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Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 21.08.2018

Environment - Microtechnics - 21.08.2018
An underwater glider for measuring turbulence in Lake Geneva
An underwater glider for measuring turbulence in Lake Geneva
Huge systems of rotating water masses - called gyres - form in oceans and large lakes. Two EPFL laboratories, working with the University of California, Davis, are using an underwater glider to explore one such gyre in Lake Geneva and learn more about how it affects the three-dimensional structure of the aquatic ecosystem.

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.08.2018
ESA Earth Observation Mission: Aeolus measures the wind
Bern, 20.08.2018 - On 21 August 2018, the European Space Agency (ESA) will launch the scientific Earth observation mission Aeolus. The aim of the mission is the global mapping of wind profiles in the atmosphere. These observations, together with information about aerosols and clouds, contribute to an improved understanding of the dynamic processes in the atmosphere and are of great importance for weather forecasting.

Event - 20.08.2018

Health - Pharmacology - 20.08.2018
China National Drug Administration grants rapid approval of Roche’s Alecensa (alectinib) as a treatment for ALK-positive lung cancer
China National Drug Administration grants rapid approval of Roche's Alecensa (alectinib) as a treatment for ALK-positive lung cancer Approval follows priority review of Alecensa in China, just eight

Environment - Physics - 16.08.2018
Documenting the effects of climate change in Siberia
Documenting the effects of climate change in Siberia
Annelen Kahl, a post-doc in environmental sciences and engineering at EPFL, will oversee a group of four EPFL students during a three-week stint at a high-tech research station on a Siberian island.

Careers / Employment - Administration - 15.08.2018

Careers / Employment - Administration - 09.08.2018
Four Million Euros Awarded to Three UZH Researchers
Three scientists of the University of Zurich have been awarded the EU's coveted ERC Starting Grants.

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 07.08.2018

Business / Economics - 07.08.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 03.08.2018
PRIME designation granted by European Medicines Agency for RG6042 for treatment of Huntington’s disease
European Medicines Agency PRIME (PRIority MEdicines) status is granted to medicines that may offer a major therapeutic advantage over existing treatments, or benefit patients without treatment options RG6042 has the potential to be the first therapy targeting the underlying cause of Huntington's disease, a fatal neurodegenerative rare disease Third PRIME designation for a Roche medicine Roche today announced that the European Medicines Agency (E

Environment - 02.08.2018
Stalagmites as climate archive
Stalagmites as climate archive
Eawag, the ETH Zurich and the University of Bern have developed a new instrument: the "Combined Vacuum Crushing and Sieving System" (CVCS). This device makes possible the extraction of minute water and noble gas inclusions that are thousands of years old from the pores of minerals in caves, without distortion by the present atmosphere.

Literature / Linguistics - 31.07.2018

Health - Careers / Employment - 30.07.2018
Novartis marks a new era for migraine patients with the EU approval of Aimovig , a first-of-its-kind treatment specifically designed for migraine prevention
Novartis marks a new era for migraine patients with the EU approval of Aimovig , a first-of-its-kind treatment specifically designed for migraine prevention Patients on Aimovig (erenumab) in clinical

Architecture - 27.07.2018
Where structure and ornamentation merge
Where structure and ornamentation merge
Researchers at ETH Zurich have fabricated an 80 m2 lightweight concrete slab at the DFAB House, making it the world's first full-scale architectural project to use 3D sand printing for its formwork.

Health - 27.07.2018
Knowledge brokers connect research, policy and practice
Knowledge brokers connect research, policy and practice
Knowledge brokering is a technical term used to describe activities to facilitate mutual learning between researchers, practitioners and policy makers.

Health - Administration - 27.07.2018
Novartis combination Tafinlar + Mekinist receives positive CHMP opinion for adjuvant treatment of BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma
Phase III trial showed a 53% reduction in risk of recurrence or death with the combination of a BRAF and MEK inhibitor as adjuvant therapy versus placebo   Relapse-free survival benefit with Tafinlar

Health - 25.07.2018
Cross-Cultural Exchange on Health System Performance
Cross-Cultural Exchange on Health System Performance
A workshop was held on 16 to 20 July in Basel, Switzerland, bringing together over 60 Swiss TPH employees including 37 from 14 countries in West and Central Africa and the Middle East.

Life Sciences - Environment - 25.07.2018
Scientists set out to explore microbial life in glacier streams
EPFL scientists will spend at least the next four years studying some of the world's biggest glacier-fed streams.