Brain plasticity is regulated by the gut microbiota

The intestinal microbiota – known by all as intestinal microflora – plays a fundamental role in the development and maintenance of the function of the immune system and in the regulation of body weight. New studies suggest that the microbiota could also be involved in the communication pathway between the...

Teodoro Valente guest of the Information Technologies SERIES

Our SERIES of meetings continues with Italian personalities of the Research and Innovation World. The Information Technologies SERIES has become a real format, a kind of media in its own right, not television or traditional, it is a talk show formula around which a real community has been created. A...

Cubesat Design to Test Passive Thermal Coatings in Space

Riccardo Bevilacqua, a distinguished member of Miami Scientific Italian Community, is the principal investigator of the PATCOOL (Passive Thermal Coating Observatory Operating in Low-Earth Orbit)   The PATCOOL is a NASA sponsored, University of Florida developed 3U Cu-beSat meant to investigate the feasibility of using a cryogenic selective surface coating...

3rd IAA Conference on Space Situational Awareness

April 4-6, 2022 GMV, Madrid, Spain Due to the generous sponsorship from the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) invites you to attend the third International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Conference on Space Situational Awareness (ICSSA). The ICSSA will be hosted at GMV, Madrid, Spain, from April...

Dr. Anthony Fauci received Honorary Doctorate from Sapienza University of Rome

The award was given for Fauci’s fundamental role in the study of infectious and immune-mediated diseases, with particular regard to the first pioneering studies on HIV infections and the development of measures to contain transmission and effective therapies against AIDS   On January 13, 2022, Sapienza University awarded an honorary...

L’innovazione che parla italiano

Startup Tecnologiche italiane che operano all’estero   Invito alla presentazione delle domande 1. Premesse Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale, Direzione Generale per la Promozione del Sistema Paese, e PNICube, Associazione Italiana degli Incubatori Universitari e delle Business Plan Competition accademiche locali, indicono la seconda edizione del...

Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award

Purpose The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) instituted the “Italian Bilateral Scientific Cooperation Award” to recognize an Italian experienced scientist who has remarkably contributed to the advancement of science and technology, while performing his/her research abroad, thus improving Italy’s S&T relations with foreign countries and International...

NASA January Launch Studying Sources of Space X-rays

X-rays from space bombard Earth on a daily basis. The sources and characteristics of these X-rays are not clearly understood. A January 2022 NASA sounding rocket mission called the Diffuse X-rays from the Local galaxy, or DXL, hopes to shed light on the sources of soft X-rays that hurtle towards...