A little fish hold the key to action blindness

The zebrafish may be a minnow; however within the research laboratory, it’s a whale of a model system Imagine this: A patient learns that they are losing their sight because an eye disease has damaged crucial cells in their retina. Then, under the care of their doctor, they simply grow some new retinal cells, restoring Read more…

The Lying Life of Elena Ferrante

A POWERFUL NEW NOVEL set in a divided Naples by ELENA FERRANTE, the New York Times best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend and The Lost Daughter. Elena Ferrante in her books has practically always told the contrast between the most murky desires and the brightest aspirations that every human being collects within himself. In these stories of contrasts Naples is Read more…

Facebook and the dangers of data processing

Those who surf the net always leave traces. Sharing information about age, favorite music, popular brands and more also leaves a giant footprint, which translates into data provided on a daily basis to the giants of Silicon Valley. In Facebook’s privacy policy (subject to changes since the entry into force of the RGPD and the Read more…

The best novels ever

Emma by Jane Austen (1816) According to an article by Robert Mac Crum in “The Guardian” 2013, this book would occupy the seventh position in the best English-language novels ever. On earth to come to a decision on just one author|writer|author} novel? Austen, for some, is simply the supreme English author, on any list. Some Read more…

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