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Image of the Day: Pompeiian Horse
Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 24, 2018
Archaeologists unearthed the remains in a farm north of the doomed Italian city.
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
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
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
Kerry Grens | Oct 11, 2013
With support from scientists, Italy’s health minister halts a controversial clinical trial.
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
Kate Yandell | Jul 3, 2013
The patent application behind a controversial Italian treatment for neurodegenerative disease may contain duplicated images.
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
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
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.