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Health - Environment - 09.01.2024
Oaks affected by two diseases at the same time
Oaks affected by two diseases at the same time
Five years ago, the bacterial complex disease acute oak dieback was also discovered in Switzerland. In 2023, a new root disease was also discovered on oaks, as reported by Forest Protection Switzerland in the new Forest Protection News .

Environment - Politics - 09.01.2024
Why we need to know more about individual carbon footprints
Why we need to know more about individual carbon footprints
As Thomas Bernauer sees it, information on the impact that different segments of the population have on the climate is an essential ingredient in making climate policy measures fair and acceptable to the majority.

Politics - Administration - 09.01.2024
’The days of à la carte cooperation are over.’

Health - Politics - 09.01.2024
Swiss TPH's Centre for Tropical and Travel Medicine Now in the 'Turmhaus' at Aeschenplatz
Swiss TPH’s Centre for Tropical and Travel Medicine Now in the ’Turmhaus’ at Aeschenplatz

Health - Life Sciences - 08.01.2024
Methods for bypassing and treating spinal cord injury
Methods for bypassing and treating spinal cord injury
Grégoire Courtine, Jocelyne Bloch and their research team have been breaking new ground in the treatment of neurological disorders for over a decade. Here's a look at some of the promising new therapies they've developed. A video of a Parkinson's patient went viral in early November. It showed how Marc, 62, was able to walk almost normally again - rather than "freezing" at every doorstep - thanks to a neural implant.

Innovation - Health - 08.01.2024
ETH spin-offs - an annual record set in 2023
ETH spin-offs - an annual record set in 2023

Life Sciences - 08.01.2024
Award for animal care technicians working to reduce surplus laboratory animal numbers
Award for animal care technicians working to reduce surplus laboratory animal numbers
The animal caretakers at the Department of Biomedicine at the Mattenstrasse site have succeeded in significantly reducing the number of surplus laboratory animals. After helping to devise breeding programs, raising awareness and improving the culture of communication between researchers and the animal facility, the team has now received the Swiss 3RCC Culture of Care Award in recognition of this successful work.

Environment - Politics - 08.01.2024
Silvia Santini appointed member of the Federal Commission for Energy Research (CORE)

Health - Pharmacology - 05.01.2024
Improving patient safety
Improving patient safety
On the road to recovery, patients come into contact with clinicians from a whole range of disciplines.

Computer Science - History / Archeology - 04.01.2024
Computer pioneer Niklaus Wirth has died

Environment - Earth Sciences - 04.01.2024
Let’s talk about solutions

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space - 04.01.2024
The rocky road to the beginning
The rocky road to the beginning
Craig Walton is the first NOMIS Fellow at the Centre for Origin and Prevalence of Life at ETH Zurich.

Health - Innovation - 23.12.2023
Our top 10 news articles from 2023
Our top 10 news articles from 2023
We published nearly 300 news articles on EPFL's homepage in 2023, detailing the latest developments in science, academics, student life, startups and EPFL in general.

Health - 21.12.2023
University of Bern supports the WHO in the area of biosafety and biosecurity
University of Bern supports the WHO in the area of biosafety and biosecurity

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.12.2023
Soil Atlas Depicts the Distribution of Chemical Elements in Swiss Soils
Soil Atlas Depicts the Distribution of Chemical Elements in Swiss Soils
Agroscope and the Federal Office for the Environment have published the first Geochemical Soil Atlas of Switzerland.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 20.12.2023
New landscape atlas helps us envision Paris in the future
New landscape atlas helps us envision Paris in the future
EPFL's Habitat Research Center has created the first atlas of Paris landscapes, after winning a request for proposals by the French government and the City of Paris.

Materials Science - 20.12.2023
Long-lived lamellas
Long-lived lamellas

Campus - 19.12.2023
Status of the administrative investigation at the Institute for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Societies (ISNO)

Campus - Health - 19.12.2023
New degree programs in nursing and medical technology
New degree programs in nursing and medical technology

Environment - Earth Sciences - 19.12.2023
The big clean-up in the atmosphere
The big clean-up in the atmosphere
If we want to achieve our climate goals and prevent irreversible changes to the Earth's climate system, we not only need to curb our greenhouse gas emissions, but also remove excess man-made CO2 from the atmosphere.

