During the award ceremony for the latest Italian Food Award USA at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2022, Italianfood.net presented exclusive research on the American consumer’s perception of Italian cuisine through our partnership with BVA BDRC – the award-winning international consumer insight consultancy conducting research in over 90 countries. The a...

Antonio Meucci was born near Florence in 1808. He studied mechanical engineering in school. In 1834 he easily gained employment as the lead mechanic at the Teatro delle Pergola whereby he designed an acoustic device to communicate between the stage and control room of the theatre. This “pipe telephone” is still in use today. Meucci married Esterre...

An Italian designed lunar module could be on the moon as soon as 2026 or 2027, Italian Space Agency (ASI) President Giorgio Saccoccia said on Friday. Saccoccia was speaking on the fringes of a meeting at the United States embassy in Rome with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson and Deputy Administrator Pamela Melroy the day after NASA and ASI signed an...

"That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind". (Neil Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 Moon landing mission). These words spoken by American astronaut Neil Armstrong may also describe the amazing work of Italian (later American naturalized) physicist Enrico Fermi (1901 - 1954). His first investigative steps, performed in Italy...

Astronomer Margherita Hack has become the first female scientist honoured with a public statue in Italy. Hack, who was born in 1922 and died in 2013, was a high-profile figure for decades in the country, where she was a prominent science communicator and is credited with inspiring generations of young women to pursue a career in science. The bronze...

A recovery of the tourism sector in Italy over the first few months of 2022 has been confirmed by data regarding the month of May, according to a survey released Tuesday by hoteliers' association Federalberghi, with banking and digital service providers Nexi and Zucchetti. The research 'photographed' the presence and expenditure of tourists in hote...

From Milan to Rome, passing through Genoa, there will be over 300 American students who this year will follow our doctors in the ward. Doctors in Italy, the first 100% Italian program that allows foreign students of healthcare faculties to discover the new frontier of made in Italy, medicine, is currently collaborating with three hospitals: the Mul...

These palm-sized wine cups in the New Orleans Museum of Art's collection were crafted during the time of the Roman Empire, sometime around 100 BCE to 100 CE. Roman craftsmen developed new glass techniques, advancing a craft that had been cultivated over thousands of years in Middle Eastern and Egyptian cultures. Romans invented ways to blow glass o...

“If I had not been discriminated against or had not suffered persecution, I would never have received the Nobel Prize,” wrote pioneering neuroscientist Rita Levi-Montalcini, who shared the 1986 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with biochemist Stanley Cohen, Ph.D. In 1952, Levi-Montalcini had made the discovery of nerve growth factor (NGF), a...

ISSNAF, the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation, annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their fields of research. -   RnB4CULTURE AWARD FOR...