"Abbiamo ottime notizie sui ventilatori per le terapie intensive: abbiamo scoperto come collegare un respiratore a più circuiti". Lo annuncia Sergio Venturi, commissario ad Acta per l'emergenza coronavirus in Emilia-Romagna. "L'intuizione – spiega Venturi – si deve al professor Ranieri, direttore del reparto di Rianimazione e Anestesia a Bologna ch...

The Cineteca of Bologna is one of the world’s most renowned film restoration centers, home of the Charlie Chaplin and Pier Paolo Pasolini archives. Each summer, it hosts Il Cinema Ritrovato, an acclaimed film festival featuring restored masterpieces and early silent cinema that has been described as “pure heaven for cinéphiles.” Thanks to an ongoin...

Fellini! Fashion! Vampires! And an exciting international lineup of documentaries, comedies, unconventional love stories, and politically engaged films. This eight day series gives a small taste of the world renowned festival of rare and restored films - Il Cinema Ritrovato - that draws thousands of international cinema fans to Bologna, Italy every...

Venice will always be one of Europe’s most magnificent destinations. But with so many tourists flooding in and out of the city every day, it’s not for everyone. Luckily, there are plenty of Italian destinations that are equally charming but not yet spoiled by mass tourism. WITNESS THE BEAUTY OF SIENA, TUSCANY The picturesque region of Tuscany is ho...

Si è conclusa con successo al Policlinico Universitario Sant’Orsola di Bologna la prima operazione chirurgica al mondo condotta in una sala operatoria reale, ma in cui il chirurgo, durante l’intervento, vedeva di fronte a sé anche elementi virtuali, in grado di supportarlo e guidarlo. Questo è stato possibile grazie a un visore di Realtà Aumentata...

Tortellini is the pasta of legends. As the story goes, the Goddess Venus had come to stay at a tavern in the Italian city of Bologna. The owner, trying to spy on her through the keyhole, was only able to see her navel. He was so inspired by the sight that he rushed to his kitchen and created the navel-shaped pasta we now call tortellini. Now these...

E’ il primo caso al mondo di intervento chirurgico eseguito interamente con il robot, di asportazione contemporanea di colon e fegato con tecnica alpps, ovvero di rimozione della parte malata e ripristino della completa circolazione epatica. Ad eseguirlo, all’Ospedale Maggiore di Bologna, Elio Jovine, direttore del Dipartimento Chirurgico dell’Azie...

The arcades of Bologna will be the Italian candidacy for 2020 to the UNESCO World Heritage List. This was decided by the Governing Council of the Italian National Commission for UNESCO, which met this morning at the headquarters of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage. The arcades of Bologna will be the Italian postcard, a “nomination” on which the Mu...

An entire ankle rebuilt with a 3D printed custom prosthesis: it is the first time in the world and the implantation took place on October 9 at the Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna. The operation, illustrated today at a press conference, took place on a 57-year-old patient who had lost ankle joint function following a serious motorbike accide...

Bologna is a medieval town located in Northern Italy in the Emilia Romagna that was founded by the Etruscans and has since thrived as a popular trade and learning center. It has a population of nearly 500,000 and is home to the oldest university in the world, University of Bologna, founded in 1088. Bologna is a bustling, animated city full of liber...