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[en] L’Aquila’s earthquake trial: scientists as politician’s puppets

Bernardo De Bernardinis (left), former assistant chief of technical offices of Civil Protection Current news headlines in Italy concern the 6-year prison sentence given to seven scientists and officials found guilty of manslaughter. All were involved in the seismic activity … Continue reading

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[en] Shock economy in post-earthquake Emilia

After the two big earthquakes that have hit Emilia over the past two weeks, local businesses have already begun to put the shock economy system in to practice. That is when people in charge of a company (or a state) take … Continue reading

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[en] Second quake hits Northern italy

17 dead, 350 injured and over 15,000 homeless: this is the toll of the second earthquake that hit the region of Emilia, in northern Italy, on May 29, at a magnitude of 5.8. Among the most heavily affected towns are … Continue reading

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