Astronomy Oct 24
Swiss researchers have used a parabolic flight to investigate the effects of weightlessness on biological and physical processes. On board was an experiment from ETH Zurich designed to understand the influence of gravity on the migratory behaviour of aquatic microorganisms.
Chemistry Oct 20

Lignin is a bulky chain of molecules found in wood and is usually discarded during biofuel production.

Life Sciences Oct 20
Life Sciences

ETH scientists have constructed bacteria in which growth can be controlled fully automatically by a computer.