A late-archaic stone head has been found in the Temple of Athena at the ancient Greek site of Paestum near Salerno, archaeologists said Thursday. It appears to have been made out of the same material that some of the decorative elements of the temple were made out of, they said. Paestum was a major ancient Greek city on the coast of the Tyrrhenian...

Un valdagnese alla guida del dipartimento di medicina di Harvard. Non è un sogno, ma una bella realtà che porta la firma di Maurizio Fava. Un’eccellenza che affonda le radici nella città laniera con gli studi al ginnasio del liceo “Trissino” e la passione per il basket nata con la “Virtus Valdagno”. A 63 anni, dopo una carriera costellata di succes...

Una nuova tecnica chirurgica robotica è stata applicata con successo all’Ospedale Civile di Baggiovara dall’equipe del prof. Fabrizio Di Benedetto, direttore della Chirurgia Epato-Bilio-Pancreatica e dei Trapianti di Fegato dell’Azienda Ospedaliero – Universitaria di Modena, col supporto anestesiologico dell’equipe di Anestesia e Rianimazione dell’...

Traces of possible Byzantine coins have been found on the Holy Shroud of Turin pushing back a 1988 carbon dating of the relic to the fourteenth century, according to Padua university and US researchers in a new study published in the Journal of Cultural Heritage. The date-changing discovery was presented at the Conference on the Holy Shroud in Cana...

"Dai monopattini elettrici ai razzi: il futuro della mobilità alternativa": è questo il tema del convegno che si terrà il 10 ottobre prossimo a Los Angeles nella sede dell’Istituto Italiano di Cultura. L’evento rientra nell’ambito delle iniziative organizzate da MEET Italy, associazione che si pone come luogo di incontro della comunità italoamerica...

La pizza con le fette d’ananas o la pasta condita con il ketchup saranno anche sacrilegi gastronomici, ma una cosa è certa: la cucina italiana è quella che esercita la maggiore influenza sulle tavole di tutto il mondo. A calcolarlo è ora uno studio pubblicato sul Journal of cultural economics, con una originale classifica che analizza le abitudini...

A couple of weeks ago, I was introduced by a MEET ITALY member to Expert Dojo, an accelerator in Santa Monica, where a few Italian start-ups are sharpening their skills in an effort to grow into global businesses. I was kindly invited to spend some time with these young entrepreneurs and share my experiences dealing professionally in the USA and he...

The history of Villa Matilde began in the 1960s, when Francesco Paolo Avallone, a lawyer with a passion for ancient wines and an abiding interest in the “vinum Falernum” described in the accounts of Pliny and in the poetry of Virgil, Martial, and Horace, decided to bring back to life that legendary wine. It had disappeared in the early 20th century...

The first authorisation for innovative treatment using CAR T-cells for certain types of cancer may soon be granted. The new Board of Director of the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) is expected to meet in the coming days and approval for the therapy will be one of the first items on the agenda. The agreement will involved AIFA and CAR T-cell produce...

Italian physicist Sergio Ferrara, 74, has been awarded the prestigious Breakthrough Prize, renowned as the 'Oscars of science', the selection committee announced on Tuesday. Ferrara, a physicist at CERN, together with Daniel Z. Freedman (MIT and Stanford University) and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen (Stony Brook University), is being honored for "the inv...