The past four years have brought a wealth of good news for coffee drinkers seeking to fend off the cold specter of death. This new research fully Italianizes this concept, focusing specifically on consumption of Italian-style short coffee, known the world over as espresso, and its relationship to all-cause mortality in humans. Published in the Jour...

Liquid water is a necessary condition to sustain life as we know it. This very simple concept, inspired by observing life on our planet, has led scientists from NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (commonly known as JPL) to explore the so-called “Ocean Worlds.” Ocean Worlds are bodies in our Solar System where large amounts of liquid water are expected...

On Dec. 10, the Italian magazine D La Repubblica named Anna Grassellino, scientist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, as “Woman of the Year.” Grassellino was selected from a list of 50 excellent Italian women in different fields who left an impression on 2020. She is the director of the new Superconducting Qua...

Si è svolta il 12 dicembre in videoconferenza la XV Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo, evento organizzato dalla Texas Scientific Italian Community (TSIC) in collaborazione con la Rice University e patrocinato dal Governatore dello Stato del Texas, dalla Camera dei Deputati, dall’Istituto Superiore della Sanitá, dal Consiglio Nazionale d...

The XV Conference of Italian Researchers in the World is only a few days away and we can't be more excited to see so many interesting topics, in different fields of science, technology, medicine, and humanities, with outstanding speakers and moderators, as well as several important endorsements and auspices received for the event organized by the T...

Italy will distribute free vaccinations against coronavirus once the jabs are approved, the health minister said on Wednesday. Here's who will be rst in line. The immunisation drive is expected to begin in the spring, Roberto Speranza said in an address to parliament. Italy will get its vaccines via an EU procurement programme and is waiting for th...

More research cooperation between the two sides of the Atlantic, new disciplines, and a strong female leadership component: ISSNAF, the foundation that brings together thousands of Italian scientists and academics working in laboratories, universities and research centers in North America, renews itself and takes stock of its activities during the...

Finalists include young scholars active in US universities and research centers. The ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award will go to Guido Calabresi, a federal judge in the United States, and professor emeritus at Yale University Law School. They have made discoveries about the immune response in Covid patients, study the effects of the virus on blood...

As part of the ongoing U.S. assistance to Italy to fight COVID-19, on November 12, Ambassador Eisenberg virtually met with four companies which are the recipients of U.S. government grants through USAID’s INVEST program. Through this initiative, the United States will give funding to businesses to assist with the research, development, or manufactu...

Using a range of chromatographic, spectroscopic, and mass spectrometric analytical techniques, we characterized one of the “edible items” found at the Vesuvius archeological sites and guarded at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples (MANN) in Naples, Italy. We authenticated the specimen contained in a glass bottle (Mann-S1 sample) as origina...