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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.

Environment - Economics / Business - 09.09.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 06.09.2021

Economics / Business - 11.08.2021
Night at the warehouse
Night at the warehouse
ETH Zurich spinoff, Verity AG deploys a new fleet of drones primed to transform warehouse operations and support more sustainable supply chains.

Economics / Business - 02.08.2021
Generous with Individuals and Selfish to the Masses
Financial scandals or just normal human behaviour? Neuroeconomists at the University of Zurich have shown in an experimental setting that most people are willing to steal half of the earnings of a la

Health - Economics / Business - 20.07.2021

Pharmacology - Economics / Business - 28.06.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 15.06.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 11.06.2021
Skewed perceptions in climate policy
The benefits of strict climate policies are often underestimated in public debate, while the costs are generally overestimated, says Lucas Bretschger. Climate protection does not have a negative impact on economic development. Climate policies will permanently affect the structures of our economies.

Economics / Business - Health - 04.06.2021

Economics / Business - 02.06.2021
Implications of 'short squeezes' on financial market efficiency
Implications of ’short squeezes’ on financial market efficiency
Financial markets are often subject to sudden asset price surges and dips, most of the time due to the classic market dynamics of mismatched supply and demand.

Environment - Economics / Business - 31.05.2021
Climate protection provides cheaper energy
Climate protection provides cheaper energy
Although measures taken to mitigate the effects of climate change are generally associated with energy levies and high costs, the opposite is actually true: the switch to renewable sources is set to reduce energy prices significantly.

Economics / Business - 31.05.2021

Economics / Business - Environment - 26.05.2021
Missing Role of Finance in Climate Mitigation Scenarios
Missing Role of Finance in Climate Mitigation Scenarios
Researchers at the University of Zurich show how climate mitigation scenarios can be improved by taking into account that the financial system can play both an enabling or a hampering role on the path to a sustainable economic system. To limit global warming, a profound transformation of energy, production and consumption in our economies is required.

Materials Science - Economics / Business - 12.05.2021

Economics / Business - 10.05.2021

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics / Business - 07.05.2021
Insuring crops from space
Extreme weather poses increasing challenges to the agricultural sector. New insurance models based on satellite data may reduce the risk of drought for farmers, writes Robert Finger. Climate change is increasing drought risk to many areas. Droughts already cause massive yield losses on a regular basis, and coping with this risk is becoming increasingly important to farmers.

Environment - Economics / Business - 04.05.2021
Improving the resilience of Switzerland’s energy supply
The new research project, SUstainable and Resilient Energy for Switzerland (SURE) launches today, Tuesday, 4 May.

Campus - Economics / Business - 28.04.2021

Economics / Business - Environment - 27.04.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 22.04.2021
Roche purchases shares in tender offer for GenMark Diagnostics, Inc
Basel, 22 April 2021 - Roche and GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. today announced that Roche's wholly owned subsidiary Geronimo Acquisition Corp.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 21.04.2021

Innovation - Economics / Business - 20.04.2021
Go-ahead for Swiss m4m Center
Go-ahead for Swiss m4m Center
Since 15 April, it is official: The Technology Transfer Center for 3D Printing in Medical Technology - Swiss m4m Center, in short - meets the requirements of ISO standard 13485:2016; it is thus allowed to produce implants and instruments for human patients.

Economics / Business - 19.04.2021

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 29.03.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 29.03.2021
Research and know-how for SMEs
Research and know-how for SMEs
Making more targeted use of digital technologies, advancing industrial projects with the new OST Ostschweizer Fachhochschule (Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences) and building a bridge to basic research thanks to Empa in St. Gallen.

Career - Economics / Business - 25.03.2021

Economics / Business - Environment - 11.03.2021
Changing defaults can have a significant and lasting effect
Electricity providers have a simple way of encouraging households and companies to procure power from sustainable sources. This can help lower CO2 emissions. People often choose the standard option. Choosing to be an organ donor, printing on both sides of the page - such decisions are influenced by which is the standard setting, or default.

Economics / Business - 04.03.2021
Swiss statistical systems could be enhanced by big data
Using anonymized policyholder data from Swiss insurance company La Mobilière, EPFL scientists were able to predict a number of socio-economic indicators in 170 Swiss towns. This innovative approach could help increase the granularity and applicability of official statistics. A huge volume of digital data has been harvested, stored and shared in the last few years - from sources such as social media, geolocation systems and aerial images from drones and satellites - giving researchers many new ways to study information and decrypt our world.

Environment - Economics / Business - 18.02.2021
The time to take low-carbon transition risks seriously is now
A successful climate policy means preparing for unintended adverse impacts, such as job losses in declining energy sectors or potential environmental impacts of scaling up renewables.

Economics / Business - Materials Science - 18.02.2021

Innovation - Economics / Business - 05.02.2021

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 04.02.2021

Economics / Business - Career - 29.01.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 29.01.2021
Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Neglected Tropical Diseases
Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Neglected Tropical Diseases
The unprecedented progress made in global health over the past 20 years is being threatened by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health - Economics / Business - 26.01.2021
We need to track down hidden infections
Widespread and repeated testing, including of healthy people, is an effective tool in the fight against COVID-19, write Patrick Jenny and Wolf-Dietrich Hardt.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 20.01.2021

Health - Economics / Business - 18.01.2021

Environment - Economics / Business - 13.01.2021
Putting climate-positive business ideas into practice
Putting climate-positive business ideas into practice
More and more ETH Zurich researchers are taking the plunge into entrepreneurship. By launching spin-offs, they hope to turn their lab findings into solutions that can help stem the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide. There is no shortage of evidence for what the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) describes as an "unequivocal warming of the climate system".

Innovation - Economics / Business - 06.01.2021

Economics / Business - Pedagogy - 05.01.2021
Poorest face dilemma in Africa's cities
Poorest face dilemma in Africa’s cities
A recent study in South Africa and Ghana shows people support government steps to combat Covid-19 but lack the infrastructure and financial security required to maintain social distancing.

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 17.12.2020
One-year launch anniversary of CHEOPS
One-year launch anniversary of CHEOPS
In its first year in orbit, the CHEOPS space telescope has already revealed details of one of the most extreme exoplanets and showed its maneuverability by evading space debris.

Economics / Business - Career - 15.12.2020
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