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Environment - Earth Sciences - 09:00
Europe’s largest capacity research centrifuge
The most capable geotechnical research centrifuge in Europe is currently being built on the Hönggerberg campus.

Physics - Materials Science - 09:00
Scientists now able to map defects in 2D crystals in liquid
Scientists now able to map defects in 2D crystals in liquid
A team of EPFL scientists has studied the behavior of defects on 2D crystals in water in order to better understand the crystals' properties and assess their quality.

Innovation - Campus - 16.04.2021

Psychology - Life Sciences - 15.04.2021
New Measure to Predict Stress Resilience
Researchers at the University of Zurich show that increased sensitivity in a specific region of the brain contributes to the development of anxiety and depression in response to real-life stress. Their study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience in humans. Some people don't seem to be too bothered when it comes to handling stress.

Environment - Materials Science - 15.04.2021
87 million tons of material each year
87 million tons of material each year
Empa researchers have analyzed the entire material and energy flows of the Swiss economy. Their final report now provides important data and comparisons. The team also looked into how the behavior of the Swiss population affects greenhouse gas emissions. Buildings, industrial plants, roads, cars, gasoline, electricity and all our consumption: What does Switzerland consume each year?

Campus - Health - 13.04.2021
What will endure?
What will endure?
The end of the pandemic is still not in sight, but we have every reason to be hopeful. How has the first year of living with the virus changed ETH? And what will endure after the crisis ends? I only briefly experienced what ETH was like before the pandemic.

Materials Science - 13.04.2021
From dismantling to re-use as fast as possible
From dismantling to re-use as fast as possible
At NEST, the research and innovation platform of Empa and Eawag, the new Sprint unit is currently under construction - an office unit built largely from recycled materials.

Environment - Health - 12.04.2021

Health - 12.04.2021

Environment - 12.04.2021
Autarky water module proves itself as a handwashing station
Autarky water module proves itself as a handwashing station
A mobile handwashing station that hygienically recycles its own water without water mains or sewage connection not only has great potential for deployment in countries lacking in infrastructure.

Innovation - 09.04.2021
Are Chinese politics a threat to the patent system?
Are Chinese politics a threat to the patent system?
Researchers show that foreign companies are less likely to have their patent applications granted in China than their Chinese counterparts.

Innovation - 09.04.2021
Does the Chinese patent office discriminate against foreigners?
Does the Chinese patent office discriminate against foreigners?
Researchers show that foreign companies are less likely to have their patent applications granted in China than their Chinese counterparts, and point out that this discrimination occurs in technologies of strategic importance to the Chinese government: the telecommunication and biotech industries.

Computer Science - Microtechnics - 08.04.2021

Environment - 08.04.2021
Why study biodiversity? Because we depend on it!
In the Blue-Green Biodiversity research initiative of WSL and Eawag scientists from around the world are working together to find solutions to the pressing challenges of biodiversity loss.

Event - 07.04.2021
The Ship Cloths of Southern Sumatra
The Ship Cloths of Southern Sumatra
For many centuries, the people of southern Sumatra saw themselves as living on a ship floating between the sea and the heavens.

Life Sciences - Career - 06.04.2021
FMI: Congratulations to our fellowship winners
April 6, 2021 We are pleased to announce the latest FMI winners of prestigious research fellowships, including EMBO, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA), Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) and Boehringer Ingelheim Funds (BIF).

Health - Environment - 01.04.2021
Pollen Season in Switzerland Earlier and More Intense Due to Climate Change
Pollen Season in Switzerland Earlier and More Intense Due to Climate Change
Bad news for allergy sufferers: The rising temperatures over the past three decades have impacted the onset, duration and intensity of the pollen season in Switzerland. These are the results of a study by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) in collaboration with the Federal Office of Meteorology and Climatology (MeteoSwiss).

Civil Engineering - 01.04.2021
In the giant's workshop
In the giant’s workshop
An 80-metre-high skyscraper made of wood is soon to be built in Zug. A pioneering project for which basic research is being carried out in the construction hall on the Hönggerberg.

Health - Life Sciences - 31.03.2021
Why SARS-CoV-2 replicates better in the upper respiratory tract
Why SARS-CoV-2 replicates better in the upper respiratory tract
A team of researchers from the Institute for Infectious Diseases (IFIK) at the University of Bern and the Federal Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) have assessed virus growth and activation

Computer Science - 31.03.2021

Health - Pharmacology - 31.03.2021
Roche launches Elecsys Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) immunoassay panel to improve EBV infection staging
The Elecsys EBV panel accurately identifies the EBV infection stage from a single blood sample, which means less confirmatory testing and, potentially, faster diagnosis for patients Clear and quick d

Agronomy / Food Science - 31.03.2021
Every bunny counts
Every bunny counts
Many cocoa farmers live in poverty - yet the fairly traded chocolate bunny often stays on the shelves.

Architecture - 29.03.2021
Monograph explores a vibrant quarter-century of architecture in Vaud
Monograph explores a vibrant quarter-century of architecture in Vaud
In a new monograph, Bruno Marchand and Pauline Schroeter document 25 years of architecture in the Canton of Vaud, from 1975 to 2000.

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 29.03.2021

Environment - Chemistry - 25.03.2021
Clean hydrogen can reduce the climate impact of industries
Clean hydrogen can reduce the climate impact of industries
EPFL engineers are taking part in PROMETEO - an EU research project to generate hydrogen on a large scale from renewable sources, in an effort to lower industrial carbon emissions.

Computer Science - Administration - 25.03.2021

Career - Economics / Business - 25.03.2021

Pharmacology - Health - 24.03.2021
Clinical Trial of Multi Drug-Resistant TB Treatment Ends Enrolment Early, Offering Hope for TB Patients
Clinical Trial of Multi Drug-Resistant TB Treatment Ends Enrolment Early, Offering Hope for TB Patients
A trial aiming to find a better treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has stopped enrolling patients early after its independent data safety and monitoring board indicated that the regimen being studied is superior to current care, and that more patient data was extremely unlikely to change the trial's outcome.

Environment - 24.03.2021
Addressing plastic pollution
Microplastic pollution is a serious problem, but blanket bans won't solve the issue, says Denise Mitrano. We should regulate plastics more precisely to create incentives for both innovation and environmental safety. Stark images of plastic floating in urban rivers and washing up on shorelines symbolize the magnitude of mismanaged plastic waste and its impact on the environment.

Pharmacology - Health - 23.03.2021
Novartis announces positive result of phase III study with radioligand therapy 177Lu-PSMA-617 in patients with advanced prostate cancer
Phase III VISION study with 177 Lu-PSMA-617 met both primary endpoints, significantly improving overall survival (OS) and radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS) in patients with PSMA-positive

Computer Science - Environment - 23.03.2021
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