PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute

PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute
PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute  
Location: Villigen
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat
Life Sciences Jun 14
Life Sciences
Film shows one of the fastest processes in biology Using X-ray laser technology, a team led by researchers of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI has recorded one of the fastest processes in biology. In doing so, they produced a molecular movie that reveals how the light sensor retinal is activated in a protein molecule.
Physics May 30

With the X-ray laser SwissFEL, researchers at PSI want to produce movies of biomolecules in action. This can reveal how our eyes function or how new drugs work.

Physics May 18

Physics isn't everyone's favourite subject. At the iLab of the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, students experience the material in a different way: with experiments instead of memorising formulas.

Medicine May 16

For the International Day of Light: How PSI scientists study molecules and materials The 16th of May is the International Day of Light.

Medicine May 28

PSI researchers help to understand why in pre-filled syringes, liquid medication can enter the needle inadvertently Researchers from the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, the University of Basel and the c

Physics May 17

Last summer a breach of integrity in scientific research was reported to the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI.

Medicine May 14

New treatment unit for proton therapy at PSI is inaugurated With millimetre precision, certain tumours can be irradiated at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI using protons - that is, positively charged elementary particles.

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