Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ

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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETHZ   link
Location: Zurich
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

ETH Zurich is a science and technology university with an outstanding research record. ETH Zurich is the study, research and work place of 18,000 people from 80 nations. About 350 professors in 16 departments teach mainly in the engineering sciences and architecture, system-oriented sciences, mathematics and natural sciences areas and carry out research that is highly valued worldwide.

Philosophy - Jan 17
Anna Jobin has investigated which ethics guidelines for artificial intelligence already exist, and finds that ethical AI is by no means merely a technical matter. The second thing to surprise, or rather disillusion me: sustainability is mentioned in only one sixth of all guidelines and recommendations; human dignity and solidarity occur even less often.
Life Sciences - Jan 15
Life Sciences

Zebra finches are very efficient at learning their courtship songs, as researchers from ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich have shown.

Health - Jan 15

Genetic modification of babies in China one year ago was universally condemned. At the same time, CRISPR treatments are on their way into our clinics. Jacob Corn explains the difference.

Politics - Jan 13
Politics

Separation of powers, foreign policy, economic policy and climate change - at a two-day event in the Bern region, ETH imparted expertise to newly elected parliamentarians.

Environment - Jan 15
Environment

Researchers from ETH Zurich and other universities found evidence that expanding irrigation has dampened anthropogenic warming during hot days, with particularly strong effects over South Asia.

Astronomy - Jan 13
Astronomy

Researchers determined the age of stardust from a meteorite to be seven billion years - the oldest solid material ever found on Earth.

Materials Science - Jan 10
Materials Science

ETH researchers have created an incredibly lightweight 18-carat gold, using a matrix of plastic in place of metallic alloy elements.







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