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  • 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
  • Alumna Ashley Smith ’15 Thrives Teaching High School Chemistry
    Featured Alumna Ashley Smith, Class of 2015 At Emmanuel College, Ashley was a Chemistry major with a minor in Biology. Once she completed her undergraduate studies at Emmanuel, she attended the University of Pennsylvania to receive her Master of Science in Education, Secondary Education: Science. She currently works at ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-10-08
  • Stephanie Colon ’20 – Team Work and Presentations
    Research isn’t only about working in the lab but being able to analyze, interpret and write up results and data. Stephanie and Alex have loads of data from the summer that have already been analyzed and interpreted. Now, they are working on writing an abstract so they are able to ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-10-02
  • The Chemistry of Ice Cream
    The students and faculty of the Department of Chemistry and Physics gathered for an important discussion on the chemistry of ice cream in the Wilkens Science Center on Oct 2nd. Through careful experimentation (mostly tasting) we have concluded that ice cream tastes good and that chocolate syrup tastes even better ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-10-02
  • I volti di Lombroso
    Sapete chi era Cesare Lombroso? Era un medico e un antropologo dell'Ottocento ed è stato uno dei fondatori della moderna criminologia. Le sue terorie si basavano sul concetto del criminale per nascita, secondo cui l'origine del comportamento criminale era insita nelle caratteristiche fisiche del criminale, persona fisicamente differente dall'uomo normale ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-09-29
  • All’Italia l’Ig Nobel 2019 per la Medicina grazie alla pizza: “È anticancro solo se fatta in Italia”
    La cerimonia nel Massachusetts per gli irriverenti riconoscimenti alla scienza L'Italia vince l'Ig Nobel 2019 per la Medicina per «aver fornito l'evidenza che la pizza può proteggere da malattie e morte, purché fatta e mangiata in Italia», si legge nella motivazione del premio che la rivista Annals of Improbable Research e l'Università di Harvard ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-09-24