La XII Conferenza dei ricercatori italiani nel mondo si è conclusa con grande successo il 25 Marzo 2017. L’evento è stato organizzato dal COMITES-Houston (rappresentante del distretto consolare dell’Arkansas, della Louisiana, del Texas, e dell’Oklahoma) in collaborazione con il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Houston e del CTIM. Anche quest’anno la c...

Ugo Della Croce, professore ordinario di Bioingegneria del Dipartimento Scienze biomediche dell'Università di Sassari, è il nuovo Addetto Scientifico all’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington. Abruzzese, nato a Sulmona (AQ) il 26 maggio 1965, Della Croce è laureato in Ingegneria elettronica all’Università "La Sapienza" di Roma e ha un dottorato di ricer...

It  was 1917, and Antonio Pasin had what you might call a product line problem. The 19-year-old carpenter had emigrated from Italy three years earlier and set up a small woodworking shop to make phonograph cabinets. But phonograph cabinets were not what Pasin was selling. To help him lug his heavy tools around, the fresh-faced Chicago carpenter had...

Andrea Vicini was one of two dozen religious scholars who between 2015 and 2017 shared nearly $3M awarded jointly by NASA and the John Templeton Foundation (administered by the Center of Theological Inquiry, Princeton) to investigate how the religious community would respond to the discovery of life in outer space. As I’ve already reported, inform...

A team of researchers working for the IFOM foundation in Milan has identified a class of specific molecules that can block the signals leading to cell aging caused by the deterioration of telomeres - repetitive nucleotide sequences at each end of a chromosome that protect it. The study, published Monday in Nature Communications, could lay the found...

Researchers in Nevada and Italy will start working together to solve problems that both areas face, like ways to mitigate urban flooding and better ways to find geothermal energy. Kristopher Sanchez, director of international trade for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, signed a five-year agreement Thursday with Francesco La Camera, dir...

I've done almost 160 interviews in this exciting adventure discovering wonderful people who have described us so many different aspects of how Italy and the United States perfectly match together. I am always happy and glad when I meet young Italians born in Italy who had their success in the United States. They are the proof that Italy needs more...

As we have come to know many brilliant young Italians in the Washington, DC metropolitan area working at NIH, NASA, NIST or one of the local universities, we have come to realize some of the difficulties they have faced in their careers. To air these issues, the March ICS social meeting will host a panel discussion featuring some of these young sci...

The American Studies Association of Italy (AISNA - Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) – that fosters exchange and debate in the fields of North American literature and language, history, politics, society, cinema - is in very good hands. In fact, Elisabetta Vezzosi, full professor of North American history at the University of Trieste (...

A un anno di distanza dal suo debutto, il ciclo di incontri Meet the New Italians of New York, promosso dal Consolato Generale d’Italia guidato dal Console Generale Francesco Genuardi, è tornato lo scorso 21 febbraio nella Grande Mela con il primo appuntamento del 2017. Il progetto, concepito come punto di riferimento per le nuove generazioni che i...