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Medicine / Pharmacology - Business / Economics - 02.07.2018
Roche commences tender offer for all shares of Foundation Medicine, Inc. for US$ 137.00 per share in cash
Roche commences tender offer for all shares of Foundation Medicine, Inc. for US$ 137.00 per share in cash Roche today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Foundation Medicine, Inc.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 29.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 29.06.2018
Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Kymriah for treating two aggressive blood cancers, marking important medical advance for patients in Europe
Novartis receives positive CHMP opinion for Kymriah for treating two aggressive blood cancers, marking important medical advance for patients in Europe First CHMP opinion for a CAR-T cell therapy in

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 29.06.2018
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
EPFL uses blockchain technology to secure e-voting systems
An e-voting system based on blockchain technology has just been tested at EPFL. The system serves as a digital guarantee, ensuring that competing sides have faith in the voting process. This open-source technology will soon be available on the Center for Digital Trust's software platform. E-voting is becoming increasingly popular both in Switzerland and further afield.

Medicine / Pharmacology - 28.06.2018
Novartis presents new data demonstrating long-term efficacy, safety and tolerability of Aimovig (erenumab) in patients with chronic and episodic migraine
Novartis presents new data demonstrating long-term efficacy, safety and tolerability of Aimovig (erenumab) in patients with chronic and episodic migraine Results from a one-year study of efficacy and

Physics / Materials Science - Chemistry - 28.06.2018

Administration - 28.06.2018
Ln vitro Cortical Network Firing is Homeostatically Regulated : A Model for Sleep Regulation - News
ln vitro Cortical Network Firing is Homeostatically Regulated : A Model for Sleep Regulation Sohrab Saberi-Moghadam, Alessandro Simi, Hesam Setareh, Cyril Mikhail & Mehdi Tafti Prolonged wakefulness

Physics / Materials Science - Event - 28.06.2018

Social Sciences - Earth Sciences - 28.06.2018
From Wooden Combs to the Lives of the Saamaka Marron in Suriname
Video preview of the exhibition "Encountering - Retracing - Mapping. The Expedition Collections of Heinrich Harrer".

Innovation / Technology - 28.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Careers / Employment - 27.06.2018
Novartis International AG: Global study by Novartis and European Migraine and Headache Alliance reveals 60% of employed people with severe migraine miss, on average, a week of work per month
Novartis International AG: Global study by Novartis and European Migraine and Headache Alliance reveals 60% of employed people with severe migraine miss, on average, a week of work per month Study re

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 27.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - 26.06.2018
Novartis Clear about Psoriasis survey data highlights challenges psoriasis patients face to achieve goal of clear skin
Survey data published in JEADV show that patients experienced four different treatments and three medical professionals on average before finding an efficacious therapy New publication also highlight

Environment - Business / Economics - 25.06.2018
Lessons about a future warmer world using data from the past
Lessons about a future warmer world using data from the past
Selected intervals in the past that were as warm or warmer than today can help us understand what the Earth may be like under future global warming. A latest assessment of past warm periods, published by an international team of 59 scientists from 17 nations, shows that in response to the warming ecosystems and climate zones will spatially shift and on millennial time scales ice sheets will substantially shrink.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 21.06.2018
Claudia Daubenberger Appointed Professor at the University of Basel
Claudia Daubenberger Appointed Professor at the University of Basel
The University of Basel appointed Claudia Daubenberger, Head of Clinical Immunology at Swiss TPH, as professor of Infection Biology and Immunology within the Faculty of Science.

Computer Science / Telecom - Mathematics - 21.06.2018

Physics / Materials Science - Chemistry - 21.06.2018
"move" through to the next round
Around two years ago, Empa opened "move", the demonstrator for the mobility of the future, with a view to revealing various paths for mobility with renewable energy.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 21.06.2018

Business / Economics - Medicine / Pharmacology - 21.06.2018
Nurseries and crèches: what impact do they have on the development of children under three? - News
Nurseries and crèches: what impact do they have on the development of children under three? Insights from research at HEC Lausanne-UNIL An ever-increasing number of mothers with young children are returning to work.

