Understanding Menarini’s corporate culture: Berlin-Chemie’s “Buddy Program”

Joining a new work environment often comes with the feeling of being somewhat lost, especially during the first few days. Getting to know new colleagues, understanding the workflow and internal dynamics, and getting the hang on the corporate structure can turn out to be more complicated than expected. In such situations, having a “buddy” at []

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Dialogs Beyond Borders: conversations with Nobel laureates

Dialogues uncovering the great minds of the scientific world and exploring their stories, passions, and sources of inspiration: the ”Dialogs Beyond Borders” initiative, launched by Fondazione Menarini in 2021, presents a series of video interviews featuring prominent figures in the international medical and scientific community, including Nobel laureates like Louis Ignarro, Nobel Prize winner in []

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A lifetime in the basketball elite: portrait of Luis Scola

With just 51 seconds remaining in the Argentina-Australia quarter-final of the Tokyo Olympics, the Saitama arena brings time to a standstill in a remarkably intense moment. The match comes to a halt, as do the teammates, opponents, and referees: it’s the moment to bid farewell to Luis Alberto Scola Balvoa. At 40 years old, after []

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The importance of sleep quality on World Sleep Day 2024

The significance of night-time rest and the potential issues that can arise from poor sleep are relevant to our overall health. March 15, 2024, marks World Sleep Day, an important occasion that was first hosted in  2008 and highlights the essential features of proper rest, drawing community-wide attention to the subject. This year’s theme, “sleep []

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Madonna with the Long Neck by Parmigianino

We are in Florence, in the beautiful Uffizi Gallery, where journalist and cultural reporter Olga Mugnaini will lead us to the discovery of a masterpiece by Francesco Maria Mazzola, also known as Parmigianino: the Madonna with the Long Neck. This oil on wood painting was begun around 1534 and remained incomplete on the painters’ death []

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The conference “RespiraMi” addresses the crucial issue of air pollution

The health of human beings and the balance of the ecosystems surrounding them are indissolubly linked: our well-being depends not only on the availability of food and water but also on the air we breathe. When we carry out daily activities (work, school, and so on) in polluted environments, both our body and mind are []

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