The latest births in the British royal family have garnered attention for the hypno-birthing technique, which will soon be available at Turin's Mauriziano Hospital. Starting this autumn, some obstetricians will offer the chance to learn self-hypnosis as part of birthing techniques for pain control. The method centers around respiration and relaxati...

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 | 6:30pm. Fugazi Hall, 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard, San Francisco, CA. Free Admission | RSVP Required. The Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco invite you to the first American preview of the book Silicio (Mondadori 2019) by Federico Faggin. The event is moderated by Mauro...

Italian physicist Sergio Ferrara, 74, has been awarded the prestigious Breakthrough Prize, renowned as the 'Oscars of science', the selection committee announced on Tuesday. Ferrara, a physicist at CERN, together with Daniel Z. Freedman (MIT and Stanford University) and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen (Stony Brook University), is being honored for "the inv...

Addestratori, elicotteri e software. E poi antibiotici e strumenti di misura, semiconduttori e apparati biomedicali. È l’Italia dell’hi-tech, quasi sempre messa in secondo piano quando si ragiona di made in Italy, eppure in grado negli anni di sviluppare le performance più significative, battendo in termini inequivoci gli altri comparti. Se nello s...

Eugenio Saraceni was born to poor Italian immigrant parents on February 7, 1902 in Harrison, New York. Like many future hall of famers, he had to drop out of grade school to help support the family. His new job of caddie at the local golf course would change his life forever, and his sand wedge invention would improve your golf game each time you s...

La Direzione Generale per gli Italiani all’estero della Farnesina ha realizzato in collaborazione con la Direzione Generale per l’Informatica una APP per ampliare la conoscenza dei servizi offerti dai Consolati ai cittadini italiani all’estero. Obiettivo principale: facilitare l’accesso alle procedure consolari, ad esempio iscrizione all’Anagrafe I...

Summer is now well-underway across Europe and many of us are planning our holiday escape with travel comparison websites and web mapping services. Low-cost air carriers, fast trains, and cross-national motorways have made travelling across the Old Continent a quick and often cheap affair. But let's imagine that cars, trains and planes haven't been...

La Nasa ha utilizzato computer Made in Italy per calcolare le orbite dei viaggi spaziali, compresa la missione dell’Apollo 11 che ha portato l’uomo sulla Luna. Il computer era il P101 della Olivetti, il primo personal computer della storia, che venne realizzato da una squadra di cui faceva parte anche un vicentino, Gastone Garziera. Nato a Sandrigo...

Si chiama Roberta Sanfilippo, ha 40 anni, ed è un piccolo grande genio siciliano che partito dalla Sicilia, anzi dal sud del sud, è approdata a Milano dove ha consolidato la ricerca ed oggi è diventata un oncologo di fama mondiale. Piace tanto agli americani che dopo averla ascoltata di recente a Chicago le hanno chiesto di tornare in autunno a Mia...

By spring of this year, the Boal Mansion and Museum will have an exciting new feature to share with scholars, historians and anyone else interested in artifacts of antiquity. More than 100,000 pages of ancient documents will appear in digital form, thanks to the efforts of two pairs of dedicated technicians and a crew of volunteers. This project ta...