Depression is not just one: there are at least six different subtypes of it, involving distinct regions of the brain and responding differently to treatment. This was discovered by research that, with the help of artificial intelligence, examined brain MRI images of 800 patients. The study, which paves the way for increasingly personalized treatmen...

Italian companies could increase the added value they create by about 50 billion euros ($54.30 billion) by 2030 with the generalised use of generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), according to a study by Accenture. The research was presented at an annual meeting in Rome of the Leonardo Committee, a business group promoting "Made in Italy".  Anothe...

You are looking at a field of fluffy, golden grass dotted with yellow flowers. There are trees in the background and mountains beyond that. Where are you? Now you’re facing a terracotta sarcophagus. Where are you? When are you? A new exhibit in the Rubenstein Arts Center uses AI to bring viewers into ancient Roman and Etruscan landscapes spanning 1...

On Wednesday, the Council of Ministers approved a set of new rules to regulate the misuse of artificial intelligence. Subject to parliamentary approval, they are designed to make Italians’ digital lives ready for the impacts of AI – from the danger of deep fakes to fostering development in the sector. The new rules will apply to five key areas: the...

The Consortium for the Protection of Buffalo Mozzarella Dop employs artificial intelligence for surveillance against fake mozzarella and to counteract the phenomenon of Italian sounding. This is the first project in Italy implemented by a Consortium, which focuses on AI as an innovative tool for the protection of a Dop product. The initiative was p...

Amazon is betting big on artificial intelligence. After the first $1.75 billion, Big Tech is betting again on Anthropic, a company owned by the ItalianAmerican twins Daniela and Dario Amodei, investing another $2.5 billion. Anthropic's artificial intelligence is called "Claude" and has made the Amodei twins world-renowned: it is considered by many...

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...

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...

No longer single letters or words, but entire passages dedicated to music, food and the pleasures of life (probably the work of the Epicurean philosopher Philodemus) have been deciphered for the first time from one of the Herculaneum papyri, charred by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The result, which marks a breakthrough in the study of t...

The Roman Empire, a colossal force in history, has left a lasting impact on various aspects of modern society, including science, art, architecture, government, culture, and language. However, the downfall of this empire and the ensuing Dark Ages led to a significant loss of knowledge about ancient Roman and Greek civilizations. Now, artificial int...