Il primo virus proveniente dalla Cina che Cristian Fracassi ha visto in azione nella sua vita non è stato il coronavirus SARS Cov2, ma la delocalizzazione: quella smania di andare a far fare tutto in Cina che aveva contagiato un po' tutti a cavallo del nuovo millennio, "perché costava meno", e che aveva prima messo in crisi e poi chiuso le due picc...

Hospitals can be quite a drag. Sanitized smells, blank walls and ceilings, waiting, anxieties about illness. All in all, most view hospitals as having a quite depressing atmosphere. But not all of them. For seven years, Italian painter Silvio Irilli has dedicated himself to changing the image of Italian hospitals with his Ospedali Dipinti (Painted...

The exposure notification app uses Bluetooth to swap codes between mobile devices. If someone tests positive for COVID-19 and they mark that status on Immuni, it will alert people who have been in close proximity with that person. They’ll be advised to self-isolate and get tested for the virus themselves to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Concerns h...

Con circa 5 milioni di euro l’anno l’Italia è al primo posto tra i Paesi mediterranei e al secondo in tutta Europa, subito dopo il Regno Unito, per finanziamenti pubblici all’energia dal mare. A rivelarlo è il primo rapporto del progetto europeo OceanSET 2020, che ha analizzato investimenti e sviluppo tecnologico di 11 Paesi europei. Per l’Italia i...

Ora è possibile viaggiare in Italia con l'app gratuita di Enit Italia Virtual Reality scaricabile da App store e Google Play per percorrere virtualmente la Penisola alla scoperta dell'autenticità italiana. Si tratta di un'esperienza immersiva che pone al centro il viaggiatore e,  attraverso appositi visori o semplicemente con la funzione panoramica...

Prominent cancer researcher Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, has joined the Desert Research Institute and Renown Health, both based in Reno, Nev., the organizations announced May 18. Dr. Pandolfi will serve as a faculty member of the Renown Institute of Health Innovation — a collaboration between Renown Health and Desert Research Institute — and as di...

New direct high-speed services will soon start running from the northern city of Turin to the southern tip of the country, state railway company Trenitalia and its rival Italo have both announced. Italo announced on Wednesday that its high-speed trains would soon be providing a new direct link between Turin and Reggio Calabria in the south, startin...

The entire world is racing to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. Multiple pharmaceutical companies, startups, and test labs are working around the globe to come up with a vaccine. One such company is a humble startup from Europe called Takis Biotech. The Italian startup has been working on a vaccine for COVID-19 and has now announced a ne...

Italian doctors say they've got the first scientific evidence linking the coronavirus to a rare but deadly inflammatory disease in children. The condition, called pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, has been reported in more than a dozen states across the U.S., including Louisiana, Mississippi, California and New York. Over 100 children ha...

Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow and the Italian Institute of Technology have joined forces to come up with a pulmonary ventilator that can be used by hospitals as a vital tool when dealing with emergencies such as the current COVID-19 virus global pandemic. The project goes by the codename FI5: the letters being the initials of the Maranello marque...