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Personalised medicine Roche develops tool for one-day cancer diagnosis

Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche has launched a diagnostic tool for breast and gastric cancer patients with specific HER2 genetic mutations.

This content was published on April 23, 2019 4:56 PM

Beyond the hype Explained: The technology behind bitcoin and blockchain

To some, it’s a load of hot air. Others see a revolutionary technology that will transform the way we exchange nearly everything of value. So ...

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Innovation The blockchain revolution emerges on main street

A blockchain ski resort, new ways of investing in real estate, financing oil shipments and incorporating a company.

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

Cause explained Post resumes drone flights after Zurich accident

Swiss Post is to restart drone flights for healthcare services, which were grounded after an accident involving a drone on Lake Zurich in January.

This content was published on April 12, 2019 3:11 PM

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

Soft detention Switzerland is Europe leader in prison escapees

Switzerland has the highest rate in Europe of prisoners who manage to flee detention centres, according to a new study.  

This content was published on April 3, 2019 2:30 PM

Ammann with a plan The visionary Swiss engineer who changed the face of New York

Othmar Ammann designed and built many of New York City’s iconic bridges and redefined the art of bridge-building.

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

Anarchists in Switzerland ‘Empress stabbed in the heart’

In 1898 the Empress Elisabeth of Austria was killed in Geneva by an Italian anarchist - a dramatic case that aroused strong feelings around the world.

'Make Swiss democracy safe again' How e-voting became a fight for democracy

After years of tests, Swiss e-voting is at a crossroads. The government wants to extend it; a cross-party campaign wants to stop it altogether.