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…


Aborto: da “deprecabile rimedio” a “diritto civile della persona”

G. Benagiano e S. Mancuso intervengono in questo stesso numero di “Bioetica. Rivista…