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Italian Videos on Evolution

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From 2009 to 2013 I was the referring person for the YouTube channel of Pikaia – Il portale dell’evoluzione, the most important evolutionary web portal for an Italian audience. Not only was my task to cut, convert and upload videos of Darwin Days from a multiplicity of formats, I also made interviews and original videos, from […]

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Youth in a Foreign Country

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When we enter new contexts, we bring with us a nice suitcase, full of important “pieces” of the places where we have been. This is even more evident in the big passages of life, when all our luggage must be immersed in the new situation and – after some shaking – opened and poured on […]

Saggi (Italian essays)

The Coral of Life

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Charles Darwin began to draw “trees of life” in 1837 (Notebook B, sheet 26), 22 years before The Origin of Species, as soon as he got back from his voyage around the world on the Beagle. The “great mass of sparse facts” that he had been gathering and thinking for some years had convinced him […]