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Business/Economics
29.11.2011
Gross median wage of CHF 5979
Gross median wage of CHF 5979
According to the first results from the Swiss Earnings Structure Survey conducted by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), the gross median wage was CHF 5979 per month in 2010.
Physics/Materials Science - Business/Economics
26.09.2011
A faster, cheaper method for making transistors and chips
A faster, cheaper method for making transistors and chips
It may soon be possible manufacture the miniscule structures that make up transistors and silicon chips rapidly and inexpensively. EPFL scientists are currently investigating the use of dynamic stencil lithography, a recent but not yet perfected method, for creating nanostructures. Faster, less expensive, and better.
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
16.09.2011
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree - or does it?
The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree - or does it?
Research has shown that contrary to what was thought from previous studies, spin-outs don't systematically set up shop near their parent companies. To stay or to leave, what's the best strategy? “I was really surprised, when doing this research, to find that 50% of spin-outs don't necessarily establish themselves near the parent company,” observes Christopher Tucci from EPFL.
Microtechnics/Electroengineering - Business/Economics
03.08.2011
A new motor for the watch of tomorrow
A new motor for the watch of tomorrow
An electromagnetic three-phase motor will enable the watchmaking industry to build watches that are three times more efficient and that can include more applications.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
02.08.2011
New method for the diagnosis of cancer
New method for the diagnosis of cancer
Researchers have developed a new breast cancer diagnostic method, and is now carrying out first tests on non-preserved human tissue. This new method should be able to reveal structures that cannot be seen using conventional mammography. Standard procedures only determine the extent to which X-rays are attenuated by various tissue structures.
Business/Economics
17.05.2011
Substantial sums for research and development
Substantial sums for research and development
In an international comparison, Swiss companies spent substantial sums on their research and development (R&D) activities in 2008.

 
 
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