The first self-powered Edible Defrosting Sensor for safer food supply chains

Researchers at IIT-Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology) have developed the first self-powered defrosting sensor that may be used in future to detect improper freezing of food while the sensor is placed on it. The sensor is fully edible, as it exploits the inherent electronic properties of commonly...

Early diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases will pass through RNA

Researchers from the Neurobiology of miRNA team coordinated by Davide De Pietri Tonelli at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT-Italian Institute of Technology) has discovered the correlation between a class of small RNA molecules, piRNAs, and brain inflammation. The study lays the groundwork for the development of new diagnostic technologies...

Genetic cut and paste at atomic resolution for future therapeutics

Computer simulations and X-ray protein crystallography worked together to reveal insight into the mechanism of gene splicing. Researchers at IIT in Genova, led by Marco De Vivo (De Vivo lab), and EMBL in Grenoble, led by Marco Marcia (Marcia group), have obtained some of the most detailed ever snapshots of...

Cells in 3D: a new technique from microscopy

An international study, led by Italian researchers from Istituto di scienze applicate e sistemi intelligenti “E. Caianiello” of Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche, Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II” and CEINGE – Biotecnologie Avanzate Franco Salvatore, revealed the possibility of identifying, visualizing and measuring in 3D the nucleus of single...

Biological Animal Robots: BABots

The Institute for Cognitive Sciences and Technologies (Istc) of the National Research Council of Italy is amongst the research partners of the “Babots” project. Coordinated by the University of Namur, the project promotes an innovative, disruptive technology bases on Biological Animal roBots. BABots are small animals, such as worms or insects,...

Extra virgin olive oil, ENEA studies olives’ traceability

ENEA researchers have developed a method to identify pure extra virgin olive oil through the traceability of the geographical origin of the olives based on the content of elements. The outcomes of the study were published in the open source journal ‘foods’. The study was conducted on thirty-seven samples of...

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