It’s one of food’s most beautiful relationships: pasta and sauce. But which came first—and how on Earth are you supposed to figure out which of those hundreds of shapes to serve with your pesto? With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we bring you the saucy—and occasionally scientific—history of an Italian staple. Listen in now as we take you from...

Italy’s historic Istituto Luce–Cinecittà has selected WCPMedia Services to manage its massive catalog of Italian feature films and documentaries. The state-owned film producer, distributor and archive will use WCPMedia’s cloud-based platform to market, sell and distribute films to buyers worldwide. The catalog features hundreds of films including c...

iStarter, the Italian accelerator based in London, officially announces the first American edition of its world tour, Made in Italy 2.0.2.0, an event designed to link Italian digital excellence with international investors. Conceived as a single event in 2016, Made in Italy 2.0.2.0 has become a world tour. The first edition began at the London Stoc...

The tech startup community in New York keeps growing, with a lot of deals – $2,883 funding in Q4’17, more than $2,667 million in Silicon Valley! – and a lot of new initiatives supporting startups, such as the European Tech Night, a joint effort by the Consulates of France, Germany and Italy. The first European Tech Night was hosted by the Consulate...

L’Italian connection di Amazon sopravvive all’addio (pro-tempore) di Diego Piacentini. L’ex- responsabile di tutte le attività internazionali nel retail del colosso di Jeff Bezos è stato ceduto in prestito al governo italiano come responsabile per la trasformazione digitale della pubblica amministrazione. A tener alto il tricolore a Seattle ci pens...

Zero Robotics is the international contest where students from around the world compete to code programmes able to control – autonomously – robots aboard the International Space Station. As highlighted during an interview with the Italian daily Corriere della Sera by Professor Enzo Marvaso, coordinator of the students awarding the competition, “us...

A soli 28 anni ha trovato il modo di rivoluzionare la comunicazione medico paziente. E per questo Giuseppe Cicero è stato inserito da Forbes tra i 30 under 30 più influenti in campo medico in Europa del 2018. Lui è un giovane chirurgo italiano, vive tra New York e Madrid, Roma e Rhoad Island, e ha creato un dispositivo che permette di aiutare il pa...

A four-year-old boy has been successfully treated for an acute form of leukemia via the use of immune-system cells that were genetically manipulated to make them capable of identifying and attacking the cancer, doctors at Rome's Bambino Gesù pediatric hospital said on Thursday. The child is the first Italian patient to benefit from this revolutiona...

Researchers at the Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO) of the University of Trento have discovered a molecule that can correct DNA alterations causing genetic diseases and cancer, according to a study published by Nature Biotechnology out on Tuesday. "We have devised an experimental method through which we obtain a molecule - evoCas9 - which is...

At a time when retail is testing new technology and innovation, traditional footwear becomes especially compelling. Fittingly, the Italian Trade Agency — an organization committed to supporting footwear and leather goods made in the country — on Wednesday celebrated a daylong New York exhibit of Italian products. Prior to the event, Stefano Miotto...