to create a monster with human emotions and sensations.

We know that his is only science fiction....

May 1, 2017

Is it possible or will this be possible in the future?Researchers at Fundan University (Shangai) demonstrated that naked nano-emulsions or coated with chitosan can be transported along the nose-to-brain passage reaching the olfactory bulb.

The particle size plays an imp...

April 22, 2017

During the weekend I often go to a nice café for a slice of carrot cake and a cup of coffee. On a lazy Saturday morning there is nothing better than reading a book while tasting good coffee. Whilst I was enjoying my coffee, last weekend I realized how paper was everywh...

February 28, 2017

The famous scientist after whom the Nobel prize was named is not only famous for this reason! In fact, he is the inventor of dynamite, which is only one of his numerous patents (355). This is an explosive made of nitroglycerin and diatomite moulded into sticks. This is...

February 11, 2017

The element of this month is ARGON, which is a noble gas and the third most abundant gas on the Earth's atmosphere. This element was isolated for the first time in 1894 by scientists at University College in London. To do this they used a sample of clean air and remove...

February 11, 2017

Feel like trying some nice experiments at home during the weekend? Then chemistry and the concept of density can help you!

This experiment is very easy and the result will be wonderful! What you will need is:

- a bottle of water

- a bottle of vegetable oil

- an Alka Seltze...

January 28, 2017

What you have just read is true. In fact, a recent study conducted by the University of Missouri suggests that some genes may predispose to laziness and this might justify the fact that approximately 97% of American adults get less than 30 minutes of exercise a day, wh...

January 24, 2017

3D printers slowly became quite common devices in comparison with the past and can now be employed for a variety of applications.

Due to their biocompatibility and applicability in a huge number of fields hydrogels are perfect candidates for 3D inks to produce organs th...

January 22, 2017

These tridimensional particles are gold nanoparticles, a specific type of nanoparticles which is widely employed for biomedical applications and especially in diagnostics. These little spheres have a diameter around 300 nm and they appear as little cubes under the micr...

January 22, 2017

Visit our new blog! We hope you will enjoy it! "Is it Art or Science?" is a page about scientific images that look like art pieces.

It shows how science can be an art and how art can exploit science to obtain masterpieces! Who said that science cannot be creative?

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