Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ

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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ  
Location: Zurich
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

ETH Zurich is a science and technology university with an outstanding research record. ETH Zurich is the study, research and work place of 18,000 people from 80 nations. About 350 professors in 16 departments teach mainly in the engineering sciences and architecture, system-oriented sciences, mathematics and natural sciences areas and carry out research that is highly valued worldwide.

Health - Oct 16
Two ETH Zurich projects and one with ETH involvement have been awarded one of the coveted ERC Synergy Grants. These EU grants offer up to EUR 14 million to promote interdisciplinary collaboration on research projects.
Earth Sciences - Oct 14
Earth Sciences

Clay minerals suspended in seawater binds sedimentary organic carbon to their mineral surfaces. But the quantity of carbon that is bound and the source of that carbon very much depends on the clay mineral in question.

Earth Sciences - Oct 9

So far it has not been possible to predict whether a strong quake will probably be followed by a stronger one or not. A new study by researchers from the Swiss Seismological Service at ETH Zurich gives rise to hopes of being able to make predictions in almost real time.

Innovation - Oct 7

Self-driving cars, the automatic detection of cancer cells, online translation: deep learning makes it all possible.

Business - Oct 11

ETH spinoff FenX transforms industrial waste into a porous foam suitable for building insulation. Unlike other sustainable materials used for the purpose, this type of insulation is non-flammable and inexpensive to produce.

Physics - Oct 8

ETH researchers have developed a compact infrared spectrometer. It's small enough to fit on a computer chip but can still open up interesting possibilities - in space and in everyday life.

Computer Science - Oct 3
Computer Science

These days, Microsoft officially opens a lab in Zurich dedicated to researching mixed reality technologies and artificial intelligence.

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