This month, Emanuela Barzi, a Fermilab senior scientist and Ohio State University adjunct professor and graduate faculty, was elected as a member of two committees of the American Physical Society: the Council Steering Committee and the Committee on Committees. She will begin her two- and three-year terms, respectively, on Jan. 1, 2020. The APS Cou...

The first experimental gene therapy to treat a patient affected by serious haemophilia A has been completed in Milan, sources said Thursday. At Milan's Policlinico Hospital, in fact, "the first patient was treated at the start of November, and today after almost four weeks from the infusion he is in good conditions and is leading a regular life," t...

A 3D absorbable bronchus to allow a 5-year-old child to breathe was implanted at the Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital in Rome with an experimental operation, the first of its kind in Europe. The small patient was suffering from bronchomalacia, a collapse of the bronchial wall that prevents the normal flow of air in the lung. The 3D bronchus was ent...

Quando Filippo Mancia lasciò Pavia prima e Cambridge dopo per iniziare la sua avventura di ricerca a New York, mai si sarebbe immaginato un giorno di poter contribuire a trovare un modo per fermare la malaria, una delle malattie più devastanti che, ancora oggi, uccide un bambino ogni due minuti in tutto il mondo, e solo nel 2017 ha provocato 266 mi...

“He was here to dream, and I said 'OK, let's dream together,'” recalls Professor Mircea Dincă of his first encounter with Automobili Lamborghini Head of Development Riccardo Parenti in February 2017. Two years later, the team is celebrating its first major collaborative victory by filing a joint patent. The new patented material was synthesized by...

Non piega l’acciaio come Superman, ma fa molto di più. Perché lo modella per creare componenti meccanici complessi necessari a far funzionare sistemi e macchine industriali. Abbattendo tempi e costi di produzione rispetto all’impiego dei metodi di lavoro tradizionali, e ottimizzando i processi delle grandi aziende ma anche di piccole e medie impres...

Italian researchers have discovered a molecule that rejuvenates the brain and blocks the development of Alzheimer's Disease. The anti-body, A13, has been discovered by researchers from the Fondazione EBRI 'Rita Levi-Montalcini'. A13, they say, rejuvenates the brain by favouring the birth of new neurons and combatting the defects that normally mark...

Il nostro sistema sanitario si posiziona al nono posto della classifica mondiale - dopo Islanda, Norvegia, Olanda, Lussemburgo, Australia, Finlandia, Svizzera e Svezia - per le sue elevate performance come testimoniato anche dallo stato di salute della popolazione, che resta buono nonostante gli stili di vita non sempre salubri e come certificato d...

The trial and house arrest of Renaissance genius Galileo Galilei by the Inquisition in 1633 because of his published views that the earth revolves around the sun, rather than vice versa, is one of the most notorious episodes in the intellectual history of the Roman Catholic Church. Galileo would remain under house arrest having been found guilty in...

Archaeologists Paul Scheding and Francesca Diosono of Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich announced that they have uncovered traces of a structure in southwestern Italy that may have been the first Hellenistic temple constructed in the region of Latium. Dated to the second century B.C., the small temple stood on the Monte Sant’Angelo, in a terra...