About six months ago I stopped eating meat. I was teaching a graduate course at UCLA that investigated how Italian Renaissance writers conveyed their concepts about the human through writing about the nonhuman – plants, animals, objects, angels, demons, gods and God. As weeks passed, I found myself becoming more and more attuned to the nonhuman ent...

As a research assistant for Fordham’s oral history initiatives, the Bronx Italian American History Initiative (BIAHI) and The Bronx African American History Project (BAAHP), Alison Rini, FCRH ’21, said she saw shared themes between the two projects. Soon after that, Rini said her research mentor Kathleen LaPenta, along with Co-Director of BIAHI, Ja...

In occasione della Giornata della Ricerca Italiana nel Mondo, un’iniziativa organizzata dal Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale in collaborazione con il Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, l’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington ospiterà il 9 aprile, la mostra fotografica “Life as a Scientist”, organ...

When: Friday, April 26, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Where: Italian Cultural Institute | 500 N Michigan Ave | Suite 1450 | Chicago IL - What: A lecture by Dr. Corinna Raimondo, Adjunct Professor at Nothwestern University Universities and research centers are heavily embedded into our society. Many hospitals are university based and perform research...

A 10-year-old girl with a congenital heart condition and severe pulmonary malformation has been saved from certain death by a pulmonary self-transplant, the first time the operation has been performed on a paediatric patient, sources at a Genoa hospital said Wednesday. The operation was performed at the northwestern Italian city's Gaslini Hospital....

An Italian research team has come up with a key new material able to repair nerve lesions, according to a study published Tuesday. The material assembles itself and becomes a sort of scaffolding on which to grow brain stem cells and in future repair nerve lesions, according to tests on mice. Tests are now being conducted on pigs and, in light of ne...

Maurizio shared with our members multiple data sets about the state of global health and how a mix of technology and behavioral changes can truly improve the state of play. The work and research that is being carried forward by the Global Good Fund, Intellectual Ventures and the Gates Foundation is truly outstanding. If the Gates Foundation and its...

Identificata una proteina che svolge un ruolo centrale nello sviluppo del diabete di tipo 2 e, ad averla scoperta, è una giovane ricercatrice italiana del  Dipartimento di Biologia dell’Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”. Grazie al lavoro di Francesca Sacco, 34 anni, si aprono nuove strade verso la realizzazione di strategie terapeutiche contro il di...

Sostenere la ricerca di promettenti giovani scienziati, contribuire alla creazione di nuove aree di ricerca nel settore delle scienze biologiche in Italia e rafforzare e sviluppare i rapporti di collaborazione tra gli scienziati in Italia e la Harvard Medical School di Boston (HMS). Questi gli obiettivi dei programmi della Fondazione Giovanni Armen...

Rome's Sapienza University has been ranked the top university in the world for Classical Studies and Ancient History in the 2019 edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. The Rome university also came 11th in Archaeology, 34th in Physics, and 43rd in Librarianship in the list compiled each year by the London-based global h...