Dante Labs, a global leader in genomics and precision medicine, today announced it has partnered with The Renato Dulbecco Foundation to deliver more personalized therapies in rare diseases, oncology and COVID-19. Protelica, the groundbreaking US biotechnology company, has licensed its library of billions of pronectines nanoantibodies and a portfoli...

The Italian government will not extend the covid state of emergency when it expires on 31 March, premier Mario Draghi confirmed on Wednesday, pledging: "Our aim is to reopen everything, as soon as possible." The emergency legislation has granted authorities sweeping powers to tackle the covid pandemic swiftly, and has been extended several times si...

One of the consequences of the pandemic has turned out to be the increase in the number of pet adoptions in Italy. Social distancing, which is also at the root of much loneliness and depression, increased the desire and need for companionship and affection. In addition, the pace of digital work, the development of new habits that see, for example,...

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...

The Italian government is to lift the outdoor face mask mandate on 11 February, the country's deputy health minister Andrea Costa said on Monday. Costa told Italian news agency ANSA that health minster Roberto Speranza will sign an order dropping the requirement to wear masks outdoors "throughout Italy" from 11 February, regardless of a region's ri...

The Italian government on Wednesday approved a new decree that will ease some covid restrictions as premier Mario Draghi pledged to move towards an "even greater reopening of the country" in the coming weeks. The relaxing of rules will primarily affect schools and those who are fully vaccinated, with the duration of the Green Pass to be indefinite...

Istat (Italian National Institute of Statistics) confirms this with its annual report on the movement of travelers in our country in 2021. The institute was assisted by Eurostat data, the statistical office of the European Commission based in Luxembourg. Tourism flows in all EU countries are still heavily impacted by movement restrictions and sever...

The fight to end the spread of COVID-19 is now entering its third year. While we’re all exhausted by its successive waves — and while tempers are fraying, as we have reported before — the pandemic is not going anywhere. Instead, Italians are now receiving their third vaccine dose — and there is talk of more to come. But what about in the rest of th...

The premise of “Futura” couldn’t be less complicated. In late 2019, three filmmakers — Pietro Marcello (“Martin Eden”), Francesco Munzi (“Black Souls”) and Alice Rohrwacher (“Happy as Lazzaro”) — got down to interview teams of high-school- and college-age Italians in numerous components of the nation. Their questions, generally audible from behind...