Author archive for RIDT

  • The Humanity Behind Smart Animal Breeding

    Through the compilation of biological data, scientists and farmers are working together to ensure the health of cattle and pigs,…

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  • Facing Abreast

    The fight against breast cancer doesn’t begin and end in October; it lasts 365 days a year. Here, Gertrude Abela,…

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  • No Kidding With the Kidneys

    Although the kidneys are vital organs, we often overlook their crucial role in our overall health. Here, Dr Valerie Said…

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  • The Quest to Quantify Diabetes

    What is the link between the Maltese lifestyle and diabetes type 2? And how will figuring this out help health…

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  • On The Path to Curing ALS

    In recent months and weeks, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has been sprawled all over newspapers and newsfeeds. Its symptoms are…

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  • Life with ALS: The Stark Reality

    Founder of the ALS Malta Foundation, Bjorn Formosa, gives us unique insight into what it really feels like to live…

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  • How a Bucket Changed the World

    This time last year, ALS was one of the hottest topics in the world thanks to the now-infamous Ice Bucket…

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  • The Ride Of Their Lives

    Still fresh from a seven day cycling challenge through a number of European countries for charity, Nicky Camilleri, the chairperson…

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  • More about De Soldanis’ Dictionary

    Our blog from last week, De Soldanis Goes Mass Market, elicited a lot of interest. Follow this interview with one of the researchers…

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  • De Soldanis Goes Mass Market

    Written 248 years ago, De Soldanis’s Manuscript is not just a Maltese-to-Latin-to-Italian dictionary, but the immortalisation of the world in…

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