Astrophysicist Marica Branchesi, whose work helped lead to the detection of gravitational waves last year, and surgeon Giuliano Testa, who led a groundbreaking trial of uterus transplants, were both honoured in the prestigious ranking. Branchesi was partly responsible for the Nobel Prize-winning detection of gravitational waves, an achievement the...

More and more European entrepreneurs are choosing New York City to establish their tech startups: compared to Silicon Valley, it’s more convenient because it’s closer; and it’s more diverse, from all point of view. Collaboration among different ideas, backgrounds, disciplines, and businesses is crucial for the success of a startup community, and NY...

ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation yearly presents awards to acknowledge the research of young Italian investigators working in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative, potentially impactful and honors their country of origin. ISSNAF Board of Trustees encourages all Italian early-...

Il 9 aprile 2018 l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington ha celebrato la prima Giornata della Ricerca Italiana nel Mondo con un evento dal titolo Bridging Italy and the US through science. La conferenza è stata aperta dall’Ambasciatore d’Italia a Washington Armando Varricchio e dal Vice Assistente del Segretario di Stato per la Scienza, lo Spazio e la S...

When: Thursday, April 19, 2018 From 6:30 pm To 8:30 pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco - Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura In collaboration with : Italia Geeks, Novedge - Entrance : Free There has been for years now an ongoing mythology built around some alleged features that would make the US research-based innovatio...

In an era when long-distance communication was achieved by sending signals over telegraph wires, Italian electrical engineer Guglielmo Marconi was one of a handful of researchers who suspected invisible radio waves might offer a better solution. Despite failing his college entrance exams, Marconi (1874–1937) went on to conduct some of the most impo...

Can pasta actually help you lose weight? A new study suggests it can. The growing popularity of low-carb diets has many people tossing the tortellini, but Canadian scientists said the Italian staple has been wrongly vilified. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto said pasta's low glycemic index means it breaks down very slowly in the bod...

Una giornata dedicata a ricercatori, docenti o startupper italiani nell’area di Boston. Questo l’evento in programma il prossimo 21 aprile in Consolato generale in occasione della prima Giornata della Ricerca Italiana nel Mondo. L’Italian Startup and Mentoring Day inizierà alle 12.00 nella sede del Consolato dove verranno presentate le start up sel...

There are few people who raise the same respect, admiration and fondness in equal measure among both the two large groups to which We the Italians refers: the Italian Americans and the Italians born in Italy whom then emigrated to the United States. While they have a love for Italy in common, they share slightly different visions of our country. Th...

Frascati is the most suitable location for nuclear research. There were at least 9 locations who were candidates to host the cutting-edge research center on the nuclear fusion of ENEA, known as DTT or Divertor Tokamak Test facility but among the many pretenders Frascati was placed in first place in front of Genoa, which was considered one of the mo...