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Physics/Materials Science
22.02.2018
Empa presents
Empa presents "gas station of the
What could a "gas station of the future" look like? What services does it offer? Which fuels can be refueled there and where do they come from? Possible answers to these questions can be found at the stand of the of Swiss Oil Industry Association (Erdöl-Vereinigung) at the Geneva Motor Show.
Education/Continuing Education - Medicine/Pharmacology
20.02.2018
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
20.02.2018
Architecture of cellular control center mTORC2 elucidated
Architecture of cellular control center mTORC2 elucidated
The protein complex mTORC2 controls cellular lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Researchers from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and the ETH Zurich have now succeeded in deciphering the 3D structure of this important protein complex.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
20.02.2018
Products derived from plants offer potential as dual-targeting agents for experimental cerebral malaria
Malaria, a life-threatening disease usually caused when parasites from the Plasmodium family enter the bloodstream of a person bitten by a parasite-carrying mosquito, is a severe health threat globally, with 200 to 300 million cases annually and 445,000 deaths in 2016.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
19.02.2018
The Neuro joins neuroscience data sharing partnership
Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform will make disseminating and publishing data easier Modern neuroscience research can produce massive amounts of data, which researchers can use to find patterns rev
Medicine/Pharmacology
16.02.2018
Novartis new Cosentyx data confirms robust efficacy and quality of life improvements in scalp psoriasis
Majority of patients with scalp psoriasis on Cosentyx (secukinumab) achieved clear skin (PSSI 90) at Weeks 12 and 24 and improved quality of life   Scalp psoriasis affects 60 million people worldwide - a difficult-to-treat form of psoriasis with a substantial impact on quality of life -   Cosentyx data presented at AAD adds to robust evidence demonstrating sustained efficacy in plaque, nail, palmoplantar and scalp psoriasis as well as psoriatic
History/Archeology - Computer Science/Telecom
16.02.2018
Time Machine in the running to become a FET Flagship
Time Machine in the running to become a FET Flagship
2018 will be a pivotal year for the Venice Time Machine project.
Law/Forensics - Careers/Employment
16.02.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Innovation/Technology
15.02.2018
Improving Health of Children in Nigeria
Improving Health of Children in Nigeria
To improve diagnosis and treatment of children under five, Swiss TPH together with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) developed the electronic decision support tool ALMANACH.
Physics/Materials Science - Chemistry
15.02.2018
Profitable for both sides
The young company Swiss Hydrogen is located in Fribourg. Here work is under way on competitive high-performance fuel cells that could be used in environmentally friendly vehicles or deployed as stationary power generators.
Physics/Materials Science - Art and Design
15.02.2018
Sinfonia ai funghi
Sinfonia ai funghi
Do violins made of wood that had been treated with fungi sound the same as a fine, antique instrument? Acoustics experts at Empa are currently studying the body and soul of instruments made of "mycowood". Precision structure-borne sound measurements and psycho-acoustic tests with volunteers should reveal whether a fungal treatment can really improve an instrument.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
15.02.2018
Najafabadi, Trenholm named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows
Hamed Najafabadi , an assistant professor in McGill's Department of Human Genetics, and Stuart Trenholm , assistant professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute, have been selected as 2018 Alfred
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
15.02.2018
Not being aware of memory problems predicts onset of Alzheimer’s disease
Doctors who work with individuals at risk of developing dementia have long suspected that patients who do not realize they experience memory problems are at greater risk of seeing their condition wor
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
14.02.2018
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
13.02.2018
Sandoz announces US FDA approval and launch of Glatopa 40 mg/mL three times-a-week generic option for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis
Sandoz announces US FDA approval and launch of Glatopa 40 mg/mL three times-a-week generic option for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis Glatopa 40 mg/mL is a fully substitutable, AP-rated generic
Philosophy - Social Sciences
12.02.2018
Innovation/Technology - Architecture
08.02.2018
Building with waste and recycled
Building with waste and recycled
A residential module fully constructed from reusable, recyclable, and compostable materials: This is the premise for the newest unit in NEST, the modular research and innovation building run by Empa and Eawag in Dübendorf.
Medicine/Pharmacology
08.02.2018
Novartis receives FDA approval for Cosentyx label update to include moderate-to-severe scalp psoriasis
US label updated to include Cosentyx (secukinumab) data in moderate-to-severe scalp psoriasis - one of the difficult-to-treat types of psoriasis   Approximately half of all 125 million patients with
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
08.02.2018
Innovation/Technology - Environment/Sustainable Development
06.02.2018
New technology undergoes real-world testing
The Zurich-based power company Energie 360° provides natural gas, biogas, and wood pellets throughout Switzerland.
Media - Philosophy
05.02.2018
High Number of Science Enthusiasts in Switzerland
High Number of Science Enthusiasts in Switzerland
The Science Barometer Switzerland published in 2016 showed a clear picture: Swiss people are interested in science and research, and think they are worth supporting. “This main finding doesn't mean, however, that all Swiss people have the same attitude toward science. A differentiated picture emerges by dividing the population into groups,” explains Julia Metag, professor at the University of Fribourg.
