Celia Luterbacher


Celia studied biology, science communication and policy at college and graduate school in her native USA. She made the move to Switzerland in 2013, where she now enjoys trying to keep up with Swiss research and technology. Initials: cl


News, Research, Medicine, Technology, Environment

Whitefish account for some 60% of professional fishing catches in Switzerland today.
Getting their feet wet: the alpine ecosystem of Leysin in French-speaking Switzerland is a fertile environment for budding scientists.
It's not yet clear whether, with the rise of artificial intelligence, workforce automation will lead to an overall rise or drop in human job creation. 
Swiss Academy of Sciences President Marcel Tanner believes scientists should spend more time getting their hands dirty in field training, and less time sitting in lecture halls.
"A great burden": uncertainty about patient wishes concerning organ donation plays a major role in Switzerland's shortage.
"Women's rights are human rights!" was one of the many protest chants heard – in both French and English – on Saturday.
News media play a key role in keeping Swiss voters informed about political issues and candidates.
"Point of saturation": The Valais ski resort of Verbier boasts some 2,160 individual chalets.
Ultra-water-repellent lotus leaves have already inspired a host of man-made products, from outerwear to house paint.
The DNA molecules above have been 'fossilised' within a thin layer of glass – which will help them last much longer than your average laptop.
About CHF10.2 million in Swiss bilateral development aid went to Liberia in 2011.
The ProClim report "Spotlight on Swiss Climate" was presented in Bern in parallel with the kickoff of the global climate summit COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco on November 7.
EPFL's new technology is far more efficient than existing osmotic power systems, thanks to a unique membrane that is just three atoms thick.
Bubbling ozone gas through wastewater is one way to neutralise micropollutants – a growing environmental threat. 
The Rosetta spacecraft is expected to crash about 2 kilometres away from where Philae, its robot lander, alighted in November 2014.
Young citizen scientists at the Bioscope public lab in Geneva learn firsthand about the wonders of discovery, as well as the limitations of the scientific process.
Do you know your recalls from your referendums?
Many people know that cancer is made up of cells. But equally important is the extracellular matrix, which surrounds those cells and inhibits or promotes their growth.
Lehmann Imfeld's close readings of Victorian ghost stories revealed society's struggle with religion and the unknown.
A Pokémon spotted in the offices of swissinfo.ch 
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