Il professor Brunangelo Falini, direttore della struttura complessa di ematologia con trapianto di midollo osseo dell'ospedale di Perugia, ha ricevuto a New York il 'Prize for Excellence in Medicine', del valore di 50.000 dollari, dall'Italian-American Cancer Foundation, con la motivazione che "i suoi studi fondamentali di genomica sulla leucemia a...

Angela Bononi, a University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center thoracic oncology postdoctoral fellow, was one of five recipients of the prestigious 2017 Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Awards presented at the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. “There are no words, neither in English nor in Italian, to express how much wi...

On Nov. 8 MARCO PAVONE, assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics, was awarded the 2017 Franco Strazzabosco Award for Engineers from the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF). Pavone, who is also director of the Autonomous Systems Laboratory at Stanford, was recognized for his work on “algorithmic foundation...

Doctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used experimental gene therapy to create an entirely new skin for most of his body in a desperate attempt to save his life. Two years later, the doctors report the boy is doing so well that he doesn't need any medication, is back in school and even playing soccer. "We were forced...

Bologna, a city located in the Central Italy, is about to become the headquarters of the European weather forecast data center. Italy has always been strong in meteorology, but its ambitions to become the origin and the main base of the European weather forecast started when Bologna was selected as a new location or The European Centre for Medium-R...

When we think of role models, it’s easy to categorize them narrowly on the basis of their skill set. We might say that he’s a great mathematician, or that she is an excellent chemist. Some role models are admirable on a deeper, human level. These are the kinds of heroes who obliterate all the obstacles dropped in front of them to tirelessly pursue...

L’Ambasciata italiana di Washington ospita anche quest’anno, il 7 e l’8 novembre, l’annual event di ISSNAF, la fondazione degli uomini e delle donne di scienza italiani che lavorano e studiano in Nord America. Due giorni di tavole rotonde e incontri con i protagonisti della ricerca e dell’impresa, che culminano nelle premiazioni degli ISSNAF Awards...

Il successo di una startup? Dipende da un mix di fattori: la velocità dell’execution, cioè il passaggio dall’idea al progetto e all’ingresso sul mercato; dalla fetta di mercato che si vuole aggredire e da un pizzico di fortuna. Paolo Ganis ha 30 anni e le idee ben chiare. Tanto è vero che una delle sue idee, Clairy, il vaso smart per la purificazio...

Enel has, through its US subsidiary EnerNOC, announced today the acquisition of California-based eMotorWerks, a leading North American supplier of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. eMotorWerks is the operator of the charging stations, called JuiceBox, and owner and operator of JuiceNet, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform for the smart mana...

Fabrizio Renzi da oltre venticinque anni viaggia e lavora fra gli Stati Uniti e l’Italia. È entrato in IBM nel 1990, facendo ricerca come ingegnere biomedico ed elettronico fra l’Italia e i laboratori di ricerca di Austin, Texas e Yorktown, New York. Oggi è il direttore tecnologia e innovazione di IBM Italia. Ma da allora non ha mai perso l’abitudi...