Lazzaro Spallanzani (10 January 1729 – 12 February 1799) was an Italian biologist and physiologist who made important contributions to the experimental study of bodily functions, animal reproduction, and essentially discovered echolocation. His research of biogenesis paved the way for the investigations of Louis Pasteur.
Paola Leone, Ph.D. , is a leading researcher of Canavan disease. Dr. Leone was born and raised in Cagliari, Italy. She received her undergraduate and graduate training in Italy, followed by post-doctoral studies in Montreal and Yale University in New Haven, CT. She holds a doctorate degree in Neuroscience from the University of Padua. Her work on Canavan disease started at Yale, where she collaborated with other early pioneers in gene therapy.
Diacinto (or Giacinto) Cestoni (May 13, 1637 – January 29, 1718) was an Italian naturalist. Born in Montegiorgio, he was self-taught. He lived and worked at Livorno where he led a pharmacy shop next to the port. He studied fleas and algae, and showed that scabies is provoked by Sarcoptes scabiei.
Alberto Oliverio (born December 1, 1938) is a biologist and psycho-biologist. He is currently professor of Psychobiology at the Sapienza University of Rome. He was born in Catania, Italy, on 1 December 1938.
Federica Sallusto (born November 27, 1961) is an Italian biologist. She was born in Naples, Italy. After high school, she studied in the Faculty of Biology at the University of La Sapienza in Rome where she took the degree with honors. She is currently group leader at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Bellinzona, Switzerland and is adjunct professor of immunology at the University of Palermo, Italy.
Antonio Lanzavecchia (born October 9, 1951) is an Italian immunologist. He was born in Varese, Italy. In 1976 he obtained his degree with honors in Medicine at the University of Pavia where he specialized in Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases. From 1983 to 1999 he was a member of the Basel Institute for Immunology and in 1999 became director of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Bellinzona, Switzerland.
Gustavo Pittaluga (1876, Florence – 1956, Havana, Cuba, 1956) was an Italian doctor and biologist. Nationalized Spanish in 1904 Pittaluga made contributions to the development of haematology and the parasitology, as well as by his contributions to national and international fight against malaria and other protozoans causing disease s. Pittaluga studied medicine in the University of Rome, where he became a doctor in 1900 with a thesis on acromegaly.
Harvest Moon, a 1996 game originally released for the Super Nintendo system in Japan, was published in the United States by Natsume in 1997 and was the first installment of the Harvest Moon series. The game revolves around the player tending a farm. A PAL version was released on early 1998 in Australia, France and Germany (with German screentext). It is the last Super Nintendo game edited by Nintendo in these countries and one of the rarest PAL games.
Wróblik Szlachecki is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Rymanów, within Krosno County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of Rymanów, 13 km (8 mi) south-east of Krosno, and 48 km (30 mi) south of the regional capital Rzeszów. The village has a population of 970.