medicine and life sciences

Environment - Sep 23
Environment
A recent EPFL study shows that pathogenic viruses may be able to develop resistance to warm temperatures and some types of disinfectant. That - combined with global warming and more frequent and longer heat waves - could make it even harder to keep them from spreading.  - We could soon see the day when people have to think twice before taking a swim in lakes hitherto considered healthy.
Environment - Sep 21
Environment

The trade-off between gleaners and exploiters does not explain the diversity of biological species in the way that scientists expected. Our understanding of biodiversity has to change.

Health - Sep 18

Researchers at the University of Bern have discovered a mechanism in the body's own immune system which is responsible for the maturing and activation of immune cells. In the fight against skin cancer, the results have the potential to help immunotherapy succeed, even for patients on whom it previously had no effect.

Life Sciences - Sep 21
Life Sciences

Scientists at EPFL, ETH Zurich and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital have developed an implantable technology that enabled the discovery of an interaction between sensory neurons and immune cells.

Life Sciences - Sep 18
Life Sciences

Researchers at EPFL have made a surprising discovery about how bile acids act as signaling molecules to boost intestinal regeneration.


Selected Jobs
Life Sciences - 21.09
Postdoc position (100%) – Hazard assessment of nanoparticles / tissue models Adolphe Merkle Institute, University Fribourg
Materials Science - 21.09
Postdoc / senior scientist position for the Swiss NanoAnalytics platform Adolphe Merkle Institute, University Fribourg
Life Sciences - 21.09
PhD position in Nanoscience with a focus on Light / Electronmicroscopy Adolphe Merkle Institute, University Fribourg
Life Sciences - 18.09
Internship position in Biochemical Engineering in Development Optical Biosensors CSEM - Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique, Landquart (GR)
Life Sciences - 17.09
PhD student position in Pediatric Oncology CHUV/UNIL, Lausanne
Research Management - 11.09
Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in 80-100% Schweizerische Nationalfonds (SNF), Bern
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