University of Bern

University of Bern
Hochschulstrasse 6, 3012 Bern
University of Bern  
Location: Bern
Affiliation: swissuniversities
Psychology Jul 19
Contrary to previous assumptions, self-esteem already grows during childhood and doesn't drop during adolescence. Furthermore, it increases considerably as a young adult until it reaches its peak at the age of roughly 60 to 70 years old.
Medicine Jun 28

Old and frail patients have an increased mortality risk and increased memory problems when their blood pressure is lowered too much through medication.

Environment Jun 25

Selected intervals in the past that were as warm or warmer than today can help us understand what the Earth may be like under future global warming.

Medicine Jun 21

The first CAS (Certificate of Advanced Studies) in "Sleep, Consciousness and Related Disorders" course is starting this autumn.

Astronomy Jun 26

A series of new papers, that lay out strategies to search for signs of life beyond our solar system, assume that the detection of atmospheric signatures of a few potentially habitable planets may possibly come before 2030.

Astronomy Jun 25

At the University of Bern, astrophysicists of the Center for Space and Habitability (CSH) teamed up with medical technology researchers to develop a new method to analyse spectra of atmospheres of planets beyond our solar system.

Life Sciences Jun 18
Life Sciences

Oxygen radicals occur as a by-product when living beings burn carbohydrates or fat. They are suspected of accelerating the ageing process in humans and animals, and to be partly responsible for severe illnesses such as Alzheimer's or certain types of cancer.

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