University of Basel

University of Basel
Petersplatz 1, 4001 Basel
University of Basel  
Location: Basel
Affiliation: swissuniversities
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The University of Basel is a university which performs excellently in research and teaching. Founded in 1460, Switzerland’s oldest university has over 550 years of successful history.

As a university offering a wide range of quality education, it attracts students from Switzerland and all around the world and offers them excellent study conditions at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. Today, the University of Basel counts around 13,000 students coming from over one hundred nations.

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Health - Mar 13
It has long been thought that stress contributes to cancer progression. Scientists from the University of Basel and the University Hospital of Basel have deciphered the molecular mechanisms linking breast cancer metastasis with increased stress hormones. In addition, they found that synthetic derivatives of stress hormones, which are frequently used as anti-inflammatory in cancer therapy, decrease the efficacy of chemotherapy.
Physics - Mar 8
Physics

Combining an atomically thin graphene and a boron nitride layer at a slightly rotated angle changes their electrical properties.

Health - Feb 28
Health

Using notes made by the attending healthcare professionals about psychiatric patients enables impending coercive measures to be predicted in advance - potentially even through automated text analysis.

Social Sciences - Feb 15
Social Sciences

Those who set realistic goals can hope for a higher level of well-being. The key for later satisfaction is whether the life goals are seen as attainable and what they mean to the person, as psychologists from the University of Basel report in a study with over 970 participants.

Physics - Mar 7
Physics

The international doctoral program "QUSTEC" will be established at the European Campus.

Health - Feb 15
Health

Seven years after the introduction of flat-rate payments at Swiss hospitals, a major study has revealed a slight increase in readmission rates.

Business - Feb 11
Business

People are evidently no good at predicting their own happiness or unhappiness: key life events such as marriage, invalidity or the death of a partner affect well-being for less time than those affected think.





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