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Event - Art and Design - 28.04.2020

Computer Science - Innovation - 28.04.2020
Making cryptocurrency payments fast and secure
Making cryptocurrency payments fast and secure
Trading in digital currencies such as Bitcoin or Ether has become an established practice but using them as a payment means is still a slow process.

Health - Economics / Business - 27.04.2020

Health - 27.04.2020
The importance of data to understand the pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has peaked and has entered a new phase that also involves the analysis of data on the spread of the coronavirus, which is useful to help understand - among other things - the impact of the measures taken by health and political authorities.

Computer Science - Event - 27.04.2020

Economics / Business - Administration - 27.04.2020

Health - Economics / Business - 25.04.2020

Earth Sciences - 24.04.2020
WIITE, the exoskeleton for backcountry skiing
While backcountry ski racers are disappointed that they won't be starting the Patrouille des Glaciers, one disabled skier is happily strapping on the climbing skins once again.

Pharmacology - Health - 23.04.2020
Possible coronavirus drug: university pharmacists produce generic medication
Possible coronavirus drug: university pharmacists produce generic medication
In response to a lack of potential coronavirus medications on the market, pharmacists from the University of Basel have begun to produce tablets themselves.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.04.2020
Trial Launched to Test Prophylactic Treatments for COVID-19 Contact Persons
Trial Launched to Test Prophylactic Treatments for COVID-19 Contact Persons
With the easing of measures, there is a pressing need for tools and approaches to contain potential new COVID-19 outbreaks.

Health - Materials Science - 23.04.2020
Joining forces against the mask shortage
Joining forces against the mask shortage
During the Corona crisis, protective masks have become a rare commodity. In order to equip Switzerland with sufficient protective equipment during future pandemics, Empa researchers are working together with a national consortium of researchers, health care experts and partners from industry on the "ReMask" project: New types of masks and technologies for reusing existing protective equipment are being developed - for now, but also for future pandemics.

Innovation - Computer Science - 22.04.2020
Seeing each other in times of Covid
Seeing each other in times of Covid
Markus Gross is convinced that there are better technologies available than today's video conference systems.

Pharmacology - Health - 22.04.2020
Novartis Kymriah receives FDA Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy designation in follicular lymphoma
If approved, relapsed or refractory (r/r) follicular lymphoma would become the third B-cell malignancy indication for Kymriah, joining approvals in children and young adults with r/r ALL, and adults

Pharmacology - Health - 22.04.2020
Novartis announces data showing Jakavi (ruxolitinib) more effective than best available therapy in acute graft-versus-host disease
Data from Phase III REACH2 study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, demonstrate Jakavi can improve outcomes for patients with acute graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) who do not respond

Health - 21.04.2020
Serological study launched in Ticino to fight the coronavirus outbreak
In Ticino, a network of reasearchers and healthcare facilities have teamed up in response to the Covid-19 outbreak, with a serological study performed through a collaboration between hospitals, Covid-19 centres in Ticino (EOC and Clinica Moncucco), the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) and Humabs BioMed (a subsidiary of Vir Biotecnologies).

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 21.04.2020
Brain game
Brain game
He can play a computer game using thought alone. Samuel Kunz, who has tetraplegia, is currently training with researchers from Zurich and Singapore for the next Cybathlon.

Health - 21.04.2020

Life Sciences - Environment - 21.04.2020
Deepwater charr, presumed extinct, reappears in Lake Constance
Deepwater charr, presumed extinct, reappears in Lake Constance
The deepwater charr Salvelinus profundus is a small, pale fish endemic to Lake Constance. With its large eyes and overbite, it is well adapted to life in the depths, where it feeds on bottom-dwelling worms and crustaceans. Up until the 1960s, it was a commercial species, but catches subsequently declined with the eutrophication of Lake Constance.

Mathematics - 21.04.2020
Matheminecraft: when Mathematics merge with Minecraft
Matheminecraft: when Mathematics merge with Minecraft
Using the famous computer game Minecraft, Mathematicians at EPFL have developed a video game around Eulerian Cycles.

Pharmacology - Health - 21.04.2020
Novartis announces new Mayzent (siponimod) data show sustained effect in delaying disability for up to five years in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS)
New long-term data from EXPAND show patients with SPMS continuously treated with Mayzent (siponimod) experienced lower risk of disability progression and cognitive decline than patients who delayed M

Computer Science - 21.04.2020
EPFL and ETH Zurich advance digital contact tracing project
Secure contact tracing could be a powerful tool to fight the spread of COVID-19. A unique, decentralized system developed as part of an international consortium, including EPFL and ETH Zurich, will soon be launched with the support of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 20.04.2020
EPFL joins the giant radio telescope SKA for the Swiss community
EPFL joins the giant radio telescope SKA for the Swiss community
The Square Kilometre Array, or SKA, will be the biggest radio telescope ever built. Thanks to this ambitious tool, some of the universe's greatest mysteries will be resolved.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 20.04.2020
SKA will be the biggest radio telescope ever built
SKA will be the biggest radio telescope ever built
The Square Kilometre Array , or SKA, will be the biggest radio telescope ever built. Thanks to this ambitious tool, some of the universe's greatest mysteries will be resolved.

History / Archeology - 20.04.2020

Health - 17.04.2020
Why social distancing is a big challenge in many African countries
Why social distancing is a big challenge in many African countries
Working from home, distance learning, online shopping - many African countries cannot easily adopt rich nations' measures against the coronavirus.

Media - Health - 17.04.2020
Technology as a cure, from the oven to the telephone
Gabriele Balbi, associate professor in media studies at the Faculty of Communication, Culture and Society, talks, in a short video, about technology in the broadest sense of the term, as a form of cure in these times of coronavirus.

Health - 16.04.2020

Health - Social Sciences - 16.04.2020
ETH Zurich and the canton of Bern: fighting coronavirus together
ETH Zurich and the canton of Bern: fighting coronavirus together
How exactly is the coronavirus spreading in Switzerland? To determine this based on a large dataset, Biomedical informatics specialists from ETH Zurich and the canton of Bern have now combined their online questionnaires on the shared platform covidtracker.ch. To better understand and more quickly identify how coronavirus is spreading among the Swiss population, the team led by Gunnar Rätsch, Professor for Biomedical Informatics at ETH Zurich and University Hospital Zurich, developed the COVID-19 symptom survey (see ETH News, 31 March 2020).

Administration - Health - 16.04.2020

Computer Science - 16.04.2020

Life Sciences - Health - 15.04.2020
Six Marie Sk odowska-Curie fellows are coming to the University of Bern
Six Marie Sk odowska-Curie fellows are coming to the University of Bern
The University of Bern is welcoming six Marie Sk'odowska-Curie fellows this year. The "Marie Sk'odowska-Curie Individual Fellowships", awarded annually by the European Commission, give experienced researchers the opportunity to enrich their scientific careers with a stay abroad.

Environment - Health - 15.04.2020
Indoor air quality merits closer attention
A study covering all of French-speaking Switzerland found that energy-efficient renovation work on residential buildings tends to overlook the question of indoor air quality. The study's authors, mainly from EPFL and the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg (HEIA-FR), have called for greater attention to this issue.