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Future food Swiss supermarket invests in Israeli lab-grown steak firm

Switzerland’s biggest retailer Migros has invested in an Israeli start-up, Aleph Farms, which specialises in lab-grown meat.

This content was published on May 14, 2019 6:42 PM

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Methane emissions Swiss start-ups hope to slow climate change with cow burps

Could changing what cows eat help keep the planet from warming? Several Swiss companies say they have found solutions.

Mental health  Study identifies 20 new genes associated with bipolar disorder 

An international research team, including scientists from the University of Basel, has identified 20 new genes associated with bipolar disorder.  

This content was published on May 3, 2019 3:12 PM

Science Saturday 3D X-ray technique helps unravel archaeological mysteries

Swiss scientists have been able to identify unique objects unearthed from a Celtic settlement dating to Roman times using 3D images generated by a ...

This content was published on April 27, 2019 11:25 AM

Planetary insight NASA probe detects possible ‘Marsquake’

A NASA probe exploring Mars using technology developed by Swiss scientists has transmitted signals to Earth that resemble tremors.

This content was published on April 24, 2019 2:48 PM

Science Saturday Swiss polytechnic hosts international physics competition

Over 200 physics students are gathering at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne for the 2019 International Physicists’ Tournament.

This content was published on April 20, 2019 3:21 PM

Mobile communications Swisscom forges ahead with 5G amid safety fears

Telecoms operator Swisscom has gone live with its 5G fifth-generation mobile communications.

This content was published on April 17, 2019 11:03 AM

Horizon 2020 Swiss research institutes receive EU funding boost

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded 222 coveted grants to researchers including 18 at Swiss institutes under the Horizon 2020 programme.

This content was published on April 3, 2019 7:39 PM

science saturday Flipping the world: atomic compass points east-west

Swiss researchers have discovered a new magnetic phenomenon, observed on a micro-level, that could have implications for computer development.

This content was published on March 30, 2019 1:01 PM

Switzerland’s oldest nuclear reactor to be decommissioned

A mini nuclear reactor at the University of Basel will be dismantled in 2020. The research and educational unit first came into operation in 1959.

This content was published on March 27, 2019 8:45 PM

Airborne adventure Record-setting balloon flight marks 20th anniversary

How a Swiss scientist from a family of adventurers pulled off his round-the-world balloon challenge.