How to win a Nobel Prize. And how I am following the rules.

I started this blog with the aim to share my first steps in Science, and I have always mentioned that these pages are written by an early-stage, not-so-important, bioinformatics-hybrid PhD student. Thus, I have never claimed a particular expertise, or to be important enough to be an influencer in theoretical biology. Of course, reading this post will … Continue reading How to win a Nobel Prize. And how I am following the rules.

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30 years of Art meeting Science. A lecture by William Latham.

Leopard jacket, a plastic red shirt. A kitsch style that only Brits can wear with unquestionable style. William Latham gains the attention at the first sight. Born in 1961, he pioneered the field of computer art, and got known for his organic artworks based on the processes of evolution. After having founded the Computer Artworks Ltd, game studio … Continue reading 30 years of Art meeting Science. A lecture by William Latham.

#ERN14, the "Italian Breaking Bad" screened at Sapienza University of #Rome.

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the European Researchers Night 2014. I am hanging at the Department of Chemistry of Sapienza University, getting ready to take pics to share with you on twitter and to report the roman side of this European event. In the meanwhile, I really want to share with you this amazing italian movie you … Continue reading #ERN14, the "Italian Breaking Bad" screened at Sapienza University of #Rome.

Was America discovered by the Romans? DNA sequencing provides evidence to substantiate this hypothesis.

Since my childhood, I was taught that the first european to set foot on the American continent was Cristoforo Colombo. Or better, the Vikings, but Italian education system never gave too much importance to those northern horned freaks. Then, when I moved to Barcelona, people argued me that Cristoforo Colombo's name was actually Cristobal Colon, … Continue reading Was America discovered by the Romans? DNA sequencing provides evidence to substantiate this hypothesis.