Natural and unnatural things

Natural and unnatural things

Natural and unnatural things Nowadays we are accustomed to hear and use the term ‘natural’ and ‘non-natural’ almost every day, so frequently that there is no longer any real meaning associated with the term. We use these labels as we like,...
Biodiversity

Biodiversity

Biodiversity Biodiversity, intuitively, is made up of differences observable in the living world. Since this definition is very broad and chaotic, biodiversity can be organized in levels depending on the size of the sample we are considering: two individuals, a...
The Dissections

The Dissections

The Dissections Dissections are a very delicate subject to be dealt with in the presence of “non-experts”, mainly because there is a lot of confusion about what the term “Dissections” actually indicates; to make a bit of clarity it is necessary...
The Immune Bacterium

The Immune Bacterium

The Immune Bacterium In 2014, the project was launched to make a bacterial cell immune to viral attacks. Candidate E.coli is transformed (in 2016 we are at 63% of transformation) into strain rE.coli-57: a strain resistant to virus attacks because it has an...