Italy
Image of the Day: Pompeiian Horse
Image of the Day: Pompeiian Horse
The Scientist Staff | May 24, 2018
Archaeologists unearthed the remains in a farm north of the doomed Italian city.
Researchers Accused of Spreading Disease
Researchers Accused of Spreading Disease
Bob Grant | Dec 21, 2015
Italian scientists are under investigation for allegedly worsening the transmission of a pathogen that is decimating olive groves in Puglia.
Seismologists Cleared of Manslaughter
Seismologists Cleared of Manslaughter
Kerry Grens | Nov 11, 2014
Six Italian earthquake advisors, charged with manslaughter for not sounding the alarm on a 2009 temblor, had their convictions overturned.
Stem Cell Trial Axed—Again
Stem Cell Trial Axed—Again
Kerry Grens | Oct 7, 2014
Second review of a controversial stem cell trial in Italy has reached the same conclusion: it’s a no-go.
Italian Stem Cell Trial Stopped
Italian Stem Cell Trial Stopped
Kerry Grens | Oct 11, 2013
With support from scientists, Italy’s health minister halts a controversial clinical trial.
Italian Stem Cell Controversy
Italian Stem Cell Controversy
Chris Palmer | Jul 17, 2013
Italian government officials and scientists clashed last week with a controversial stem cell researcher over details of an upcoming clinical trial.
Dodgy Data Underpin Stem Cell Trial
Dodgy Data Underpin Stem Cell Trial
Kate Yandell | Jul 3, 2013
The patent application behind a controversial Italian treatment for neurodegenerative disease may contain duplicated images.
Defending Animal Research
Defending Animal Research
Kate Yandell | Jun 4, 2013
Italian students and scientists rallied in Milan in support of using animals for science.
Italy Orders Trials of Unproven Therapy
Italy Orders Trials of Unproven Therapy
Dan Cossins | May 23, 2013
Italian lawmakers have demanded formal approval for a controversial stem-cell therapy, but allowed some patients to continue treatment under stricter rules.
Italian Science Facility Up in Smoke
Italian Science Facility Up in Smoke
Bob Grant | Mar 7, 2013
In Naples, a complex that housed an interactive science museum, a business incubator, and conference facilities burnt to the ground this week.