We usually say that America is a melting pot of cultures and races, but did you know that, according to  genetic research, Italy may be just as varied? The study was carried out by a team of researchers from Rome’s Università La Sapienza, in  collaboration with  the universities of Bologna, Cagliari and Pisa, and led by anthropologist Giovanni Dest...

ACCSE is getting ready to organize the in-presence event “MEET US Roadshow in Italy” in May 2022. The initiative, which will be held in four important Italian cities, is intended for those Italian companies interested in exploring new opportunities in the US market; attendees will be provided with detailed information on topics relating to strategi...

Italian artificial intelligence company Almawave launched a pilot study in April for a wearable technology that uses AI to support patients and medical workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, a collaboration between the company and Polytechnic University of the Marche, Ancona Riuniti Hospital, ASUR Marche, Vivisol and Aditech, was publishe...

Three paralysed people have regained the ability to walk, swim and pedal thanks to a new treatment featuring electrodes implanted into their spines developed by a group coordinated by the EPFL university in Lausanne, Switzerland. The system uses the electrodes to send electrical impulses generated by a computer controlled by the patient to the musc...

Amalia Ercoli Finzi, born in 1937, has given so much to science and space technology. She was the first woman to graduate in Aeronautical Engineering in Italy; professor emerita and former head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano, where she was the first woman in 139 years of history to inaugurate the academic ye...

In the late 1480s, Leonardo da Vinci sketched out a clever design for a one-person helicopter propelled by an "aerial screw." You may have seen his drawings and wondered whether one of the choppers could ever take flight. Now we know the answer. The Italian genius was right.  Starting in 2019, a University of Maryland engineering team designed and...

Maurizio Biasini is Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Perugia and his research activity has always been carried out in the field of elementary particle physics, in particular in the experimental study of fundamental interactions with accelerator experiments, in constant collaboration with the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nuclea...

“All those trying to impose the Nutriscore food labeling system to encourage the consumption of foods such as chips or sugary drinks should read the study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. According to it, half a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil a day can reduce the risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease, c...

Codacons, a national association that represents Italian consumers, has drawn up a survey on the cost of living in the main Italian cities, comparing prices and fares for a range of goods and services, from meat to fruit and vegetables, as well as dentists, hairdressers, and coffee shops. According to the association’s analysis, Milan (Lombardy) is...

The Romans certainly knew a thing or two about beautiful yet sturdy, long-lasting architecture: I remember thinking just that the first time I visited the majestic Pont du Gard, in the South of France – closer to where I am from than Rome itself – a colossal aqueduct built in the 1st century AD to carry water to Nemausus, the city today known as Nî...