A prototype machine for super-filter material production


Nanofibers with a high electrostatic charge and super-efficient in filtering out viruses and bacteria.

Published on 03 July 2020



The history recorder. Bones from reality to virtuality


Research of excellence at the University of Bologna: studies conducted by Prof. Stefano Benazzi and his research group specialized in the study of human and animal skeletal remains to reconstruct the lifestyle of the past and to understand what the trend of human evolution will be. Watch the video.

Published on 22 June 2020


Research discovery

Titan is moving away from Saturn at a hundred times faster than we thought

Research discovery

This discovery was made thanks to the data from the Cassini-Huygens mission and challenges the common hypotheses about the Saturn's evolution, which were thought to be true until now. This discovery also confirms a new theory which could now be applied to the study of other moons and planets.

Published on 18 June 2020


Research study

Solar geoengineering to cool the earth? Human intervention on climate can cause life-threatening consequences

Solar geoengineering

According to a paper published on PNAS, the unilateral application of climate engineering could start a “geoengineering war” between nations with conflicting interests, worsening inequalities on a global scale.

Published on 05 June 2020


Research tests

Increasingly efficient serological tests thanks to a study led by researchers at the University of Bologna

serological tests

An innovative electrochemiluminescence-based technique (ECL) for quicker, more cost-effective and more ultra-sensitive serological tests, even for SARS-CoV-2.

Published on 05 June 2020