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One of the Worlds Largest Super Volcanoes Is Waking Up
Science & Tech  (tags: supervolcano, Neanderthals, Italy, Campi Flegrei )

- 912 days ago -
A supervolcano which has not erupted for 12,000 years may be waking up, aside from an inconsequentially small eruption in 1538, this same volcano also erupted about 40,000 years ago, and could have contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals,
Space Station Flyover of the Mediterranean
Science & Tech  (tags: Expedition 46, Tim Peake, NASA, ISS, ESA, Earth, Italy, Alps, Mediterranean )

- 1266 days ago -
Beautiful night pass over Italy, Alps and Mediterranean
Pompeii Must Spend Remainder of â,¬105m Renovation Fund By End of Year - or Lose Access to the Money
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, pompeii, italy, preservation, mismanagement )

- 1358 days ago -
In 2012, the Italian World Heritage site was given the funds by the EU and the Italian government to halt its decay, but years of mismanagement and corruption has forced an intervention
A Detailed Look at Hacking Teamn's Emails About Its Repressive Clients
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, society, safety, internet, humans, environment, discovery, computers, Hacking Team, hackers, Italy, spyware, surveillance, technology, human rights )

- 1467 days ago -
Documents obtained by hackers from the Italian spyware manufacturer Hacking Team confirm that the company sells its powerful surveillance technology to countries with dubious human rights records.
The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of An Alien World, Frozen in Time
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, science, Pompeii Eruption!, Pompeii Italy, Rome, Ancient History, Italy, Mt. Vesuvius research, history )

- 1791 days ago -
A place on my bucket list. In the year 79 AD, Italy's Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii.
First Fossil Whale Poop Pops Up in Italy
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, study, fossil, whale, poop, Italy )

- 2157 days ago -
Clumps of squid beaks sticking out of clay in Italy's Umbrian badlands may be the first fossilized ambergris, or whale poo, ever found.
Stem Cells Can Reverse Some Blindness
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, scientists, technology, blindness, vision, eyes, science, discovery, stem cells, Italy )

- 3309 days ago -
DOZENS of people who were blinded or otherwise suffered severe eye damage when they were splashed with caustic chemicals had their sight restored with transplants of their own stem cells - a stunning success for the burgeoning cell-therapy field- read on
Amputee Able to Move Robotic Hand With His Mind
Science & Tech  (tags: thought-controlled prostheses, Italy )

- 3509 days ago -
An Italian-led team of scientists talk of a breakthrough in thought-controlled prostheses that connects an artificial limb through electrodes.
An Italian Laser Finds How to Produce Hydrogen From Water
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, world, study, scientists, NewTechnology, interesting, italy, hydrogen, water, h20 laser, energy, fuel )

- 3647 days ago -
The method discovered by researcher Roberto Bini and his team from the European Laboratory for Non-Linear Spectroscopy - University of Florence, uses lasers to produce hydrogen from water under high pressure.
Ancient Mass Graves of Soldiers, Babies Found in Italy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, history, humans, italy )

- 3790 days ago -
More than 10,000 graves containing ancient amphorae, "baby bottles," and the bodies of soldiers who fought the Carthaginians were found near the ancient Greek colony of Himera, in Italy
An "Italian Brain" and the Top-Secrets Machine to Get Energy From Tidal Power
Science & Tech  (tags: renewable resources, renewable energy, Italy, Europe, tidal energy, technology, discovery, concept, world, tech )

- 4018 days ago -
"The machine is different from all the other projects that aim to derive energy out of waves. It can be used in a calm sea as the Mediterranean, even if its efficiency in the ocean could be five times bigger" Grassi said.
From Child On Street To Nobel Laureate
Science & Tech  (tags: Capecchi, Nobel Laureate, scientist, Italy )

- 4297 days ago -
Mario R. Capecchi's earliest memories are of his mother being arrested by the Nazis. In 1941, Capecchi, then a small boy living in the Italian Alps, saw the Gestapo haul away his mother, a poet who had allied herself with anti-Fascist intellectuals.
Fossilised Human Footsteps in Italy
Science & Tech  (tags: human, footsteps, tourism, Italy, fossil )

- 4298 days ago -
Starting this weekend, after footpaths believed to have been left up to 385,000 years ago were opened to the public in Italy.

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