Environment - Business / Economics - 20.06.2018
Federal Council adopts Switzerland's country report on implementation of the 2030 Agenda
Bern, 20.06.2018 - At its meeting on 20 June 2018, the Federal Council adopted Switzerland's country report on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Agronomy / Food Science - 20.06.2018
AMPK activation caused by reduced liver lactate metabolism protects against hepatic steatosis in MCT1 haploinsufficient mice - News
AMPK activation caused by reduced liver lactate metabolism protects against hepatic steatosis in MCT1 haploinsufficient mice Lionel Carneiro, Mohamed Asrih, Cendrine Repond, Christine Sempoux, Jean-C

Business / Economics - 18.06.2018
The role of middle management in strategy: Prof. Castañer contributes to the first research handbook on the topic - News
A new flagship work in the literature on management and strategy, the "Handbook of Middle Management Strategy Process Research", published by Edward Elgar Publishing, sets out the views of Prof&perio

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics / Materials Science - 18.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Innovation / Technology - 18.06.2018
Novartis International AG: Alcon AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens shows superior visual performance in head-to-head trial post-cataract surgery
Novartis International AG: Alcon AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens shows superior visual performance in head-to-head trial post-cataract surgery Better visual outcomes for patients with t

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 16.06.2018
Novartis JULIET trial of Kymriah demonstrates more than one-year durability of responses in adults with relapsed or refractory DLBCL
Overall response rate was 52% and median duration of response was not reached at a median follow-up of 14 months, signifying responses were durable   Patients had a 65% chance of being relapse-free o

Medicine / Pharmacology - 15.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 15.06.2018
Study of real-world data concludes Jakavi is associated with a reduction in risk of death and dangerous blood clots for patients with rare blood cancer
Novartis study of real-world data concludes Jakavi is associated with a reduction in risk of death and dangerous blood clots for patients with rare blood cancer Comparison of Jakavi (ruxolitinib) vs.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 15.06.2018
Novartis survey uncovers real-world impact of immune thrombocytopenia or ITP, a rare blood disease, on patients’ quality of life
Findings from more than 1,300 patients across 13 countries showed ITP had especially high impact for many patients on emotional well-being (36%) and ability to work (28%) About two-thirds of patients

Computer Science / Telecom - 15.06.2018
CENTAUR sewer control system is
CENTAUR sewer control system is "Most Innovative New Technology of the Year"
The CENTAUR sewer control system has been recognized as the 'Most Innovative New Technology of the Year' at the 2018 Water Industry Awards in England.

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 14.06.2018
Startup from Basel Qnami wins Venture Kick finals
Startup from Basel Qnami wins Venture Kick finals
The young startup of the University of Basel, Qnami, is the winner of the Venture Kick prize worth 130'000 Swiss Francs.

Medicine / Pharmacology - Life Sciences - 14.06.2018
Enigma of fatty acid metabolism solved: Enzyme shape controls its activity
Enigma of fatty acid metabolism solved: Enzyme shape controls its activity
Fats are essential for our body. The core components of all fats are fatty acids. Their production is initiated by the enzyme ACC.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 13.06.2018
First UZH Space Hub Research Flight Campaign
First UZH Space Hub Research Flight Campaign
This year the newly opened Innovation Park Zurich repurposed old hangars on the military airfield in Dübendorf into office space, creating a novel combination of airfield and laboratory. This site is now where the UZH Space Hub carries out joint research projects of the University of Zurich and its partners from air and space travel.

Environment - Transport - 13.06.2018
"In research, you need a sense of daring"
Doris Leuthard, head of Switzerland's Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, takes a hands-on approach.

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 11.06.2018

Physics / Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 11.06.2018

Event - Architecture - 09.06.2018

Environment - 08.06.2018

Medicine / Pharmacology - Social Sciences - 07.06.2018
Novartis announces JCO publication of Lutathera NETTER-1 data showing significantly longer time to deterioration of key quality of life measures in patients with progressive midgut NETs
Novartis announces JCO publication of Lutathera NETTER-1 data showing significantly longer time to deterioration of key quality of life measures in patients with progressive midgut NETs Patients repor

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 07.06.2018
Peatland Protection Equals Efficient Climate Protection
Zurich-Reckenholz, 07.06.2018 - Is there a cost-efficient way to curb climate stress caused by land use? Globally, peatlands store twenty per cent of all the carbon lying untapped in the soil - despite the fact that they account for less than three per cent of the Earth's land mass. New findings from Agroscope show that peatland protection is a highly efficient climate-protection measure.