Marco Dimitri

Consulting Analyst at Computer Crime Research Center. Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications. Seminar Analysis of Violent Crime University of Rome.
  • Scientists Unleash CRISPR on RNA

    The CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system allows scientists to permanently alter the human genome faster and more precisely than ever before (see Sep 2014 news; May 2016 news). What if scientists wanted to make a temporary change, by targeting RNA instead? In the October 25 Science, researchers led by Feng Zhang of the Broad Institute of...
  • North Korea’s nuclear tests could collapse the mountain hosting them, and 5 other global stories

    In this occasional series, The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week. First up: After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea’s nuclear blasts may be exhausted. The biggest story: North Korea’s possible ‘tired mountain’ problem Have North Korea’s nuclear tests become...
  • Kite’s Yescarta™

    Kite, a Gilead Company, (Nasdaq: GILD)  announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted regular approval to Yescarta™ (axicabtagene ciloleucel), the first chimeric antigen receptor T cell (CAR T) therapy for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma after two or...
  • Stephen Hawking’s Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It’s Posted Online

    Interest in “Properties of Expanding Universes” is at an all-time high: Stephen Hawking’s doctoral thesis of that name has crashed Cambridge University’s open-access repository on the first day the document was posted online. The Cambridge Library made several PDF files of the thesis available for download from its website,...
  • Rush County Pastor Accused Of Molesting Multiple Young Children

    A 72-year-old pastor in Rush County is accused of molesting multiple young #children in his congregation. Garry Evans, Pastor of the Rushville Baptist Temple, was arrested Wednesday evening during a traffic stop. According to court documents, the investigation began after a 3-year-old child who attends the church told her...
  • Netflix’s Punisher series will begin streaming November 17th

    Frank Castle is coming to Netflix. The first season of Marvel’s series about the vigilante antihero The Punisher finally has a release date: November 17th. The announcement came along with a new trailer that shows off some of Castle’s origins. The 13-episode season will begin streaming the same day...
  • Atheists Condemn Trump Administration’s ‘License to Discriminate’

    Cranford, NJ—In reaction to the Department of Justice’s newly released guidelines about “protecting” religious liberty, American Atheists president David Silverman released the following statement: Jeff Sessions has shown, time and again, that he has no respect for real religious freedom and instead views religion as an excuse to ignore the law....
  • LUNAR SCIENTISTS WANT TO HITCH A RIDE ON AMERICA’S NEXT MOONSHOT

    AT THE BEGINNING of the month, Vice President Mike Pence announced that the US, at long last, will go back to the moon. At least, some day. Pence didn’t give a date, details, or even a ballpark cost during his speech at the opening of the National Space Council. But he...
  • Scientists detect gravitational waves from a new kind of nova, sparking a new era in astronomy

    Some 130 million years ago, in a galaxy far away, the smoldering cores of two collapsed stars smashed into each other. The resulting explosion sent a burst of gamma rays streaming through space and rippled the very fabric of the universe. On Aug. 17, those signals reached Earth —...
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