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Environment/Sustainable Development - Chemistry
30.11.2010
Formic acid in the engine
Formic acid in the engine
Do ants hold the key to the fuel of the future? Formic acid provides more efficient and safer storage of hydrogen.
Environment/Sustainable Development
12.10.2010
Computer model to calculate noise levels
Computer model to calculate noise levels
Acoustic specialists have developed a computer model which allows to calculate noise levels along the entire Swiss rail network.
Environment/Sustainable Development
11.10.2010
Reservoirs: a neglected source of methane emissions
Reservoirs: a neglected source of methane emissions
Substantial amounts of the greenhouse gas methane are released not only from large tropical reservoirs but also from run-of-the-river reservoirs in Switzerland, especially in the summer, when water temperatures are higher.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
25.08.2010
Switzerland’s biggest solar energy park starts power generation
Switzerland’s biggest solar energy park starts power generation
The construction of the biggest Solar Park in Switzerland is taking shape as the first photovoltaic panels come on stream.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Life Sciences
24.06.2010
Decline of freshwater species
Decline of freshwater species
The decline of biodiversity represents a loss of natural capital for future generations. Freshwater ecosystems are particularly affected, as they harbour disproportionately high levels of biodiversity.

 
 
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