NEUROGENETICSSilvia Paracchini Research Group
In the Media
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Silvia is regularly discussing science through different platforms. See here contribution to a debate about women in science hosted by the Royal Society of Edinburgh. She discussed handedness at a Cafe Scientifique at the Royal Society in London and dyslexia at different interviews.
Silvia is a regular blogger for Research the Headlines, where discusses science in the media. In 2018 she became co-chair of the blog.
Left/right asymmetry genes and handedness
Our GWAS for a measure of handedness in PLoS Genetics was widely reported in the news:
- New Scientist: Genes linked to left-handedness identified
- Time: Left-Handed? That May Have Happened in the Womb
- Smithsonian: Why Are Some People Left-Handed?
- Science News: Genes for body symmetry may also control handedness
- New York Times: DNA and the way you write
- CNN: 5 studies you may have missed
- Daily Mail: Whether you are right or left-handed IS decided while in the womb: Scientists discover the genes which determine a person’s dexterity
- Medical Daily: Gene Reported For Left-Right Assymetry Defects in Body Could Determine Handedness Too
- Science Daily: Genes Linked To Being Right- Or Left-Handed Identified
- WebMD: Righty or Lefty? It’s Largely Genetic, Study Suggests
- BBC Oxford: Oxford academics assess why we are left or right-handed