One of the key features of the F-35 Lightning II 5th generation aircraft is the ability to act as a real node of a Command and Control system by means of datalinks. The stealth jet is equipped with the Link 16, a widely used TDL (Tactical Data Link) that acts as a sort of “backdoor” allowing the F-35 to communicate with legacy aircraft and perform...

From the Filiming Italy Festival in Sardinia, to the San Francisco Green Film Festival, eco-sustainability is a great topic of interest today, in both nations.  In Sardinia, on June 13th, at the Forte Village, the Filming Italy Festival will take place and diverse producers, institutions and international personalities will participate to such beau...

Un team di ricercatori italiani ha elaborato un processo di lavorazione della melanina umana che la rende in grado di condurre elettricità in maniera efficiente, l’obiettivo è creare un materiale utilizzabile in futuro per impianti cibernetici biocompatibili e a prova di rigetto.  Le melanine sono pigmenti presenti in ogni forma di vita, non sono t...

Throughout history, many Italian geniuses did not reap the benefits of their inventions. Just think of Galileo, excommunicated by the Roman Catholic Church for having understood the motion of planets. Or more recently Meucci who invented the telephone only to have Graham Bell obtain the patent and build an empire with it. Many great visionaries had...

Nel pomeriggio del 4 giugno all’Ames Research Center della Nasa di Mountain View in California si è tenuto un convegno volto a rafforzare la cooperazione nel settore dello spazio tra Italia e Stati Uniti e a celebrare nell’occasione il ruolo di Matera, sia come Capitale Europea della Cultura sia quale città strategica delle tecnologie spaziali ital...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is partnering with Silicon Valley startup Aurora Innovation Inc. to develop and deploy a fleet of self-driving commercial vehicles in a bid to catch up with other automakers that have invested heavily in the technology. The two companies signed an agreement to integrate Aurora’s self-driving platform into Fiat Chrysler’...

Meet the new “garbage collector” of the sea: A new crab robot, designed to sample the waters looking for microplastics polluting the ocean, made its first dive on Saturday, World Oceans Day, in the sea off the Italian coast. The Crab Robot SILVER 2 (Seabed-Interaction Legged Vehicle for Exploration and Research 2), a robot explorer of the seabed cr...

The Italian Trade Agency has published a notice for the selection of incubators / accelerators in the Austin TX area that are available for a collaboration for the incubation phase foreseen by the Global Startup Program 2019. The deadline for candidates is June 20, 2020. https://www.ice.it/en/index.php/markets/usa/houston/market-survey-notices L'It...

It's not every day that you meet someone who has actually changed the world. Maybe, as I recall, for me it's the first time, even if our chat took place on the phone, connecting Italy and California thanks to some devices all equipped with (at least) one microchip. And Federico Faggin, the creator of the first microchip in history, is the protagoni...

Per l’ex pasticcere le mani erano la vita ma è rimasto tetraplegico a causa di un incidente in auto. Ora è riuscito a recuperarne l’uso grazie a un innovativo intervento dell’equipe medico dell’ospedale Cto della Città della Salute di Torino. I medici hanno usato una tecnica chirurgica che ha permesso di bypassare il livello della lesione al midoll...