Maria Manasseina: sleep is not the absence of brain activity

The birth of electroencephalography (EEG) applied to humans dates back to the 1920s, when Hans Berger for the first time measured the difference in electrical potential between two electrodes placed on the scalp. In the following years, the instrumentation was perfected more and more, and in 1953, Aserinsky and Kleitman …

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Le scienziate al tempo della pandemia da coronavirus Covid-19

In questi giorni di crisi dovuta alla pandemia da coronavirus Covid-19 sentiamo parlare eminenti biologi, virologi, dottori, per la maggior parte dei casi tutti uomini. Ma le donne? Non ci sono donne esperte nel campo della virologia? Della biologia? In Italia il centro di cura e ricerca delle malattie infettive …

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Women scientists at the time of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic

In these days of crisis due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic we listen the words of eminent biologists, virologists, doctors, the most part of them are all men. But the women? Are there no experts women in the field of virology? Biology? In Italy, the national treatment and research center …

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Tre nostre pioniere nel Giorno Internazionale della Memoria

Nel giorno della memoria ricordiamo alcune nostre pioniere che hanno fatto i conti con l’ascesa al potere del partito Nazista: Anna Meyer Berliner e Lina Solomonova Stern (Shtern), entrambe ebree, e Cécile Mugnier Vogt, sebbene non fosse ebrea, l’ascesa al potere del partito nazista ebbe ripercussioni sul suo lavoro. Anna …

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Three of our pioneers on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, our thinking goes to three our pioniers: Anna Meyer Berliner and Lina Solomonova Stern (Shtern), both Jewish, and Cécile Mugnier Vogt, although she was not Jewish, the rise to power of the Nazi party had repercussions on her work. Anna Meyer Berliner was the …

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