University of Zurich

University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich
University of Zurich  
Location: Zurich
Affiliation: swissuniversities
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Environment - Jun 6
Environment
The Swiss Data Cube (SDC) is an innovative technology that gathers all available satellite images from the American Landsat program and the European Sentinel 1 and 2. UNEP/GRID-Geneva, the University of Geneva (UNIGE), the University of Zurich (UZH) and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL) have entered a new cooperation agreement to foster the use of Earth Observation data for environmental monitoring at national scale.
Life Sciences - Jun 3
Life Sciences

The bigger the brain, the more intelligent a mammalian species is. Developing a large brain, though, requires a huge energy input.

Environment - May 28
Environment

The mutual dependencies of many plant species and their pollinators mean that the negative effects of climate change are exacerbated.

Pedagogy - May 9

Bilingual children adapt to the needs of their communication partners better than monolingual children. According to researchers at the University of Zurich, this is because children growing up bilingually have to manage challenging communication situations more often and deal with the differing communication styles of their parents.

Agronomy - May 29
Agronomy

Chimpanzees have a mainly vegetarian diet, but do occasionally eat meat. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now shown for the first time that chimpanzees also eat crabs.

Life Sciences - May 27

Teenage girls with problematic social behavior display reduced brain activity and weaker connectivity between the brain regions implicated in emotion regulation.

Social Sciences - May 2
Social Sciences

Most of the knowledge that indigenous communities in South America have about plants is not written down.





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