The stirring of the deep waters of Lake Geneva revealed

Environment - Jul 15

Researchers discovered that deepwater renewal in Lake Geneva in wintertime is not only due to vertical mixing. Instead, strong currents coming from the lake's Petit Lac basin and nearshore zones of the Grand Lac play a vital role.

Life Sciences - Jul 11

Even fish society shows social control and nepotism

Life Sciences

Cichlids living in groups tend to turn a blind eye to their relatives shirking their duty to help as desired in various tasks in the group, such as caring for the brood.

The formation of the Antarctic ice floes

Earth Sciences

An international research team led by Silvia Spezzaferri from the University of Freiburg has discovered why the Antarctic polar ice cap is melting faster on the western side of the continent than on the eastern side. New drillings and sophisticated modeling have shown that this phenomenon can be traced back to the original formation of the ice sheet 34 million years ago

Life Sciences - Jul 10

From bands to spots, the secrets of the leopard gecko’s skin

Life Sciences

Two biologists from UNIGE determined how bands and then spots are formed on the skin of the leopard gecko.

Chemistry - Jul 9

Mining rare earth metals from electronic waste


Researchers are developing a process inspired by nature that efficiently recovers europium from old fluorescent lamps. The approach could lead to the long-awaited recycling of rare earth metals.

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