University of Bern

University of Bern
Hochschulstrasse 6, 3012 Bern
University of Bern  
Location: Bern
Affiliation: swissuniversities
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. This is what has been discovered by researchers in a large-scale study - thus relativising the official recommendations for antihypertensive medications.
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.

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.

Physics Jun 14

Bernese researchers have taken an important step towards new measurement methods such as quantum spectroscopy.

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