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NIAF Launches the Fauci Fellowships Program for Postdoctoral Research

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is proud to announce that applications are now open for the Fauci Fellowships, inaugurated in recognition of Dr. Anthony S. Fauci’s contributions to humanity and the medical and scientific community. The Fauci Fellowships will award two $50,000 post-doctoral research grants—one to an Italian researcher...

Nature Based Solutions; Clean Oceans & Resilient Cities

On behalf of the British Consulate General & Consulate General of Italy in Miami, we are delighted to invite you to an interactive session on Nature Based Solutions; Clean Oceans & Resilient Cities which will take place on Wednesday, 24 February at 11 am US Eastern Time. The UK and...

UNICREDIT START LAB Edition 2021

UniCredit Start Lab was set up to support young entrepreneurs, innovation and new technologies. The project is aimed at innovative startups in all sectors, offering a multidimensional accelerator program to help drive business ideas forward, including cash grants, mentoring, network development, targeted training and specially tailored banking services. UniCredit Start Lab...

ENEA patents device to produce radiopharmaceuticals with nuclear fusion

ENEA (Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development) researchers from the laboratories of Brasimone (Bologna) and Casaccia (Rome) have patented a device that allows to increase the yield of the production process of radiopharmaceuticals for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases. It is a...

Call for Papers “Biomedical Signal Processing and Control”

The human body is a complex electro-mechanical system that generates electrical, mechanical, thermal, and other signals that we normally call Biomedical Signals. ECG, EMG, PCG, PPG, BCG, skin temperature, and skin conductance are some of the 1D biomedical signals examples that record the dynamic changes of the human body, and...

Italy brings to the US the celebrations for the 700th Anniversary of famed poet Dante Alighieri

Following celebrations for Leonardo in 2019, and those for Raphael in 2020, the Italian Embassy in Washington, the diplomatic-consular network and Italian Cultural Institutes in the United States commemorate the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri, the “Sommo Poeta” (“Supreme Poet”) with a rich program including over 60...

Discovery of a ventilation system inside heart cells

An interdisciplinary approach involving the National Institute of Optics of the CNR, the European Laboratory of Non-Linear Spectroscopy, the Institute of Experimental Cardiovascular Medicine of the University of Freiburg and the Center for Electron Microscopy at the University of Colorado Boulder (USA) has made possible the discovery of a new system of...

Decomposing fecundity and evaluating demographic influence of multiple broods in a migratory bird

Relevance of breeding season fecundity as a driver of population dynamics has been highlighted by many studies. Despite that, knowledge about how brood type specific (i.e. first, second or replacement) fecundity affects demography of multiple-brooded species is limited. In fact, estimation of brood type specific fecundity is often challenging due...

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