Bologna, 26 marzo 2014 - Le aziende americane – una su tutte la Philip Morris – hanno scelto Bologna per la qualità delle risorse umane e per la capacità dell'innovazione, ciò nonostante le leggi, le tasse e la burocrazia italiane.   È quanto emerso ieri pomeriggio in un incontro organizzato nella sede di Alma Graduate School da Confindustri...

Gloria Ricci Lothrop, a pioneering California historian who was the first female professor hired to teach in Cal Poly Pomona's history department, died Feb. 2 in Arcadia after battling chronic pulmonary disease and pneumonia. She was 80.   Lothrop joined the faculty at Cal Poly Pomona in 1970. She spent the bulk of her career at the universi...

Of all the people found at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), about 85 occupy the unique role of postdoctoral researcher.   The postdocs, as they're known, contribute to the wealth of research capabilities at NREL as they work alongside established scientists. The recently minted Ph.D graduates are hired to...

Italian civil aviation authority ENAC and the Italian Space Agency (ASI) on Thursday signed an agreement with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop a spaceport for sub-orbital flights somewhere in Italy. Sub-orbital flights cross in and out of the Earth's atmosphere without leaving its orbit. "It could take three to five years -...

In these latest books, Dr. L'Abate further advances his theory of using distance, remote writing on the Internet for preventive, promotional, para-therapeutic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative purposes.   Dr. L'Abate believes that this approach can match most psychiatric disorders derived from common psychological tests and link interventions...

Breathing clean air, be it at home, at the office, in factories or in the city streets, might not be such a mirage: an Italian start-up has devised a technology that literally "washes up" polluted air with water to make it clean again.   The system, called APA (Air Pollution Abatement Systems), was developed by the innovative start-up Is Cle...

di Tiziana Triolo   Si è svolta il 6 dicembre presso l'Auditorium del Consolato Generale d'Italia a Houston, in Texas, la Decima Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo, organizzata dal Comitato degli Italiani all'Estero (Comites) della circoscrizione consolare di Houston, che comprende gli Stati dell'Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma e Te...

di Lu. B. Legno capace di trasformarsi in ossa, sostituendo al contempo le normali protesi. E' l'avveniristica frontiera che sta indagando una startup biotecnologica italiana, la Greenbone, che ha appena ricevuto tre milioni di euro di investimento da parte di un pool di finanziatori. La società sviluppa una tecnologia rivoluzionaria in ambito or...

di Luca Scarcella Secondo la World Health Organization, nel mondo un miliardo di persone non ha accesso ad acqua potabile, due miliardi all'elettricità (e qualche tempo fa qui su The Next Tech avevamo affrontato questo problema scrivendo di Plantalàmparas) e cinque miliardi non possono accedere ad internet. Marco Attisani è partito da qui, e da co...

For a living, Fausto Panizzolo develops devices to help people walk: better, faster and with a lesser amount of energy.   On the walk along his career path, however, he likes to rely, solely on his own: in fact in his native Italy – as well as elsewhere – "devices" (whether political, social or even merely economic) are often used to obtain...