Sci & Tech

Consuming cereal grains grown in selenium-poor soil can lead to a dietary deficiency of this trace mineral.
Scientists have long been trying to find a way for people with prostheses to "feel" their limbs
Seventeen sheep were killed in Cama, canton Graubünden, on February 8, 2017. The prime suspect is a wolf, but DNA analysis is needed to confirm this.
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.
Toothbrushes and a set of teeth in a dental office in Zurich
The Federal Railways is launching a voice control function on its app with a speaking timetable
A 3D X-ray photo of a 'Homo neanderthalensis' skull
A protest about the Trump ban was held at the International arrivals of Boston's Logan International Airport on January 28
The brain-computer interface detected patients responses by measuring changes in blood oxygen levels in the brain
The Aletsch glacier as seen from the Moosfluh on January 23, 2017

Weather prophet Predicting the weather using ants

Martin Horat is one of six so-called "weather prophets" in canton Schwyz who base their forecasts on observations of a number of natural ...

Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi teaching a class. It is thanks to the famous 18th century educational reformer that illiteracy was almost completely overcome in Switzerland by 1830