Life Sciences - Environment/Sustainable Development
01.02.2018
Norway rats trade different commodities
Norway rats trade different commodities
Researchers of the University of Bern have shown for the first time in an experiment that also non-human animals exchange different kind of favours. Humans commonly trade different commodities, which is considered a core competence of our species. However, this capacity is not exclusively human as Norway rats exchange different commodities, too.
Astronomy
01.02.2018
Astronomy: a Rotating System of Satellite Galaxies Raises Questions
Astronomy: a Rotating System of Satellite Galaxies Raises Questions
Astronomers have examined the distribution and movement of dwarf galaxies in the constellation Centaurus, but their observations do not fit with the standard model of cosmology that assumes the existence of dark matter. The international team of researchers led by the University of Basel reported their findings .
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
31.01.2018
Lab-on-a-chip for tracking single bacterial cells
Lab-on-a-chip for tracking single bacterial cells
Researchers at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, together with researchers from the Max Planck Institute in Dresden, have set up a novel lab-on-a-chip with accompanying automatic analysis software.
Medicine/Pharmacology
31.01.2018
Cancer Patients: Web-Based Help Improves Quality of Life
Cancer Patients: Web-Based Help Improves Quality of Life
A diagnosis of cancer causes huge psychological stress, but many patients do not receive any psychological support.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
31.01.2018
Novartis announces NEJM publication of updated analysis from ELIANA trial showing longer-term durable remissions with Kymriah(TM) in children, young adults with r/r ALL
Novartis announces NEJM publication of updated analysis from ELIANA trial showing longer-term durable remissions with Kymriah(TM) in children, young adults with r/r ALL Analysis of 75 patients with m
Earth Sciences
31.01.2018
Two months in Pyeongchang to study Korean snowfalls
Two months in Pyeongchang to study Korean snowfalls
Josué Gehring is about to spend two months taking part in an international meteorological measurement project in the mountains of South Korea, close to the 2018 Winter Olympics host venues.
Environment/Sustainable Development - Administration/Government
29.01.2018
Calculating the CO2 emissions of biofuels is not enough
A new EU regulation aims to shrink the environmental footprint of biofuels starting in 2021. But an EPFL scientist thinks we should go one step further and take into account all compounds produced at biorefineries, not just biofuel.
Physics/Materials Science
29.01.2018
A ski jacket that actively gets rid of
To keep the body warm and dry during winter sports, high-performance clothing is a must. The demands on these textiles are high, as a person sweats up to one liter per hour on his upper body alone when skiing.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
26.01.2018
Advanced Accelerator Applications Receives FDA Approval for Lutathera for Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Lutathera marks first FDA Approval for a Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT)   Advanced Accelerator Applications is a newly established subsidiary of Novartis   Lutathera expands Novartis' n
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
26.01.2018
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
24.01.2018
Novartis delivered good operational performance and landmark innovation in 2017, entering our next growth phase
Full year sales grew 2% (cc, +1% USD) as strong performance of our growth drivers, including Cosentyx and Entresto , more than offset Gleevec/Glivec generic erosion: Cosentyx grew to USD 2.1 bi
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
24.01.2018
Novartis exclusively licenses first ophthalmology gene therapy in all markets outside the US, a milestone for patients with rare inherited vision loss
Novartis exclusively licenses first ophthalmology gene therapy in all markets outside the US, a milestone for patients with rare inherited vision loss Novartis enters into a licensing and supply agre
Administration/Government - Innovation/Technology
23.01.2018
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.01.2018
A bacterial powder for quickly stabilizing soils
A bacterial powder for quickly stabilizing soils
EPFL's Laboratory of Soil Mechanics has developed an easily reproducible technique using bacteria and urea to reinforce sandy or gravelly terrain.
Physics/Materials Science
23.01.2018
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.01.2018
A bacterial powder for quickly stabilizing gravel surfaces
A bacterial powder for quickly stabilizing gravel surfaces
EPFL's Laboratory of Soil Mechanics has developed an easily reproducible technique using bacteria and urea to reinforce sandy or gravelly terrain.
Physics/Materials Science - Chemistry
22.01.2018
Optical Nanoscope Allows Imaging of Quantum Dots
Optical Nanoscope Allows Imaging of Quantum Dots
Physicists have developed a technique based on optical microscopy that can be used to create images of atoms on the nanoscale.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Physics/Materials Science
22.01.2018
Novartis reports erenumab met all primary and secondary endpoints in unique Phase IIIb study in episodic migraine patients who have failed multiple prior preventive treatments
Novartis reports erenumab met all primary and secondary endpoints in unique Phase IIIb study in episodic migraine patients who have failed multiple prior preventive treatments LIBERTY is the first mi
Innovation/Technology - Careers/Employment
19.01.2018
Using haptic feedback joysticks to fly drones
A new joystick developed by startup MotionPilot lets users fly drones with just one hand in a fun, intuitive way.
Physics/Materials Science - Chemistry
18.01.2018
Looking beyond the horizon
Looking beyond the horizon
Michel Calame is Head of Empa's Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces lab. The name says it all: the physicist aims to conduct research at the interface between physics and biology, where damp systems meet dry electronics and nano-devices display quantum mechanical effects because they are so minuscule.
Innovation/Technology - Life Sciences
18.01.2018