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Health - Psychology - 26.04.2021
La séroprévalence a augmenté à 21% dans la région de Bâle
La séroprévalence a augmenté à 21% dans la région de Bâle
In the cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft, antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 have been detected in approximately 21% of the adult population.

Health - 23.04.2021
New Modelling Project Launched to Support National Malaria Control Programmes
New Modelling Project Launched to Support National Malaria Control Programmes
Over the past two decades, substantial progress has been made in reducing the global burden of malaria through vector control interventions and improved access to diagnosis and treatment.

Innovation - Computer Science - 23.04.2021
3D models to explore the future of urban digitization
3D models to explore the future of urban digitization
A multidisciplinary Swiss team explored the future of urban digitization in its theoretical, technical, and legal dimensions by modeling the city of Sion with an innovative ScanVan.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 23.04.2021

Campus - Event - 23.04.2021

Health - 23.04.2021
World Laboratory Day 2021: Talent for top-level cancer research
In conjunction with World Laboratory Day 2021, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and the University of Bern interview SNF Professor Dr. Georgia Konstantinidou about her work and recent findings to provide insight into a research laboratory. Cancer claims more than 42 000 lives in Switzerland every year.

Life Sciences - Health - 22.04.2021
Biomedical research without boundaries
In autumn 2021 a new biomedical reseach centre will be inaugurated in Bellinzona. To support this event, Ticino Management is running a special series of articles presenting the activities of the two main residents of the facility, IRB and IOR.

Life Sciences - Research Management - 22.04.2021

Career - Research Management - 22.04.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 22.04.2021
Roche purchases shares in tender offer for GenMark Diagnostics, Inc
Basel, 22 April 2021 - Roche and GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. today announced that Roche's wholly owned subsidiary Geronimo Acquisition Corp.

Environment - 22.04.2021
Science advice is crucial
The scientific community is taking a clear stand on the CO2 Act. Given their expertise, they are not only permitted, but obliged to do so, asserts Reto Knutti.

Innovation - 21.04.2021
Innovation Park East part of Switzerland Innovation
Innovation Park East part of Switzerland Innovation
The national innovation platform Switzerland Innovation is expanding in Eastern Switzerland with its latest addition, the Innovation Park East.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 21.04.2021

Health - Life Sciences - 20.04.2021
Bioprinted mini pancreas will help in the fight against diabetes
Bioprinted mini pancreas will help in the fight against diabetes
EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 20.04.2021
Go-ahead for Swiss m4m Center
Go-ahead for Swiss m4m Center
Since 15 April, it is official: The Technology Transfer Center for 3D Printing in Medical Technology - Swiss m4m Center, in short - meets the requirements of ISO standard 13485:2016; it is thus allowed to produce implants and instruments for human patients.

Economics / Business - 19.04.2021

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.04.2021
Europe’s largest capacity research centrifuge
The most capable geotechnical research centrifuge in Europe is currently being built on the Hönggerberg campus.

Physics - Materials Science - 19.04.2021
Scientists now able to map defects in 2D crystals in liquid
Scientists now able to map defects in 2D crystals in liquid
A team of EPFL scientists has studied the behavior of defects on 2D crystals in water in order to better understand the crystals' properties and assess their quality.

Life Sciences - 17.04.2021
Obituary: Dr. Reinhard Glück
We are deeply saddened to learn of the unexpected passing of Dr. Reinhard Glück. He passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, 19 April, 2021, shortly before reaching the age of 70.

Innovation - Campus - 16.04.2021

Environment - Physics - 16.04.2021
Solar energy from the deep repository
Solar energy from the deep repository
During the winter months, renewable energy is in short supply throughout Europe. An international project is now considering an unconventional solution: Renewable hydrogen and carbon dioxide are pumped into the ground together, where naturally occurring microorganisms convert the two substances into methane, the main component of natural gas.

Psychology - Life Sciences - 15.04.2021
New Measure to Predict Stress Resilience
Researchers at the University of Zurich show that increased sensitivity in a specific region of the brain contributes to the development of anxiety and depression in response to real-life stress. Their study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience in humans. Some people don't seem to be too bothered when it comes to handling stress.

Environment - Materials Science - 15.04.2021
87 million tons of material each year
87 million tons of material each year
Empa researchers have analyzed the entire material and energy flows of the Swiss economy. Their final report now provides important data and comparisons. The team also looked into how the behavior of the Swiss population affects greenhouse gas emissions. Buildings, industrial plants, roads, cars, gasoline, electricity and all our consumption: What does Switzerland consume each year?

Campus - Health - 13.04.2021
What will endure?
What will endure?
The end of the pandemic is still not in sight, but we have every reason to be hopeful. How has the first year of living with the virus changed ETH? And what will endure after the crisis ends? I only briefly experienced what ETH was like before the pandemic.

Materials Science - 13.04.2021
From dismantling to re-use as fast as possible
From dismantling to re-use as fast as possible
At NEST, the research and innovation platform of Empa and Eawag, the new Sprint unit is currently under construction - an office unit built largely from recycled materials.

Environment - Health - 12.04.2021

Health - 12.04.2021

Environment - 12.04.2021
Autarky water module proves itself as a handwashing station
Autarky water module proves itself as a handwashing station
A mobile handwashing station that hygienically recycles its own water without water mains or sewage connection not only has great potential for deployment in countries lacking in infrastructure.

Innovation - 09.04.2021
Are Chinese politics a threat to the patent system?
Are Chinese politics a threat to the patent system?
Researchers show that foreign companies are less likely to have their patent applications granted in China than their Chinese counterparts.

Innovation - 09.04.2021
Does the Chinese patent office discriminate against foreigners?
Does the Chinese patent office discriminate against foreigners?
Researchers show that foreign companies are less likely to have their patent applications granted in China than their Chinese counterparts, and point out that this discrimination occurs in technologies of strategic importance to the Chinese government: the telecommunication and biotech industries.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 08.04.2021

Environment - 08.04.2021
Why study biodiversity? Because we depend on it!
In the Blue-Green Biodiversity research initiative of WSL and Eawag scientists from around the world are working together to find solutions to the pressing challenges of biodiversity loss.