In this piece I continue my backwards trajectory through my short list to land on a topic in the middle theme, culture and agriculture. Specifically, I focus on the extraordinary findings coming out of the Laboratorio Internazionale di Neurobiologia Vegetale (LINV), otherwise known as the International Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology, located in F...

The 13th Conference of Italian Researchers in the World concluded with great success on December 1, 2018.  The event was organized by Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel Mondo (CTIM) with the assistance of COMITES ~ Houston, which represents the Consular District including Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, and with the support of the Co...

Dalle neuroimmagini alla diagnosi precoce di malattie generative come l'Alzamheir o il Parkinson, il passo può anche essere breve. E con un livello di accuratezza della diagnosi stessa superiore a quello che può garantire un servizio clinico affidato alle sole competenze di un essere umano. Fantascienza? No. Christian Salvatore, Ceo della startup m...

Youbionic, an Italian technology startup using additive manufacturing to create an augmented humanoid, has created a mechanical centaur with the help of Boston Dynamics’ Spot Mini robot. Federico Ciccarese, Founder of Youbionic, developed the Youbionic One assistive device based on its 3D printed arm attachments. The device now features a pair of a...

The second step of a clinical trial for the first pediatric HIV vaccine, coordinated by Rome's Bambino Gesù Hospital, in cooperation with the Stockholm-based Karolisnka Institute, will kick off in 2019 in Italy, South Africa and Thailand.A reported 100 children with Aids are involved in the trial. The Vatican-owned pediatric hospital is at the fore...

Si sono riuniti ieri a Dallas, in Texas, i ricercatori italiani che risiedono e operano nei vari settori all’estero. L’occasione è stata la tredicesima edizione della conferenza dei ricercatori italiani nel mondo, organizzata dal CTIM in cooperazione con il Comites e il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Houston. L’evento ha ricevuto il riconoscimento e...

Space, cooperation in the space field, and the so-called "space economy" represent an increasingly important element in the relations between Italy and the USA, as underlined by Prime Minister Conte and President Trump at the White House at the end of July. This was highlighted during a conference held at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC in col...

Only over-75s should be considered 'elderly' in Italy, according to researchers, who say Italian seniors remain active for longer than their counterparts in other countries. "A 65 year old today has the physical and cognitive capacity of a 40 to 45 year old 30 years ago. And a 75 year old has that of a 55 year old in 1980," said Niccolò Marchionni,...

Deputata di Forza Italia eletta in Centro e Nord America, Fucsia Nissoli in visita in Texas (USA) con la delegazione guidata dal Vice Governatore della Lombardia, Fabrizio Sala, per parlare con le Istituzioni locali americane di internazionalizzazione, cooperazione universitaria e start up, nell’ottica di rafforzare i rapporti commerciali, economic...

Gazing upon the splendours of ancient Rome is no longer a luxury reserved for visitors to the Italian capital, as temples opened their doors internationally with a digital project launched on Wednesday after decades of planning. The Rome Reborn tour is the first to show users over 7,000 buildings and monuments from the year AD 320, allowing both th...