An innovative sensor will allow rapid, reliable and low-cost tests to diagnose the virus infection responsible for Covid: just blow into a straw connected to a specific device to have a reliable response in 10/15 minutes. The device was...
They were once considered the "bread of the poor" for their extraordinary energetic and nutritional properties. Chestnuts, a typical autumn fruit, have a high nutritional power and bring numerous benefits to the body: chestnut flour is obtained from their...
How many natural resources are Italian intensive farms consuming? While the strategy of the future CAP is under discussion these days, Greenpeace has tried to answer this question by measuring the ecological balance of the sector together with researchers...
Among the characteristics of graphene, its possible anti-viral power has attracted particular interest in the last period: a research conducted by a team of the Department of Neuroscience of the Catholic University of Rome led by Prof. Massimiliano Papi,...
Contact with nature is good for children as well as adults. Being outdoors, in fact, compensates for many of the ailments associated with confinement in urban spaces, and especially indoors, in children and young people, and affects brain and...
Worried about having gone too far with aperitifs and meals out during the summer and especially in the last month? No fear ... or rather less fear than you might believe! Why? Because most of the weight gain may be...
We cannot avoid it, we have to eat every day. However, our eating style, which involves increasing meat consumption, has negative effects on climate change. The fight against global warming begins at the table with what we choose to...
Spending time in natural environments can benefit health and well-being. This time the news comes from a research published in the journal Scientific Reports of the Nature group, according to which to have beneficial effects on physical and psychological...
Here we are in the hottest week of the summer and, for many, the fear of gaining weight arises, due to aperitifs, trips out of town, days at the beach and meals away from home, typical of this period. It...
Industrial production of animal products is a source of diseases and the next pandemic might spark from poultry, say the world’s leading authorities in emerging zoonotic diseases. Already in 2004, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Food and Agriculture Organization...

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