Venerdi', 15 aprile. 19.00 - 21.30. Italian Cultural Institute - 500 N Michigan Ave - Suite 1450. RSVP entro il 12 aprile L'Istituto Italiano di Cultura e' lieto di invitare i ricercatori italiani che operano a Chicago per un incontro informale.   Oltre a finalità sociali, la serata avrà lo scopo di esplorare l'...

NYU Langone Medical Center raised $7 million at its annual Violet Ball, held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on 5th Avenue in New York City last night. Paolo Fresco, former chairman of Fiat and former executive vice chairman at General Electric, was honored at the event for his visionary leadership in establishing NYU Langone's Marlene and Paolo...

Cyberonics Inc. (Nasdaq: CYBX), a Houston-based medical technology company, and Sorin SpA, a global medical device company based in Italy, will merge into a new $2.7 billion company.   As part of the complex deal, the two companies will combine under a new holding company, which has yet to be named, with Cyberonics surviving as a wholly owne...

Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Maseratis aren't the only thrilling, wheeled things made in Italy. One gigantic wheel under construction in Melara, Italy, promises to elevate the fun factor at the Steel Pier amusement park to an entirely new level. The 200-foot-high Observation Wheel, one of the tallest attractions of its type in the country, will...

A team of students from Rome-based LUISS University has won the most important international trading online competition, the Rotman International Trading Competition, which was held in Toronto on February 19 -21. The “Blue Time” team secured the prestigious award for the second consecutive year, outperforming competitors from American Ivy League in...

What color drone would you like with your new car? That could be a dealer's question if a group of Wayne State University students working with drone developer Skypersonic LLC and other companies have their way.   Nearly 20 college students are working on a drone-car prototype that could communicate with each other to show camera images...

Can you wear citrus, be fashionable and respect the environment at the same time? Now it's possible thanks to two Sicilian girls keen on fashion and sustainable development: Adriana Santocito, 36-year-old fashion designer, and Enrica Arena, 28-year-old communication specialist. Their adventure started in 2011, in a shared flat in Milan. Adriana an...

C'è un ponte fra l'Italia e le università e i centri di ricerca degli Stati Uniti e del Canada, che offre opportunità agli scienziati italiani, con una particolare attenzione per quelli sotto i 40 anni. È la fondazione ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation, che ha finanziato con più di 1 milione di dollari i cervelli...

Given the current security environment, engaging NATO's partners is more important than ever. "By building partnerships along the line of science and security, the SPS Programme brings important soft power value for NATO," said Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges addressing the SPS information...

Pasta is much loved by people all around the world, but it also gets an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way.   A new study published in the April issue of Today's dietician, says that pasta can be a healthful carbohydrate source if it's cooked al dent...