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Earth Sciences - 28.07.2020
Maartje Bastings, a scientist reaching for new heights
Maartje Bastings, a scientist reaching for new heights
Summer series - A calling for research.

Health - Computer Science - 27.07.2020
CHF 12 million funding for cutting-edge surgical technology
CHF 12 million funding for cutting-edge surgical technology
Researchers at the University of Basel have a vision: an individually configurable robot will revolutionize surgical procedures and provide numerous benefits for patients.

Pharmacology - Health - 27.07.2020
New Novartis analysis shows wet AMD patients achieved sustained fluid control faster with Beovu versus aflibercept
A post-hoc analysis of the HAWK and HARRIER trials presented at ASRS showed >=50% of patients achieved sustained retinal dryness by weeks 8 and 4 with Beovu and by weeks 12 and 8 with aflibercept,

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 24.07.2020

Health - Life Sciences - 22.07.2020

Research Management - 21.07.2020
Quatorze projets de collaboration HES⁠-⁠SO - Instituts polytechniques
Quatorze projets de collaboration HES⁠-⁠SO - Instituts polytechniques
HES⁠-⁠SO en bref HES-SO Actualités HES⁠-⁠SO Quatorze projets de collaboration HES⁠-⁠SO - Instituts polytechniques portugais L'appel à projets d'impulsion lancé dan

Agronomy / Food Science - 21.07.2020
"Ticino a te", bringing local produce closer to you also thanks to USI
The Osservatorio dello sviluppo territoriale (OST) (Observatory of Territorial Development), based at USI Academy of Architecture, has developed, in collaboration with Centro di Competenze Agroalimen

Architecture - History / Archeology - 21.07.2020

Economics / Business - 21.07.2020
An academic career in Finance, from Lugano to Lisbona
Lugano, St. Gallen, Barcelona, Lugano, New York, Lugano, Lisbon... these are the steps along the  academic career path of Virginia Gianinazzi, who has recently obtained her PhD in finance at U

Materials Science - Environment - 17.07.2020
Fluorine recycling for lithium-ion batteries
Fluorine recycling for lithium-ion batteries
Lithium-ion batteries contain salts rich in fluorine, which decompose in humid air to toxic, highly corrosive hydrogen fluoride. The hazardous nature of this substance makes recycling more difficult and more expensive. A research project entitled "Fluoribat" is now being launched at Empa to solve this problem.

Environment - 16.07.2020
Heat stress: the climate is putting European forests under sustained pressure
Heat stress: the climate is putting European forests under sustained pressure
No year since weather records began was as hot and dry as 2018. A first comprehensive analysis of the consequences of this drought and heat event shows that central European forests sustained long-term damage.

Environment - Transport - 16.07.2020

Health - Pharmacology - 15.07.2020
Drones to Deliver Tuberculosis Drugs in Madagascar
Drones to Deliver Tuberculosis Drugs in Madagascar
The use of drones in global health settings has rapidly evolved in the past years. As drone technology continues to expand beyond the military and recreational sectors, it is foreseen that it will have a significant role to play in healthcare delivery.

Health - Philosophy - 15.07.2020
Ethical recommendations for triage of COVID-19 patients
Ethical recommendations for triage of COVID-19 patients
An international expert group led by Mathias Wirth, Professor of Systematic Theology and Ethics at the University of Bern, has developed recommendations for avoiding triage of COVID-19 patients in extreme situations.

Physics - 14.07.2020
Christophe Galland picks up good vibrations from photons
Christophe Galland picks up good vibrations from photons
Summer Series: Science as a vocation. Christophe Galland, the head of EPFL's Laboratory of Quantum and Nano-Optics, believes that teaching and research are inextricably linked.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 14.07.2020

Chemistry - Physics - 14.07.2020

Pharmacology - Health - 13.07.2020
New data from phase IIIb study reinforces safety profile of Roche’s Hemlibra in people with haemophilia A
Second interim analysis of the STASEY study, including data from 193 patients, consistent with results from phase III HAVEN studies, with no new safety signals identified 1,2,3 STASEY is the largest

Health - Social Sciences - 13.07.2020
Faces and stories of the USI Faculty of Biomedical Sciences: Marta Fadda
Faces and stories of the USI Faculty of Biomedical Sciences: Marta Fadda
We continue our journey to discover the USI Faculty of Biomedical Sciences with Marta Fadda, post-doctoral researcher and lecturer, with whom we talk about social and cultural patterns, medical ethic

Economics / Business - 10.07.2020

Physics - Computer Science - 10.07.2020

Computer Science - Politics - 09.07.2020

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 09.07.2020
Restoring Vision Through Electrical Stimulation
Restoring Vision Through Electrical Stimulation
In a project under Horizon 2020, researchers from seven European organizations will examine how the vision of visually impaired people can be restored using electrical stimulation of the brain.

Physics - 09.07.2020
From music to quantum physics
From music to quantum physics
Celeste Carruth originally planned to be a musician. Now she is a physicist at ETH working to develop a new technique for controlling ions.

Career - Administration - 08.07.2020

Computer Science - Administration - 08.07.2020

Mathematics - 07.07.2020
Maryna Viazovska, explorer of mathematical dimensions
Maryna Viazovska, explorer of mathematical dimensions
Maryna Viazovska, who holds the Chair of Number Theory at EPFL, has resolved the problem of sphere packing in 8 and 24 dimensions.

Health - Pharmacology - 06.07.2020
"We have the here and now. That’s all we really have."
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is still a relatively young approach from behavioral therapy, but has already proven itself in the treatment of a wide range of mental disorders.

Criminology / Forensics - 06.07.2020
A secure, decentralized search engine for journalists
A secure, decentralized search engine for journalists
An EPFL laboratory has developed DataShare Network, a decentralized search engine paired with a secure messaging system that allows investigative journalists to exchange information securely and anonymously.

Health - 06.07.2020
Stress levels remain elevated for many even as coronavirus restrictions are lifted
Stress levels remain elevated for many even as coronavirus restrictions are lifted
There is less fear of coronavirus since the end of the lockdown, but 40% of the population still feels more stressed than before the pandemic began.

Health - 03.07.2020
100%SwissDEM: everyone counts
The 100%SwissDEM awareness-raising campaign, which is aimed at giving voice to the elderly to encourage the discussion on research and issues related to the health and well-being of the population aged 65 and over, has reached the halfway point.