For many years, sociologists, tourists, and researchers have written off Las Vegas for being a “fake” and “inauthentic” city — nothing more than a “theme park for adults.” After all, in a short walk, a Las Vegas tourist can visit an old Roman city, the Eiffel Tower, one of the Great Pyramids, a medieval castle, and New York City. But for Marta Soli...

Una nuova frontiera: di quelle che spingono la Medicina in territori inesplorati, e sono foriere di nuove scoperte. Non a caso, come è la regola in questi casi, il risultato è stato ottenuto grazie agli sforzi di un consorzio internazionale composto da 25 centri di ricerca guidato da due scienziati italiani, Antonio Iavarone e Anna Lasorella, espat...

The thirteenth U.S.-Italy Joint Commission Meeting on Science and Technology (JCM) convened December 3-6 in Washington, DC, culminating in the signing of a joint declaration at the U.S. Department of State. Italian and U.S. government agencies and research organizations met throughout the week to discuss advancements, continued research cooperation...

In this piece I continue my backwards trajectory through my short list to land on a topic in the middle theme, culture and agriculture. Specifically, I focus on the extraordinary findings coming out of the Laboratorio Internazionale di Neurobiologia Vegetale (LINV), otherwise known as the International Laboratory of Plant Neurobiology, located in F...

The 13th Conference of Italian Researchers in the World concluded with great success on December 1, 2018.  The event was organized by Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel Mondo (CTIM) with the assistance of COMITES ~ Houston, which represents the Consular District including Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, and with the support of the Co...

Dalle neuroimmagini alla diagnosi precoce di malattie generative come l'Alzamheir o il Parkinson, il passo può anche essere breve. E con un livello di accuratezza della diagnosi stessa superiore a quello che può garantire un servizio clinico affidato alle sole competenze di un essere umano. Fantascienza? No. Christian Salvatore, Ceo della startup m...

Youbionic, an Italian technology startup using additive manufacturing to create an augmented humanoid, has created a mechanical centaur with the help of Boston Dynamics’ Spot Mini robot. Federico Ciccarese, Founder of Youbionic, developed the Youbionic One assistive device based on its 3D printed arm attachments. The device now features a pair of a...

The second step of a clinical trial for the first pediatric HIV vaccine, coordinated by Rome's Bambino Gesù Hospital, in cooperation with the Stockholm-based Karolisnka Institute, will kick off in 2019 in Italy, South Africa and Thailand.A reported 100 children with Aids are involved in the trial. The Vatican-owned pediatric hospital is at the fore...

Si sono riuniti ieri a Dallas, in Texas, i ricercatori italiani che risiedono e operano nei vari settori all’estero. L’occasione è stata la tredicesima edizione della conferenza dei ricercatori italiani nel mondo, organizzata dal CTIM in cooperazione con il Comites e il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Houston. L’evento ha ricevuto il riconoscimento e...

Space, cooperation in the space field, and the so-called "space economy" represent an increasingly important element in the relations between Italy and the USA, as underlined by Prime Minister Conte and President Trump at the White House at the end of July. This was highlighted during a conference held at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC in col...