ISSNAF, the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation, annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their fields of research. -   RnB4CULTURE AWARD FOR...

Piccola Industria of Confindustria Liguria, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) and Miami Scientific Italian Community signed a collaboration agreement in Genoa to export Made in Italy technologies and to mutually support the investment and development on their territories of new companies, especially those with a high rate of technological innov...

Filling information and sequencing gaps to finally record the human genome in full. Prestigious journal Science aptly called such an extraordinary step forward in research – which will enable us to understand the whole functional spectrum of our genetic patrimony, opening up an immense new field of investigation – “Filling the Gaps.” Thanks to this...

The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, held May 22-26, had a section dedicated to new technologies and the opportunities they could bring in the future. On this curious occasion, the field of history has been favoured. The protagonist? Alba’s House. With the financing of the noble family, a NFT of one of the letters written by Christopher Colu...

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) latest Economic Impact Report found Italy’s travel and tourism industry could nearly reach pre-pandemic levels by 2023, with an estimated 0.3 percent difference from 2019. The travel and tourism industry in Italy could contribute €194 billion to the country’s GDP next year, with employment quickly rising...

Science has no boundaries. International collaborations are a sine qua non of the work of researchers and their training. And the more does that work rely on the “solitude” of those labs where connections and relationships with the rest of the world develop, the stronger it gets. It’s nice to hear how an Italian team – formed in the US, but that ha...

The genome of a victim of the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius over the ancient city of Pompeii has been sequenced for the first time, scientists have revealed, shedding new light on the health and diversity of those who lived in the Roman empire at the time of the disaster. In a study published in Scientific Reports on Thursday, a team led...

A team of anthropologists studying Salorno, a stretch of scorched earth in northern Italy, say the site is a Late Bronze Age cremation platform where the remains of at least 172 individuals may have been burned. What’s more, the researchers believe the remains were simply left on the ground for the last 3,000 years. The site is called Salorno—Dos d...

Italy's National Research Center (CNR) will use Venice as a paradigm for Mediterranean coastal flooding, starting from extreme flooding in November 2019. The research will be conducted in collaboration with the University of Salerno and the University of Zagreb and will be financed through contributions from the Interreg Italia-Croatia STREAM and A...

Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D. is the vice president for strategic industry ventures and professor of pharmacology at UT Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSA). He received his Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Catania, Italy, and a master’s in business administration from the University of Texas San Antonio. In 2011, he served as an...