Europe's oldest grave of a newborn girl has been found in Liguria, dating back to 10,000 years ago, according to a new article in the journal Scientific Reports. The grave was surrounded by tiny pears and lucky charms, said a team of Italian researchers. The baby, whom they have dubbed Neve (Snow), was just 40 days old. The discovery was made by St...

An international team of experts has announced that they had unearthed the oldest known burial of an infant girl in Europe and documented it in the European archaeological record while working in a cave in Liguria, Italy, reported Science Daily. Along with the bodies, the lavishly adorned 10,000-year-old grave comprised 60 pierced shell beads, four...

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) instituted the “Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award” to recognize an Italian experienced scientist who has remarkably contributed to the advancement of science and technology, while performing his/her research abroad, thus improving Italy’s S&T relations with f...

Genenta Science landed on Nasdaq on Wednesday, December 15. The scaleup active in research for the treatment of cancer is the first Italian company to list on the American technology list. Genenta Science was founded in 2014, founded by Pierluigi Paracchi (CEO) with Luigi Naldini, director of the Division of Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cells and Ge...

Imagine going to the doctor for your annual checkup, providing a small sample of blood or saliva for testing, and learning a few days later whether you’re in the clear or dealing with the early stages of cancer. Identifying the dread disease that early would increase your chances of survival, as well as minimize your pain and the disruption to your...

A tie that continues to develop and grow stronger with the work and research of many young researchers in the fields of science and humanities. This is the bond between Italy and the United States which was celebrated during the annual event of ISSNAF, the foundation that brings together thousands of Italian scientists and academics working in labo...

When we talk about archaeology, we don’t necessarily think about food. Anyone who is passionate about history, however, knows that there are plenty of sources that, across the centuries, detailed the evolution and recipes of the culinary world of our ancestors. Archaeologists themselves often come across impressive discoveries related to food, not...

The current big challenge for robots is to make them move around or even fly safely. Italian researchers have come close to building a robot that can fly. Meet iRonCub, a small humanoid robot that looks like a kid but it’s carrying four jet engines instead of a backpack.iRonCub has been developed by researchers at the Italian Institute of Technolog...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and the Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF), headquartered in Atherton, Calif., have partnered to promote the many accomplishments achieved by Italian Americans and Italians living in the United States who work in the field of science and technology. Both organizations w...

Imagine you have a jigsaw puzzle with 10,000 pieces but no picture on a box. In fact, you don’t even have the box—it was destroyed nearly 2,000 years ago. These puzzle pieces are fragments of frescoes in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii that were leveled or buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. Some pieces are missing, others are br...