Fully 94% of Italians are ready to stop using plastic bottles, a survey said Thursday. The survey by the European Investment Bank and the French market research firm BVA showed that most Italians were willing to make the move to tray and help ease the climate crisis. According to the survey, some 66% of Italians have already stopped using plastic b...

Virtual Reality during chemotherapy has been shown to improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life during the most stressful treatments, according to a recent study. Breast cancer is, to date, the most frequent oncological disease worldwide, and has an impact both from a physical and psychological point of view. Receiving a breast cancer diagnos...

A patient with a ventricular arrhythmia has been treated with a beam of protons that hit, in a targeted manner and with a reduced impact on the delicate surrounding tissues, the part of the heart responsible for the irregular heartbeats. It is the first time you run an intervention of this kind, developed in collaboration with the Fondazione Irccs...

Scadono lunedì 3 febbraio 2020 i termini per partecipare al bando del Fulbright Research Fellowship in Computer Science che si terrà presso l’International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) di Berkeley nell’anno accademico 2020-2021. La Fellowship è stata istituita dalla Commissione per gli Scambi Culturali fra l’Italia e gli Stati Uniti e l’Intern...

Parte da Treviso un progetto del Sistema camerale italiano finalizzato a realizzare, con la Camera di commercio italiana a New York, un incubatore di start up venete interessate ad espandere il loro business sul mercato americano. Il progetto è stato presentato oggi nella città veneta da Alberto Milani, presidente della Camera di commercio Italia-A...

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...

In an underground laboratory deep beneath a mountain in Central Italy, an array of crystals, chilled to within a hair of absolute zero – the coldest possible temperature in the universe – has been steadily compiling one of the most precise measurements to date in pursuit of a rare particle process. If it is proven to exist, this process may well be...

Giorgio Moroder doesn’t like the relative silence of electric motors. But rather than complain about the fact that you hear little more than a hum when you turn your electric car on, the legendary musician known affectionately as the “Father of Disco” is going to do something about it. Having previously put his stamp on disco, electronic music and...

Hypnosis has been used to operate on atrial fibrillation, a heart condition, for the first time in Italy. Hypnosis was used for analgesic or painkilling purposes, doctors said. Doctor Luca Bacino used it in the electrophysiological room of the San Paolo Hospital in the northwestern city of Savona. Bacino has introduced hypnosis into clinical practi...

The stories of the successful Italians in Silicon Valley have a meaning that goes far beyond the simple yet wonderful description of our compatriots who see their talent recognized in the most innovative and competitive environment in the world. These stories convey that innovation and competition are perfectly combined with Italianism, and for thi...