Over the last decades the life sciences have gained increasing prominence in the public sphere, as the exponential success of our molecular gaze on life has been opening not only new vistas of knowledge but also unprecedented options to intervene into living processes.
As a post-doc, I used to assume that published work, particularly in high-ranking journals, was something you could rely on. Now the feeling is changed. A commentary recently appeared in Science (1) voiced a question that I have been asking myself since sometimes: how much of the published scientific work can nowadays really be trusted?
Host-Pathogen Interaction is a privileged area of observation of nature as it is where pathogenic microorganisms and host confront themselves with the common goal of "having success in the world". Microorganisms evolve very rapidly, and very rapidly develop an arsenal of virulence factors that are tailored around key host function.
UniStem Day event was first held in 2009 to connect high school students with researchers and his popularity has grown year after year. The event in Ferrare will be held on March, 15.
Le staminali sono arrivate in questi giorni a occupare il centro dell'attenzione dell'opinione pubblica grazie al caso della piccola Sofia, la bambina affetta da leucodistrofia metacromatica e trattata secondo il metodo del dott. Vannoni