The first full and accurate characterisation of the mineral whitlockite has been carried out using neutron diffraction at ISIS (U.K.), X-ray diffraction, electron microprobe analysis, and infrared spectroscopy
The government on Monday tapped the first ever woman president of the National Research Council of Italy. Maria Chiara Carrozza will be in charge of the prestigious institute for the next four years
Researcher Bianca Ambrogina Silva of the Cnr Neuroscience Institute has been selected as Scholar of FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence. This is a group of early career, independent neuroscience investigators based in Europe, and chosen for their scientific excellence, originality, and leadership
The Institute of Air Pollution of the Italian National Research Council (Cnr-Iia) and RES4Africa Foundation have started a programme of activities oriented towards international cooperation within the African continent. I am sending you a presse release from the institute entitled: "Cnr-Iia and Res4Africa together to improve air quality and energy efficiency in Africa"
The National Research Council of Italy is among the partners of "TRANSDAIRY project", financed by the European Union through the ENI CBC MED program and aimed at enhancing technology transfer among research, industry and Sme's in the fields of Key Enabling Technologies (Ket) applied to the Dairy value chain
Amongst the research projects selected by the Human Brain Project (HBP) to add new expertise to the community and to ihe research infrastructure EBRAINS, the GROW project (General-purpose Robot for Object retrieval in Warehouses) is coordinated by the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr-Istc)
The Italian Covid Data Portal aims to display the scientific data produced nationally on Covid-19 and Sars-Cov-2 and promote their open sharing. Developed by Elixir-it, the Italian node of the European bioinformatics and biological data infrastructure coordinated by the National Research Council, it aims to foster broader collaboration among researchers. The portal represents the Italian branch of the portal established at the European Commission’s invitation by the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) and other partners
A pandemic is a natural catastrophic event, a gigantic, prolonged "earthquake": unpredictable, but with the certainty that sooner or later it will happen, yielding devastating health and socio-economic effects. What we are learning from the Covid-19 "earthquake"? The website promoted by the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr-Dsb) is facing some big questions about the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic
New method to monitor genomic alterations in cancer patients. An easier, faster and cheaper approach. The collaborative study from the Cnr Institute of Clinical Physiology, Ispro, the University of Pisa and Florence, and Aoup, has been published in Molecular Cancer
The G6 network, which brings together the main European research organisations - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Centre national de la Recherche Scientifique, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft Deutscher Forschungszentren, Leibniz-Gemeinschaft, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft - commits itself solemnly and continually for the essentiality of the principle of freedom of research
A theme issue of Philosophical Transactions, compiled and edited by Elsa Addessi (Institute of cognitive sciences and technologies, Cnr-Istc), Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde (Institute Jean Nicod- Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris) and Thomas Boraud (Université de Bordeaux), collects some of the most recent studies on the economic behaviors of non-human primates, our closest relatives, highlighting the cognitive mechanisms underlying human decision making
On 22-24 February 2021, the final conference of the Bluemed Initiative was held in Rome. The Initiative, which is coordinated bt Cnr, aims to advance a shared vision for a more healthy, productive, resilient, better known and valued Mediterranean Sea, promoting the citizens’ social well-being and prosperity, now and for future generations, and boosting economic growth and jobs.
The Cnr-Spin Institute launched a website aimed at understanding the current pandemic and providing support to scientists, policy makers and society at its large, by comparing and interpreting publicly available data with an original approach
Foresight is a interdepartmental project of the National Research Council of Italy, aimed at elaborating coherent research strategies and addressing socially relevant problems related to environment, health, food, enery, security and transportation
Cnr-Isa is amongst the research partners of 'Stance4Health', a project funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 with tha aim of developing a complete Smart Personalized Nutrition (SPN) service based on the use of mobile technologies as well as tailored food production that will optimize the gut microbiota activity and long-term consumer engagement
Technology transfer represents the Cnr’s second mission, after the scientific research. Cnr-TTO is responsible for all the activities related to TT, namely protection of research results, IPR management and exploitation, promotion and support for spin-off creation, marketing and promotion of research results