It was a fitting setting for two married Italian scientists who wanted to become U.S. citizens. At Thursday’s opening of the new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Albuquerque, Milena Veneziani and Gennaro D’Angelo took the oath and became naturalized citizens. They both work at Los Alamos National Laboratory. And Thursday’s ceremo...

Of the ten advanced therapy medicinal products to have been approved in Europe, three – Strimvelis, Zalmoxis and Holoclar – have been developed in Italy, which is rapidly asserting itself as a leading player in the field of cell and gene therapies. Strimvelis was developed at the San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy (SR-Tiget), Milan, a...

Italy's Alessio Figalli has been awarded the Fields Medal, which is the world's top award for mathematics and is considered a sort of Nobel Prize for the discipline. "This prize gives me so much joy," Figalli told ANSA after the announcement at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Rio de Janeiro. "It is such a big thing that I'm st...

Archaeologists have found a burial site with 10 skeletons near Palermo, the capital of the Italian island Sicily. The interesting bit? The skeletons are probably the descendants of Vikings. “Some of the dead buried in the cemetery were undoubtedly members of the elites or the clergy, as the form of some of the graves indicates,” said Sławomir Moźdz...

Miami Scientific Italian Community and ALSERD (Association for Smart Learning Ecosystem and Regional Development) have signed an institutional agreement for the development of a synergistic action for the study and promotion of territories and smart communities where the individual is at the center of technological innovation (people centered smart...

Researchers in Italy have found evidence of a lake of liquid water on Mars, raising the possibility of life on the red planet. The scientists found the lake, which is about 20km wide and 1.5km beneath the planet’s southern polar ice cap, using a radar instrument on an orbiting spacecraft and believe it could be a possible habitat for microbial life...

Ritrovato alla Biblioteca Universitaria di Pavia un antifonario del 1100, forse il più antico finora conosciuto. Lo annuncia il ministro della cultura Bonisoli precisando che la pagina di pergamena manoscritta, antesignana dello spartito musicale, è stata ritrovata durante il restauro finanziato con l'Art Bonus dal Mibac di un volume del '600. Un r...

The ideal Italian pizza, be it Neapolitan or Roman, has a crisp crust flecked with dark spots — marks left by a blazing hot oven. The dough is fluffy, moist and stretchy, and the toppings are piping hot. A pizzeria's brick oven pops these out to perfection, but intrepid home cooks attempting to re-create Italian-style pizzas have more than likely d...

From the Aeolian Islands in Italy researchers at the depth of about a mile, found a lush coral forest. Located to the North of Sicily, these forests are rich in species previously unknown coral. This finding will be used for creation of the reserve in this area to attract tourists. The scientists examined deep-sea world of a group of about eight It...

Archaeologists have been left at a loss by the discovery of some mysterious ruins in Rome, which could be the remains of one of the city's earliest churches. The find was made at Ponte Milvio, a bridge along the River Tiber in the northern part of the city. And it came about completely by chance while electrical technicians, who were laying cables...