University of Bern

Hochschulstrasse 6, 3012 Bern
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Location: Bern
Affiliation: swissuniversities
Astronomy - Jan 15
Phosphorus, present in our DNA and cell membranes, is an essential element for life. But how it became available on the early Earth when life appeared here about 4 billion years ago is something of a mystery. For the first time, astronomers - among them researchers from the University of Bern - have now been able to show that molecules with phosphorus are formed in star-forming regions and probably came to Earth with comets.
Health - Jan 13

People with mechanical heart valves need blood thinners on a daily basis, because they have a higher risk of blood clots and stroke.

Health - Dec 20, 2019

Pathogens can drive the evolution of social behaviour in insects. This is shown by researchers from Bern and Würzburg for ambrosia beetles.

Astronomy - Dec 5, 2019

The space telescope CHEOPS is scheduled to begin its journey into space on Tuesday, December 17th on board a Soyuz rocket from the European Space Agency (ESA) in Kourou, French Guiana.

Life Sciences - Dec 20, 2019
Life Sciences

Why do we move our eyes fast in the paradoxical sleep - in that sleep phase, in which most dreams take place? The secret is not yet fully aired, but we are on his track: A team of researchers has identified the nerve cells behind this curious phenomenon.

Environment - Dec 13, 2019

With the Wyss Academy for Nature, a globally leading research and implementation center in the field of nature and people is being set up at the University of Bern.

Astronomy - Nov 26, 2019

The Hans Sigrist Symposium, which is taking place on Friday, December 6, 2019, is to address the topic of exoplanet research - and will therefore revolve around the question of whether Earth-like planets orbit other suns in the universe.

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