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The potential accumulation of flame retardants in the food chain

13.10.2021

A study conducted by a research team from the University of Padua and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice confirms the potential of flame retardants - chemicals applied to materials to increase fire resistance – accumulating in plants and therefore enter into the food chain with a possible impact on human health

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How to be internationally Italian

12.10.2021

The University of Padua organizes on October and to November a series of workshops on Italian culture and language which provides a step towards fostering cross culture understanding. The initiative is part of special welcome activities for all the international students who have chosen Padua for pursuing their Bachelor's or Master's degree

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A mechanism in the human gut could change the therapeutic approach to prostate cancer

11.10.2021

Recently published in the journal Science, the research conducted by an international team and led by Andrea Alimonti (VIMM, University of Padua, IOR), reveals that there may be a mechanism in the intestine capable of changing the therapeutic approach to prostate cancer

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dna
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Studies of g-quadruplex offer useful indications for designing new therapeutic drugs

08.10.2021

Research conducted at the universities of Padua, Milano-Bicocca, and Insubria, in collaboration with the Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnologies of the National Research Council (CNR-IFN), analysed how a secondary structure of DNA evolves in some proto-oncogene promoters.

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blood
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Rapid diagnosis and predicting the progression rate of ALS are now possible

08.10.2021

A team of researchers, including those of the University of Padua, reveals the possibility of quickly diagnosing and predicting ALS progression.

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galaxies
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Merging Galaxies in the Early Universe

08.10.2021

The University of Padua and an international research team publishes its findings in the "Astronomy & Astrophysics" scientific journal. The findings are concerned with the early evolutionary stages of galaxies and the significance in the increased of their mass. The work reveals the presence of a significant merging activity of galaxies during the early University, with a merger fraction of almost 40%

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medicine
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Covid-19 intensive care mortality predictions

06.10.2021

A machine learning approach using SuperLearner algorithms to identify the risk of death for patients hospitalized with COVID-19. The study was coordinated by Paolo Navalesi, Director of the COVID-19 VENETO ICU Network, and Dario Gregori, Director of the Biostatistics Epidemiology and Public Health Unit of the Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, Vascular Sciences, and Public Health of the University of Padua.

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plants
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How Nature works

05.10.2021

On October 9, 2021, the 19th century greenhouses of the Botanical Garden of the University of Padua, reopen to the public with the exhibition of the Czech artist Krištof Kintera. How nature works is a site-specific exhibition resulting from the collaboration with Arte Sella and is part of the University of Padua’s 800th anniversary celebrations

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sustainability
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A circular economy and new sustainability models. A new University Centre in Padua

04.10.2021

On October 7, 2021, at 11 a.m, the Caffè Pedrocchi hosts the inauguration of The Centro di Studi per l'economia circolare – CEWMS (Circular Economy of Waste, Materials and Sustainability), a new centre o f the University of Padua dedicated to scientific research and fostering a dialogue between universities, companies, and civil society for the promotion of creating a circular economy

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Making the point. Carbon neutral or carbon zero? Towards COP26: transforming climate policies and societies

04.10.2021

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Climate Justice of the Univeristy of Padua, organize on October 27 at 4.40 p.m. the II international online conference on climate justice titled "Making the point. Carbon neutral or carbon zero? Towards COP26: transforming climate policies and societies"

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