Gennaio 27, 2017

Kabobo Expedition: the setting up

Two 150 Kg boxes of technical and field equipment and 18 suitcases; here you are! The weight of Kabobo Expedition, a biological exploration in one of […]
Gennaio 30, 2017


Hours 17:15 we pass the border walking. Congo! The world changes after the barrier, on the slippery planks of the bridge that divides Rwanda from Congo […]
Febbraio 1, 2017


Lambert follows gorillas since he was 10 years old, here they call him “gorilla moja ya Kahuzi”, that in swahili means “the first of Kahuzi gorillas”. […]
Febbraio 7, 2017

The night of the pangolin

It’s past midnight when the small wooden boat we have been travelling on for 12 hours, carrying 20 of us, is stopped. Except for the pilot, […]
Febbraio 8, 2017

Investigation in the depths of nature

Twenty-four is the number of species that Minion can analyze simultaneously. Hundreds of thousands of sequences go through the protein-based microchannels of the thin layer of […]
Febbraio 9, 2017

Through the forest

February 9, we are headed to the first base camp in the forest. We start out in the morning, with only a section of the group […]
Febbraio 10, 2017

Expedition 3.0

“We are doing something that has never been attempted before”. Massimo often repeats this, visibly excited, “we are for the first time bringing the laboratory to […]