University of Bern

University of Bern
Hochschulstrasse 6, 3012 Bern
University of Bern  
Location: Bern
Affiliation: swissuniversities
Environment - Aug 15
Marine heatwaves can irreversibly damage ecosystems and, therefore, also present a threat to fishing. As a team led by physicist Thomas Frölicher from Bern showed in a study just published , the number of marine heatwaves has increased dramatically in past decades. This trend will further intensify as a result of climate change.
Medicine - Jul 30

An international research team under the co-direction of the University of Bern and the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) has discovered various mechanisms of resistance to cancer therapy.

Psychology - Jul 19

Contrary to previous assumptions, self-esteem already grows during childhood and doesn't drop during adolescence.

Astronomy - Jun 26

A series of new papers, that lay out strategies to search for signs of life beyond our solar system, assume that the detection of atmospheric signatures of a few potentially habitable planets may possibly come before 2030.

Medicine - Jul 24

Zika virus (ZIKV) may be sexually transmissible for a shorter period than previously estimated, according to a systematic review published this week in PLOS Medicine by Michel Counotte and Nicola L

Medicine - Jun 28

Old and frail patients have an increased mortality risk and increased memory problems when their blood pressure is lowered too much through medication.

Environment - Jun 25

Selected intervals in the past that were as warm or warmer than today can help us understand what the Earth may be like under future global warming.

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