Pietro Greco

20/03/2009

The concept of a project often corresponds to its history. In particular, you can identify this when you reconstruct, through the memories of its main...

19/12/2008

Human health has currently to face a growing series of global issues. From the spread of HIV/AIDS to a fresh outbreak of tuberculosis, increasingly drug-...

19/09/2008

Martin W. Bauer is right, two evolutionary processes are under way. These are quite significant and, in some way, they converge into public science...

20/06/2008

Those studying the public understanding of science and risk perception have held it clear for long: the relation between information and judgment...

21/03/2008

The major Lisbon goal is to give Europe back the primacy as a society of knowledge. `Giving back' is a more appropriate term than `giving', as Europe...

21/12/2007

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has bestowed the 2007 Nobel Peace Price equally upon the scientists of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC...

20/09/2007

Probably among the first to deal with it, nearly sixty years ago, Norbert Wiener, the founding father of cybernetics (The human use of human beings....

21/06/2007

The Scientific Communications Act of 2007 (HR 1453) was introduced by the US House of Representatives on 9th March. The National Science Foundation, an...

21/06/2007

What is the role of science museums nowadays? If we want to answer this question, we need to understand the historical period we are living and what role...

21/03/2007

NASA has decided to cut by 50% the next two-year budget for the Astrobiology Institute (NAI), and for all of the studies on life in outer space. This...

21/12/2006

One can no longer rely on the presumption that scientists comply with the Mertonian value of disinterest and assume that they always tell the truth when...

21/09/2006

The Royal Society published in late June a report entitled «Science Communication. Survey of factors affecting science communication by scientists and...

21/03/2006

The scandal of the “biotechnology evangelist” erupted in Korea at the beginning of the new year: a commission from Seoul National University announced...

21/12/2005

The tsunami that took place on 26th December 2004 in the Indian Ocean and hurricane Katrina, that last August struck the Mexican Gulf, are two recent...

09/12/2005

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09/12/2005

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21/09/2005

If we wish to attempt an initial analysis of the inquiry on the communication of science in Brazil, India and China that JCOM proposed in its three most...

21/06/2005

The death of Pope John Paul II, the "Polish pope", in Rome and the subsequent election of Benedict XVI, the "German pope", have been two great events...

21/03/2005

Many lives could have been saved on 26 December 2004, when the tsunami unleashed by an earthquake of magnitude 9.0 off the coast of the Indonesian island...

21/03/2005

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21/12/2004

The question was raised in the 4th November copy of The New York Times when it entitled the editorial of Garry Wills (political and cultural historian),...

21/09/2004

In the name of God is the heading chosen by some researchers from a Middle Eastern country for their posters in an international conference on chemistry...

21/09/2004

Can (and should) there be a "Mediterranean model" of science communication? For those of us who work in the field of science communication in a country...

21/06/2004

Free information works. In the sense that Open Access Journals, scientific journals which can be accessed at no cost, thereby guaranteeing free access to...

21/03/2004

On 16 January 2004, the United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan launched a Global Media Aids Initiative, with the aim of...

21/12/2003

The incident of Scanzano Jonico, in Italy's Basilicata region, has been something more than a lesson for those who handle the relationships between...

21/09/2003

On June, the 23rd of last year, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Draft Report on the Environment, a report on environmental...

21/06/2003

A word of warning for scientists: don't appear on talk-shows. Not only would you probably run into a magician, you might even be mistaken for one, which...

21/03/2003

In recent weeks, Britain's Better Regulation Task Force report on scientific research regulation asked the Government to evaluate the risks associated...

21/09/2002

A survey has been recently carried out for the first time in Italy concerning science communication through the media and the result has been that...

21/06/2002

There is no use denying it: whenever a scientist gets a piece of news in a newspaper or on television concerning his own field of research, eight times...

21/03/2002

It is often said that a new era is beginning, one that is founded on knowledge, thus envisaging a new society, founded on information. Meanwhile,...