Cecilia Saccone and “The Code of the Living”

The fellow Cecilia Saccone presents her book "Il codice dei viventi", published by Rubettino Editore during the pandemic. A scientist who has dedicated her life to Molecular Biology, at first…

Notes of a Jesuit scientist: the travel diaries of Angelo Secchi SJ

June 8, 2023, will see the presentation in Rome of the Travel Diaries of Angelo Secchi, a distinguished member of the Academy, a multifaceted figure and one of the most interesting of the Italian nineteenth century, who has been widely remembered in recent years with a dense program of initiatives carried out by the National Committee for the bicentennial of his birth. (more…)

Inauguration of 241st Academic Year

On 24 May 2023, the Academy inaugurates the 241st Academic Year since its foundation. For the occasion, the new member Prof. Elena Cattaneo, Professor of the University of Milan and Senator for Life, will give the inaugural address on the theme “Huntington, between evolution and disease”. (more…)

City Nature Challenge 2023 Roma

This year also the entire territory of the metropolitan city of Rome, between 28 April and 1 May, will be involved in the City Nature Challenge, an international competition to document biodiversity and spread the culture of environmental protection, with the coordination of the Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze detta dei XL. (more…)