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  • 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
  • Elena Ferrante, torna in libreria scrittrice misteriosa
    È di questi giorni la notizia dell'imminente uscita del prossimo romanzo di Elena Ferrante. Le agenzie di stampa e i giornali di tutto il mondo hanno annunciato l'evento. La vicinanza dei due ultimi post in ItalianNewsClicks non è casuale visto che il nuovo romanzo della Ferrante coincide con la riscoperta ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-09-19
  • L’America riscopre Natalia Ginzburg
    Effetto Ferrante, e l'America riscopre Natalia Ginzburg. "Una dei grandi autori italiani del ventesimo secolo", scrive il New York Times, salutando la nuova pubblicazione in inglese di due opere di fiction della scrittrice morta nel 1991 a 75 anni nella sua casa al centro di Roma. Merito forse del successo ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-09-19
  • Kassidy Patoine ’20 – Back in the Lab!
    Kassidy has moved out of summer vacation mode and jumped back into the lab to continue research with collagen. She decided to do a quick experiment on the difference between using a PBS solution versus a collagen neutralization solution when preparing the hydrogels. After careful observation, it was found that ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-09-18
  • Dr. Allen Price, Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics
    The Department of Chemistry & Physics at Emmanuel College would like to introduce Dr. Allen Price as our new Department Chair! Dr. Price has been teaching at Emmanuel for eleven years and counting, offering courses in Physics, Biochemistry, Sustainability, and Energy and the Environment. Dr. Price also runs a research ... read more
    Source: Chemistry and PhysicsPublished on 2019-09-17
  • Gli eterni bambini dello Zecchino d’Oro
    Cinquant'anni fa in Italia nasceva Lo Zecchino D'Oro. Oggi in occasione della prossima uscita della fiction televisiva RAI "I Ragazzi dello Zecchino d'Oro" proponiamo questo articolo per ricordare questa incredibile iniziativa e il grande personaggio che l'aveva ideata, caro a tutti gli italiani, Mago Zurlì. È il 1968 e Barbara ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-09-06
  • GRAB Lab Welcomes Future Researchers!
    The GRAB Lab members would like to extend a warm welcome to all students back on campus for the start of the fall semester. We've been here all summer and we've missed you! We'd especially like to welcome all the future research students! If you're coming back as a sophomore ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-09-05
  • Afroitaliani
    LA PAROLA Ogni settimana sull'Espresso un termine commentato da una grande firma DI IGIABA SCEGO Sono diventata afroitaliana di recente. Fino a pochi anni fa eravamo semplicemente alieni o, peggio, invisibili. La nostra ... read more
    Source: Italian News ClicksPublished on 2019-08-26
  • Gerdon and students awarded National Science Foundation grant
    Dr. Aren Gerdon has recently been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to support research with undergraduate students at Emmanuel College. The NSF will provide over $350,000 over a three year period to Dr. Gerdon and research students to enable the proposed work on "DNA and nanoparticle assemblies as biomimetic ... read more
    Source: Gerdon LabPublished on 2019-08-16