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  1. Medieval Earthquake Moved Italian River 12 MilesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | MSNBC

    The Po, the longest river in Italy, has shifted northward about 12 miles between the towns of Guastella and Ficarolo over the past 2,800 years, researchers reported July 20 in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth . This shift likely happened in spurts, forced by quakes.

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  2. Medieval Earthquake Moved River 12 MilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Live Science

    The Po, the longest river in Italy, has shifted northward about 12 miles between the towns of Guastella and Ficarolo over the past 2,800 years, researchers reported July 20 in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth . This shift likely happened in spurts, forced by quakes.

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  3. Bangladeshi Blogger wins Journalism PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Daily Kos

    ... attack and imprisonment for his writing, will be handed over the award at an International Festival in Ferrara, Italy in October this year. The report in Ferrara quoted Asif as saying: "I did not expect to win the award, is a recognition that makes ...

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  4. Spiky zinc-clad Midden Studio hides an unexpected cozy interiorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Inhabitat

    ... patterns on the zinc panels draw inspiration from historic buildings, including Palazzo dei Diamanti in Ferrara, Italy and the Crichton Castle in Midlothian, Scotland. The structure cantilevers over a fast-moving stream, which fills the studio with ...

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  5. L'Aquila to host 'Woodstock of jazz'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | ANSA.it

    Rome, August 6 - Six hundred musicians, 100 concerts, 20 venues and 12 hours of continuous music will render the Il Jazz Italiano per L'Aquila musical marathon a veritable "Woodstock of jazz", Culture Minister Dario Francheschini said Thursday. With Paolo Fresu as artistic director, the event will bring together Italian and international stars, bands, orchestras and emerging artists.

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  6. Italy culture sites to get 80 mln eurosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | ANSA.it

    Rome, August 4 - Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini announced on Tuesday that 80 million euros of funding had been approved for large-scale cultural projects in Italy including renovation of Rome's Colosseum and Florence's Uffizi Gallery. Italy's superior council for cultural assets and landscape has approved the allocation of the funds for large-scale projects in 2015-2016, Franceschini said, hailing the decision as a turning point for the country's culture sector.

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  7. Italy sets new summer heat recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | ANSA.it

    Rome, August 4 - Last month was the hottest July on record in Italy, with temperatures holding at highs not seen since at least 1800, climate specialists at the national research centre said Tuesday. Temperatures were on average, 3.6 degrees Celsius above the average for the reference period of 1971 to 2000 used by climatology specialists in the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate of the National Research Council in Bologna.

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  8. Stuart Macbeth: Two Italian men brought exotic food to the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Oxford Mail

    The restaurant chain was founded by two Italian brothers who hailed from Emilia-Romagna, a region of Italy famous for its food. I've been to great restaurants in the region, in cities like Bologna, Parma, Modena and Ferrara.

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  9. Ring Around Quartet and Consort: "Frottole: Popular Songs of Renaissance Italy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | Opera News

    I n Renaissance Italy, the term "frottola" applied to light, strophic songs, and with their flexible format they have provided material for early-music ensembles ranging from amateur recorder groups to high-level professional performers. The three or four parts can be sung or played in various combinations, and opportunities for improvisation abound.

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  10. Use of cell-free microRNA as potential cancer biomarkers made...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    July 28, 2015 -- Droplet Digital PCR has been shown to be a useful tool for the identification of microRNAs circulating in the blood that could serve as potential cancer biomarkers. A study in the journal Oncotarget further supports these findings and identifies a novel miRNA that shows great potential for breast cancer diagnosis.

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  11. 'Po Valley Energy Limited (PVE) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review' PublishedRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    Po Valley Energy Limited is an oil and gas exploration and development company. The company operates two gas treatment plants.

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  12. A History of Neuroscience SymposiumRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2015 | Nature Neuroscience

    Dr. Marco Piccolino, from the University of Ferrara, Italy Dr. Lazaros C. Triarhou, from the University of Macedonia, Greece Dr. Zoltan Molnar, from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom Prof. S. Hochstein, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Prof.

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  13. July on track to set new hear recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | ANSA.it

    Rome, July 17 - As Italians sweltered under a relentless sun, seeking relief with fans, frosty drinks, and fountains, experts forecast new records may be set. "July 2015 has everything it takes to be among the hottest ever," says Edoardo Ferrara, meteorologist with 3bmeteo.com.

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  14. HealthOldest evidence of dental work discovered in ancient molarA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | RedOrbit

    A recently-discovered tooth shows that the art of dentistry is at least 5,000 years older than previously expected, as the 14,000-year-old infected molar shows signs of being cleaned by flint tools, according to research published in the journal Scientific Reports . In addition to representing the oldest known dentistry, paleoanthropologist Stefano Benazzi of the University of Bologna and his colleagues told Discovery News that the archeological find is also the oldest example of an operative manual intervention on a pathological condition.

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  15. Oldest-known dentistry found in 14,000-year-old toothRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    An infected tooth partially cleaned with flint tools represents the oldest known dentistry, according to a new international study on a 14,000-year-old molar. The find represents the oldest archaeological example of an operative manual intervention on a pathological condition, according to researchers led by Stefano Benazzi, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Bologna .

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  16. Electron Microscope Detects 14,000-Year-Old Dental TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Archaeology

    Stefano Benazzi of the University of Bologna and Marco Peresani of the University of Ferrara found microscopic markings on the surface of a large cavity in a 14,000-year-old molar that "were the result of a variety of gestures and movements associated with slicing a microlithic point in different directions," Benazzi told Discovery News . They then conducted tests on the enamel of three molars with wood, bone, and microlithic points to confirm that the infected tissue in the ancient cavity had been picked away from the tooth with a small, sharp stone tool.

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  17. First dental operation was performed 14,000 years ago: StudyRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2015 | Nerve News

    While analysing the skeleton of a caveman found in Italy's Dolomite Mountains in 1988, Italian researchers have found a dental tool that led them to conclude that the first operation for toothache was performed 14,000 years ago. A report published in Scientific Reports journal said scientists from the Italian universities of Bologna and Ferrara found a tiny flint tool, called a microlith, that was used to file away a rotting cavity to halt infection in the skeleton's molar tooth, the Local reported on Wednesday.

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  18. Remembering Cardinal BiffiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | News Max

    Cardinal Giacomo Biffi, the archbishop emeritus of Bologna who died on Saturday at age 87, had a surname that every bit reflected his robust and, at times, prophetic and pugnacious defense of the Catholic faith. In his later years, he became an expert in identifying characteristics of the Antichrist, and predicted the tyranny of an "ideology of homosexuality" that threatened to usher in a new form of persecution.

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  19. Scientists at University of York discover links between your genes and the language you speakRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Art Daily

    Academics at the University of York have discovered a correlation between genetic and linguistic diversity and concluded that at least in Europe people who speak different languages are also more likely to have a different genetic make-up. The study, led by Professor Giuseppe Longobardi in York's Department of Language and Linguistic Science, in collaboration with geneticists and linguists at the Universities of Ferrara and Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy, has discovered that language proves a better predictor of genetic differences than the geographical distribution of population.

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  20. Kabra and Piovan form JV in IndiaRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Plastics News

    ... Maria di Sala, Italy. Piovan in January bought a majority stake in Penta, which is based in Poggio Renatico, Ferrara, Italy. Within the plastics industry, Penta targets PVC dry blend manufacturing and compounding. Executives at Piovan's Indian ...

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