La Pandemia di COVID-19 vista dal Paleopatologo

Per anni ho illustrato ai miei studenti del corso di Paleopatologia il concetto di Patocenosi…


Scientists seek Galileo exhumation to focus on eyesight

Italian and British scientists want to exhume the body of 16th-century astronomer Galileo for DNA…


Application of segmentation and 3D rendering techniques in the mummies of Cangrande della Scala (1291-1329) and S. Giacomo della Marca (1391-1476)

Computed Tomography (CT) has become a routinely non-invasive technique in paleopathology, allowing…


Food and disease at the Renaissance courts of Naples and Florence: A paleonutritional study

A paleonutritional study of the Medici Grand Dukes in Florence (16th–17th centuries) and of the…


Progetto ‘Medici’: the ”misterious” death of Francesco I de’ Medici and Bianca Cappello

Recently Mari et al. , "exhuming" an old legend, claimed that the Grand Duke Francesco I and his…


A Gold Dental Prosthesis of Roman Imperial Age

A dental prosthesis, from a necropolis in Rome dating to the 1st-2nd century AD, provides the first…


Perchè Cesare era epilettico?

Che il dittatore e generale romano Gaio Giulio Cesare (100-44 a.C.) soffrisse di crisi epilettiche…


Rinvenuti i resti di Ilaria del Carretto

Potrebbero essere i resti di Ilaria del Carretto, seconda moglie di Paolo Guinigi e protagonista…


Detection of a 24 bp sequence complementarity to the hepatitis e virus (hev) rna

We have analyzed the DNA isolated from well preserved leucocytes adhering to the surface of a…