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Pharmacology - Health - 19.09.2021
Novartis presents new Kisqali data showing longest median overall survival ever reported in HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer
With the MONALEESA-2 final analysis, only Kisqali has reported statistically significant overall survival (OS) benefit with an aromatase inhibitor for postmenopausal women with HR+/HER2- advanced bre

Health - Career - 17.09.2021

Innovation - Agronomy / Food Science - 17.09.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 17.09.2021
Novartis announces findings from a real-world study of alpelisib demonstrating clinical benefit in people with PIK3CA-Related Overgrowth Spectrum (PROS)
PROS is a spectrum of rare disorders caused by PIK3CA mutations and is characterized by atypical, visible overgrowths and anomalies in blood vessels, the lymphatic system and other tissues At 24 week

Health - Pharmacology - 17.09.2021
Novartis reports positive health-related quality of life data for 177Lu-PSMA-617 radioligand therapy in patients with advanced prostate cancer at ESMO 2021
New quality of life data for 177 Lu-PSMA-617 plus standard of care shows delay in worsening of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and pain in heavily pre-treated patients with PSMA-positive metas

Health - Architecture - 16.09.2021
An architectural exhibition linking light exposure to health
An architectural exhibition linking light exposure to health
EPFL and HEAD researchers have set-up an installation to raise awareness around the importance of exposure to natural light for human health and the role of the architecture in urban settings in modulating that light.

Health - 16.09.2021
Case study: Legionella don't like it hot
Case study: Legionella don’t like it hot
It is well known that Legionella bacteria can contaminate drinking water systems in buildings. A case study published in Aqua & Gas by Eawag and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts now shows how they can be controlled by different temperature strategies.

Career - Campus - 15.09.2021
SUPSI and FHNW strengthen their collaboration for mobility programmes
Academic staff mobility is an important aspect that contributes to the quality of the academic system.

Life Sciences - Environment - 14.09.2021
We are less sceptical of genetic engineering than assumed
We often hear that Swiss consumers want their agriculture to be free from genetic engineering. But consumer acceptance of genetically modified crops is likely to be higher than the media leads us to believe, Angela Bearth says. The ban on growing genetically modified crops in Switzerland is set to expire at the end of this year.

Campus - Health - 14.09.2021

Administration - Politics - 14.09.2021

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 13.09.2021
Radiation alarm at Empa
On 26 August 1992, two people entered the Empa reception in Dübendorf with two samples of osmium-187 - a rare and valuable isotope of the platinum metal - which they wanted to have analyzed.

Health - Pharmacology - 13.09.2021

Social Sciences - Politics - 13.09.2021

Agronomy / Food Science - 10.09.2021

Campus - Microtechnics - 10.09.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 09.09.2021

Environment - Campus - 08.09.2021
A heating plant that combines renewable energy sources
A heating plant that combines renewable energy sources
EPFL has recently brought an innovative heating plant online and will soon connect it to a large data center.

Materials Science - 07.09.2021
Batteries for transporting mobility into the future
Batteries for transporting mobility into the future
High-performance batteries are key to the comprehensive roll-out of e-mobility. ETH Pioneer Fellow Paul Baade is looking into how to manufacture them more cost-effectively.

Environment - Materials Science - 07.09.2021
21.4% record efficiency for flexible solar cells
21.4% record efficiency for flexible solar cells
A new efficiency record of 21.4% for flexible CIGS solar cell on polymer film has been achieved by scientists at Empa. Solar cells of this type are especially suited for applications on roofs, transport vehicles or mobile devices. A group of scientists at Empa has pushed the efficiency of flexible solar cells to a new limit.

Innovation - Life Sciences - 06.09.2021
EPFL and the Wyss Center award two new entrepreneurial projects
EPFL and the Wyss Center award two new entrepreneurial projects
The Capture dream journaling mobile application Scientists have known of the existence of lucid dreams - in which the dreamer becomes aware that they are dreaming - for decades, but the neurobiology is poorly understood and it remains unclear why some people have them while others do not. Lucid dreaming is thought to bring benefits including reduced anxiety, improved motor skills, memory consolidation and enhanced problem solving.

Health - Economics / Business - 06.09.2021

Electroengineering - Environment - 06.09.2021
Flexibility will be key to a large-scale rollout of solar power
Flexibility will be key to a large-scale rollout of solar power
The successful deployment of solar power will depend on many factors, including how well grid operators are able to balance supply and demand in order to incorporate renewable energy into their low-voltage grids.

Physics - Materials Science - 06.09.2021
Cells as a model for fluid cybernetic systems
Cells as a model for fluid cybernetic systems
The COgITOR project is being funded by the EU with about 3.5 million Euros for the next four years.

Innovation - Environment - 03.09.2021

Research Management - Health - 03.09.2021
Open access is revolutionizing access to research
Open access is revolutionizing access to research
SUMMER SERIES: HOW SCIENCE WORKS In the 1990s, the internet upended the scientific publication process. Today, it's the whole culture of research that's changing. The COVID-19 pandemic sent shock waves around the world in the spring of 2020. It also unveiled deep underlying societal and cultural trends.

Health - Psychology - 02.09.2021
Self-interest promotes contract tracing using smartphones
Self-interest promotes contract tracing using smartphones
Why do people install a coronavirus warning app on their cell phone - or not? Researchers of the Department of Economic Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Basel investigated.

Research Management - 02.09.2021

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.09.2021

Environment - Innovation - 01.09.2021
A carbon-neutral response to rising electricity demand
A carbon-neutral response to rising electricity demand
Many everyday activities rely on electricity. As we look to 2050, this dependence is set to increase, with demand for electricity in Switzerland likely to rise to 50 percent. The increased demand can only be met by transforming the energy system. Switzerland has set itself the goal of ending its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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