First results of a research project on asbestos bodies

A scientific paper (Bardelli et al., 2017, doi: 10.1038/srep44862) reporting the first results of a research project aimed to investigate composition and formation of asbestos bodies in the lung has been published on Scientific Reports . The research project is funded by the European Commission in the framework of the H2020 programme (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships action, GA-707905, fellow: Dr. Fabrizio Bardelli; Host Institute: CNR Nanotech; Secondment Insititution: Centro Scansetti). Detailed description of the project can be found at the web site