While museums in America may be forced to ditch TikTok as the US government plans to block downloads of the app starting on Sunday, data from Italy’s Uffizi Galleries suggests the Chinese video sharing platform is a powerful tool for attracting younger visitors. Since moving onto multiple social media channels, including TikTok, during the lockdown...

Ludovica Tomaciello had never shopped on Amazon before being trapped at her parents’ house in March during Italy’s coronavirus lockdown. Bored one afternoon scrolling TikTok, she spotted hair scrunchies that she then tracked down and ordered on Amazon. When the package arrived, she was hooked. She soon signed up for Amazon Prime and turned to the s...

Some of the greatest inventions known to man were developed to solve fundamental problems. Some of those would achieve legendary status. The ice resurfacer, in its most basic descriptive name, no matter the manufacturer, is known to most everyone as the Zamboni. Strange name, eh? Consider that the Zamboni was invented and used for a full 10 years b...

Ancient Rome was famously home to the Colosseum, dozens of column-flanked temples, and numerous bathhouses, but the Eternal City was also filled with a number of more surprising innovations, from air-conditioned apartments to postal workers, and books to bacon. This article covers 10 important Roman inventions that you may not know about, and which...

Covid-19 is the virus that most of all has spread globally, so the major superpowers of the planet are preparing to find a vaccine that can be of protection for its inhabitants and of central importance for the geopolitical dynamics of the world. The United States has decided to rely on the innovation of the RECORD system, generated by the artifici...

The application of the Politecnico di Torino to the prestigious European Laboratory on Artificial Intelligence of Data ELLIS (European Laboratory on Learning and Intelligent Systems) has been officially accepted. The Politecnico joins the most advanced universities and research centers in Europe on AI, from Oxford and Cambridge to Zurich and Tübing...

The Leonardo da Vinci Society and the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Bay Area Chapter are proud to present the Leonardo Award 2020 . This award recognize the outstanding contributions of Italian/Italian American early career researchers/scholars working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Winners of the 2020 Leonard...

Astrophysicist Sara Buson wants to explore "monsters of the universe" – blazars that eject particles with unimaginable energies. For this project she is receiving 1.5 million euros from the European Research Council. Cosmic rays prove it: the universe hosts astrophysically elusive "monsters" that continuously and efficiently accelerate elementary p...

H-Farm, one of Europe’s leading innovation hubs, inaugurated on Monday its new campus, which will be able to welcome up to 3,000 people, including entrepreneurs, professionals and students. A project that was conceived back in 2016 but was slowed due to bureaucratic issues, the creation of the new campus results from an expansion of H-Farm’s alread...

Delayed a year by a launch failure, the coronavirus pandemic and a stretch of stiff upper level winds this summer, an Italian-made Vega rocket vaulted into orbit from French Guiana on Wednesday night and deployed 53 small satellites from 13 countries to punctuate a flawless return to flight mission. The rideshare launch set a record for the most sa...