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  • Censis, italiani incollati agli smartphone: primo e ultimo gesto della giornata
      "Toglietemi tutto, ma non il mio smartphone", si potrebbe dire parafrasando il noto spot pubblicitario. Ma a vedere - nero su bianco - i numeri del rapporto tra italiani e cellulare, un poco ancora si sobbalza.Secondo il 53esimo Rapporto del Censis sulla situazione sociale del Paese, oltre la ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-12-12
  • GRAB Lab – Semester Success!
    The semester is about over and finals are upon us! That means that work in the lab is slowing down, though there are a few more experiments going on in between studying. The group also took a break from the busy end of semester to get off campus and gather ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-12-11
  • Il nostro sistema immunitario è un’orchestra e un esercito
    Debutta al Torino Film Festival il nuovo film di Elisabetta Sgarbi. Si intitola «Vaccini» e raccoglie testimonianze di scienziati e intellettuali. Ecco quella di Alberto Mantovani di ALBERTO MANTOVANI Caravaggio, «Amorino dormiente» (1608-1609): rappresenta forse un bimbo morto di artrite reumatoide
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-11-28
  • GRAB Open LAB!
    The GRAB (Gerdon Research in Analytical Biomaterials) Lab is planning an exploration open lab event for Emmanuel College students, faculty, and staff! Perhaps you’ve taken a few sciences courses, maybe you took those science courses quite a few years ago, or maybe you’ve never set foot in a science lab….but, ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-11-20
  • School of Science and Health “We Were You” Event
    Faculty members were once students too! Faculty in the School of Sciences & Health held a recent event titled “We Were You”, during which students were able to ask professors questions regarding classes, career paths, and how to find opportunities for research. The professors shared and related their personal experiences ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-11-20
  • È morta Maria Perego, creò Topo Gigio
    Rimanendo sul tema del topo, vogliamo ricordare con questo articolo Maria Perego,  la creatrice del topo forse più famoso del mondo "Topo Gigio" scomparsa in questi giorni. Nata a Venezia nel 1923, nipote di un marionettista dopo l'Accademia d'Arte drammatica ha inventato diversi personaggi tra cui Picchio Cannocchiale, ma il ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-11-09
  • Meet Dr. Nathan Lau!
    The Department of Chemistry & Physics would like to highlight our newest professor, Dr. Nathan Lau! Dr. Lau recently moved to the east coast from California and is teaching chemistry at Emmanuel College. He will be teaching CHEM 1102 - Principles of Chemistry II lab and lecture and CHEM 2115 ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-11-05
  • Il sarcofago del toporagno
    Ma cosa hanno in comune Wes Anderson e Juman Malouf con l’imperatore Francesco Giuseppe? La compulsività dell’oggetto da collezione. Wes Anderson non ha bisogno di grandi presentazioni: regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense, nonché autore del bar presente in Fondazione Prada. Lei, Juman Malouf, libanese di nascita ma londinese d’adozione, è una ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-11-02
  • Dianna Shields ’22 – Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis
    Dianna has officially started working in the research lab! She was able to use several literature papers alongside Dr. Gerdon’s calculations to assemble a protocol for uniform size nanoparticle synthesis. She has been using the standard Templeton method for nanoparticle synthesis with a few changes found in more recent papers. ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-10-30
  • Milano-Roma: numeri di due città a confronto
    Un confronto obbligato La recente classifica dell'Economist tra le città del mondo ha riaperto in Italia il confronto Roma-Milano. Un confronto non campanilistico per capire se la qualità della vita è veramente diversa nelle due città, per capire in quale misura è determinata da una sorta di “destino” o delle amministrazioni. ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-10-22
  • Chemistry Club and National Chemistry Week
    This upcoming week, October 20-26th, is National Chemistry Week (NCW)! NCW is an annual community-based program that unites members of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The goal of NCW is encourage individuals interested in chemistry to communicate and connect the importance of chemistry to their everyday lives in a positive ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-10-18
  • Logan McGloin ’22 – Micro Mineralization
    Logan is very excited to begin working in the lab this semester on calcium phosphate mineralization in microfluidics! So far, Logan made some great strides of achieving mineralization by running the system for about an hour per test, but has had some issues with air bubbles interfering with the mineralization ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-10-17
  • Alex Paige ’20 – Stuck on Calcium Carbonate
    After spending the past summer investigating the effects of selected DNA aptamers on the morphology and crystallinity of calcium carbonate, Alex plans on testing the aptamer’s affinity to calcium carbonate. Although the crystallinity and morphology experiments are done for now, there are still a lot of unanswered questions regarding the ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-10-17
  • Caivano, la scuola anti camorra: così dal degrado sbocciano giovani chef
    Un gruppo di ragazzi entra all’Istituto Tecnico e Alberghiero Morano di Caivano, provincia di Napoli: 900 gli iscritti. La sede è in un casermone basso e largo già destinato ad ospitare i terremotati del 1980 (foto Rocco Rorandelli ) A Napoli c’è una strada larga senza case ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-10-14
  • Amanda Gilbert ’22 – Research Begins
    Amanda has made her start in the lab by making her own collagen hydrogels! She has been making them with Kassidy, who is also teaching her how to mineralize and lyophilize the collagen hydrogels. After Amanda had made her second set, it was time for her to start mineralizing them ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-10-11