The horse is the seventh species to be cloned. Prometea born in May 28, 2003, a Haflinger foal, is the first cloned horse and the first to be born from and carried by its cloning mother. Her birth was announced publicly on August 6, 2003. Continue Reading


Italian physician and a director at the University of Bologna. She was the first female doctorate in medicine. Dalle Donne was born in 1778, to a peasant family at Roncastaldo, a village outside Bologna. In 1800, Dalle Donne published three scientific papers. The first, on Continue Reading

The premiere of Rossini’s opera took place on 20 February 1816 at the Teatro Argentina, Rome, with designs by Angelo Toselli. Rossini’s opera recounts the events of the first of the three plays by French playwright Pierre Beaumarchais that revolve around the clever and enterprising character Continue Reading

The Basilica of Santa Croce is much more than just a church and is one of the oldest and largest Franciscan basilicas in the world. The Basilica was built in 1294 over the original structure from 1212 of a design by the great architect Arnolfo Continue Reading