Doctors at the Meyer hospital in the Italian city of Florence turned to 3D printing to create an ear for a teenager who was born without her, according to a press release released by the health center. The 13-year-old patient suffers from bilateral microtia, a rare congenital deformity of the outer ear, which affects 5 in 10,000 children. Using 3D...

Padua University has a long history of astronomical studies. Galileo Galilei used his telescope for the first time and made his famous discoveries while living in the city. The university transformed an old tower into La Specola Observatory during the late 18th century, but by the beginning of the 20th century, it was deemed obsolete. In 1942, the...

Era dal 1982, dai tempi di Sandro Pertini, che un Presidente della Repubblica non  metteva piede nella West Coast degli Stati Uniti, la parte più remota e più giovane del nuovo continente. Sergio Martarella arriva a San Francisco da Washington insieme a sua figlia, che lo accompagna quasi sempre nelle occasioni ufficiali, e il ministro per l’Innova...

An Italy-United States Innovation Forum will be held in California at Stanford University on October 18, 2019. The event is organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and by the Italian Trade Agency with the support of Confindustria, and in collaboration with the Schools of Materials Science and Engineering and Medic...

Millennials are more likely to dine on Italian food than any other generation - because it “looks good” on social media. The study of 2,000 adults found almost three-quarters of 22 to 35-year-olds describe Italian food as their favorite type of cuisine, compared to just 42 percent of people over 55 years old. And while 63 percent of young adults lo...

Turin's Molinette hospital said Friday that it performed the transplant of both lungs, the liver and the pancreas of a 47-year-old cystic fibrosis patient. Turin's City of Health and Science complex, which the Molinette hospital is part of, said it was the first four-organ transplant performed in Europe. The operation lasted 15 hours. The patient,...

In occasione della visita ufficiale negli Stati Uniti del Presidente della Repubblica Sergio Mattarella, Confindustria e ICE Agenzia organizzano – sotto l’egida del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale – la partecipazione di una delegazione italiana impegnata nell’ambito di progetti innovativi e processi di innovazione...

Italians are giving plastic straws the boot. Italian bargoers are going to have to use their noodles to suck down their drinks — some bars are using straws made out of pasta, according to a recent Reddit post. “Here in Italy bars are starting to use pasta as straws to reduce plastic use,” according to the post. “Our technology amazes the world anot...

"I dreamed of a machine able to learn and then quietly execute, a machine that allows us to store instructions and data, but whose instructions were simple and intuitive; a machine that could be used by everyone, not just a handful of specialists. For this to be possible it had to be affordable, above all, and be about the same size as the other of...

Antoniette G. Carpinelli-Miro is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Achiever in the field of Bookkeeping as Owner of Titanium Bookkeeping Services, a double entry recording financial transaction company.  Titanium Bookkeeping Services serves small businesses and sole proprietors locally and remotely utilizing a secure...