Microtechnics - 18.12.2023
A picking robot for the greenhouse

Life Sciences - Health - 18.12.2023
Discovery of the role of genetics in hepatitis E infection
For the first time, researchers at CHUV's Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and EPFL have shed light on the role of host genetics in the response to hepatitis E virus infection.

Campus - 18.12.2023
The Last Ideology by Gabriele Balbi winner of the Giancarlo Dosi Prize for Popular Science

Research Management - 18.12.2023
Still no agreement with publishers Elsevier and Taylor&Francis for 2024

Environment - Media - 18.12.2023
UN Climate Change Conference: Young People and Climate Change book presented

Environment - Event - 18.12.2023
Block week "Renewable energies in the local heating network" 2023

Health - Pharmacology - 15.12.2023
Milestone in the Fight Against Sleeping Sickness
Milestone in the Fight Against Sleeping Sickness

Research Management - Career - 15.12.2023
Eleven SNSF Starting Grants for researchers at the University of Bern

Pharmacology - Health - 15.12.2023
EMA Recommends Arpraziquantel for Treatment of Schistosomiasis in Preschool-Aged Children
EMA Recommends Arpraziquantel for Treatment of Schistosomiasis in Preschool-Aged Children

Art and Design - Campus - 14.12.2023
Design Film Art: HSLU department gets a new name
Design Film Art: HSLU department gets a new name

Career - 14.12.2023
Leading House Latin America : Early Career Grant 2023

Health - Life Sciences - 14.12.2023
Enabling early detection of cancer
Enabling early detection of cancer
Blood cells reveal tumours in the body. Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute achieve an advance with the development of a test for early diagnosis of cancer. The ability to detect a developing tumour at a very early stage and to closely monitor the success or failure of cancer therapy is crucial for a patient's survival.

Innovation - Economics - 14.12.2023
A partnership with UBS to foster innovation and entrepreneurship
A partnership with UBS to foster innovation and entrepreneurship

Materials Science - 14.12.2023
Empa and CSL Vifor host international workshop on nano-biointerfaces
Empa and CSL Vifor host international workshop on nano-biointerfaces
In late November, researchers from Switzerland and abroad convened at Empa with experts from the pharmaceutical company CSL Vifor for a joint workshop on nanomedicines.

Economics - Architecture - 13.12.2023
Leo Looser: engineer with entrepreneurial blood

Environment - 13.12.2023
A glacier monitoring journey to the Himalayas
A glacier monitoring journey to the Himalayas
Glaciers in the Himalayas have been melting faster than in other places in Asia. Last October, WSL doctoral candidate Achille Jouberton from the HIMAL group of Francesca Pellicciotti joined a scientific expedition to study the fast-melting Trakarding-Trambau Glaciers, close to the Everest region.

Environment - 13.12.2023
COP28: global stocktake with commitment to expand renewable energy capacity

Research Management - Social Sciences - 13.12.2023
Ukraine has lost 18% of its scientists due to the war
Ukraine has lost 18% of its scientists due to the war
18% of Ukraine's scientists have fled due to the war and research capacity is down 20%, according to researchers in a study where they urge stakeholders to plan future policies to ensure the return of talent for rebuilding Ukraine.

Innovation - 11.12.2023
Twenty years of outer space at EPFL
Twenty years of outer space at EPFL

Environment - Economics - 11.12.2023
CO2 offsets: an USI survey on voluntary market potential

Research Management - 11.12.2023
A guide to second publication rights

Environment - Innovation - 11.12.2023
Sustainable fuels and base chemicals for Switzerland
Sustainable fuels and base chemicals for Switzerland

Campus - 11.12.2023
Jean-Patrick Villeneuve at the United Nations, against corruption

Economics - 11.12.2023
Humanitarian logistics: support from USI to tackle the crisis in Ukraine

Computer Science - Innovation - 11.12.2023
The Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence participates in the Swiss AI Initiative

Physics - 08.12.2023
Federal Council appoints Christian Rüegg as Director of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI for a further term of office

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 08.12.2023
ETH Zurich receives major donation and plans teaching and research centre in Germany
ETH Zurich receives major donation and plans teaching and research centre in Germany

Transport - Materials Science - 08.12.2023
Charging electric cars without any cables
Charging electric cars without any cables
Eight stakeholders from business, science and the public sector launched the first project for wireless charging of electric vehicles in Switzerland at the end of November 2023.

Campus - Computer Science - 07.12.2023
Twelve professors appointed

Environment - Architecture - 07.12.2023
What will the Grande Dixence region look like 200 years from now?