ITALIAN CLONE GIVES BIRTH 

Italy’s answer to Dolly the sheep ¿½ Prometea, the world’s first cloned horse, recently gave birth to a healthy foal named Pegaso at the Cremona Laboratory of Reproduction Technology where she was born in 2003. Mother and baby are both doing very well, said researcher Cesare Galli, head of the team that created Prometea from cells taken from her mother. The animals belong to an ancient native Italian breed known as Aveglinese or Haflinger, from the Hafling valley in Alto Adige (South Tirole).

12 May 2008

10 Years of the "ALBERGO DIFFUSO"

 

The Association of “Alberghi Diffusi” (ADI) has celebrated its 10 th anniversary. The formula, pioneered in Sardinia in 1998, has revitalised the historic centres of many old Italian towns and villages

09 May 2008 More

GIANT FISH FRY AT CAMOGLI (Genova)

 

The town of Camogli in the Province of Genoa is getting ready for the annual Fish Festival, this year in its 57 th edition.

07 May 2008 More

ITALY'S TOP TEN

 

 

 

The Coliseum is Italy’s top attraction, according to statistics recently published by the Italian Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities....

05 May 2008 More

 

 NEW BRENNERO TUNNEL

 

On the 28th April, Italy’s President, Giorgio Napoletano, cut the ribbon that gave the go-ahead for the new Brennero railway tunnel that will link Innsbruck with Fortezza ¿½ a total of 55 km ¿½ connecting Austria with Italy. The Brennero tunnel will be a fundamental part of the trans-Europe rail line known as Corridoio 1 Berlino-Palermo and will constitute an important North-South axis  for long distance goods transportation.

30 Apr 2008

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