LIYSF are delighted to visit the 27th FAST (Federazione delle associazioni scientifiche e techniche) Science Festival in Milan this year.
FAST showcased participants from all around Italy, as well as Brazil, Mexico, Belgium and the Netherlands.
We spoke to a few participants about their projects, and we were impressed at their commitment to scientific research and communicating their results to other people.
Bronzin Fabio, Marano Lorenzo and Cividino Matteo from ISIS. A. Malignani Udine, a school in North East Italy spent three years researching the transportation of sugars around cherry trees, a topic which has received very little research in recent years.
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