A new robotic exoskeleton could allow people who have lost the use of their legs to stand up and even walk. It may also help get them walking unaided again, by guiding their movements and holding them up as they take part in rehabilitative therapy. Known as Twin, the Italian-designed lower-body exoskeleton was unveiled this Friday during a press co...

The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia has started the issuance of the electronic identity card (CIE) on a trial basis. It is now possible to apply for the new electronic ID card, by appointment, through the PRENOT@MI platform. The EIC may only be issued to Italian citizens regularly residing in their consular district, who are already ente...

The revolutionary San Marziano tomato is born, a variety created specifically to be grown in space and destined to feed astronauts on long space missions of the future! This fantastic made in Italy tomato will be invaluable in guaranteeing fresh food and a healthy and balanced diet for crews engaged in increasingly long and ambitious interplanetary...

The Italian Ministry of University and Research (MUR) and the National Science Foundation of the United States of America (NSF) are issuing a call for funding for research projects under a Memorandum of Understanding between the two entities aimed at further strengthening cooperation in the field of Artificial Intelligence, focusing on joint resear...

The latest edition of CES, the Consumer Electronic Show, the world's most important trade show for the computer and consumer electronics industry, took place in Las Vegas, January 9-12, 2024. It is an event that has gradually become more prominent, evolving from a mere showcase for the latest and most curious electronic gadgets to a genuine driving...

Technological innovation affects everyone, and the education sector is witnessing a significant revolution. A prime example of this change is the introduction of an artificial intelligence (AI)-based virtual assistant in Italian universities. This new tool, developed by Multiversity in collaboration with OpenAI and Bain & Company, is set to radical...

The name Pininfarina evokes images of elegance, speed, and innovation. For over 90 years, the Italian design house has penned some of the most iconic automobiles ever created, from the Ferrari Testarossa to the Alfa Romeo 164. Founded in 1930 by Battista "Pinin" Farina, the company quickly established itself as a leader in automotive design, renown...

What does it take to produce green hydrogen more efficiently and cheaply? Apparently, small ruthenium particles and a solar-powered system for water electrolysis. This is the solution identified by a joint team involving the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology, IIT) of Genoa, and BeDimensional S.p.A. (an IIT spin-off)....

From 14 to 18 February, boat enthusiasts will be meeting up in Miami, Florida, for the 2024 iteration of the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show, one of the biggest boat shows in the world, attracting over 100,000 visitors and over 1000 international exhibitors. The event will be spread across six sites. The landlocked part of the event...

A real “electronic nose”, invented in Italy, that can be used to recognize the freshness of a wine and and its origin: scientist Sonia Freddi, in the laboratories of the Physics Department of the Catholic University of Brescia, created it. The instrument is based on the fact that all foods and beverages emit particular gas molecules, which can indi...