EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
Überland Str. 133, 8600 Dübendorf
EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology   link
Discipline: Environment
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

Eawag is a Swiss-based and internationally linked aquatic research institute committed to an ecological, economical and socially responsible management of water - the primary source of all life. It carries out research, teaching and consulting and forms a link between science and practical application.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Jul 28
Environment - Earth Sciences
In Agatha Christie's novel The Pale Horse, the victims die of thallium poisoning. The author describes the action of the poison: the initial symptoms are similar to those of influenza; later signs include hair loss and stripes on the fingernails - at which point it is too late to administer an antidote.
Health - Jul 20

Martin, you will take charge of the COVID-19 Science Task Force. What exactly is your role?

Environment - Life Sciences - Jul 7
Environment - Life Sciences

Organisms exposed to challenging environments face evolutionary pressure to adapt, which could lead to modifications in a variety of traits, such as morphology, physiology and behaviour.

Environment - Life Sciences - Jun 17
Environment - Life Sciences

The live images from the Aquascope reveal an amazing underwater world. Lake Greifen is home to a smorgasbord of wonderful creatures - star-shaped, cylindrical, horned or extravagantly coiffed.

Life Sciences - Environment - Jun 3
Life Sciences - Environment

Parasitic wasps act as biological weapons against aphids in pest control. With the help of symbionts, however, some aphids try to defend themselves against the attacks.

Environment - Health - May 25

126 Swiss researchers, including 6 from Eawag, want to draw the attention their Swiss compatriots to the scientific evidence showing the between the emergence of pandemics and human disturbance of the natural environment.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Jul 14
Environment - Earth Sciences

Mariane, what is your doctoral thesis about?

Environment - Jun 23

Environmental problems are generally complex, and the ecological processes and actors involved are often closely interlinked.

Environment - Jun 10

Rain enables crops to grow, but it also causes the run-off of pesticides to rivers and streams. Concentrations of these substances in surface waters can be monitored by means of regular sampling.

Life Sciences - May 28
Life Sciences

Around 500 different cichlid species are found in Lake Victoria. According to a study by scientists at Eawag and Bern University, whether closely related species can persist within the same area depends on the effect sizes of individual genes underlying key mate-choice traits.

Environment - Earth Sciences - May 21
Environment - Earth Sciences

Today, one third of the world's population obtains its drinking water and water for irrigation from groundwater reserves.

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