Medicine Jul 18
Medicine
Many tourists returning from India were found colonized with multidrug-resistant «superbugs».
Physics Jul 17
Physics

Flame retardants are invisible assistants in car seats, gasket sealants, furniture and even in aeroplanes. However, their ingredients are not always harmless. Empa researchers developed three innovative flame retardants and tested them for toxicity; not all of them passed the test.

Life Sciences Jul 15
Life Sciences

Physics student Darius Merk has used an insect-inspired algorithm to develop a drone that can navigate around obstacles. His research could prove particularly useful in a natural disaster.