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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...

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...

G6 statement on Open Science

As the Open Science European Conference approaches (February 4-5, 2022), the G6 network, which brings together six major European multidisciplinary research organizations – Cnr, Cnrs, Csic, Helmholtz Association, Leibniz Association and Max Planck Society – and represents 135,000 staff, wants to highlight its common positions on open science. The statement emphasises six priorities to...

First “Italian Space Day”

Dedicated initiatives promoted by Italian public administrations, Italian research bodies, universities, museums and companies, open to the public, to raise awareness of the importance of the sector. The Italian Space Agency (ASI) will inaugurate the Italian Space Day with an event opened by the Italian Minister in charge of space...

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