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Heatwaves Swiss glaciers shrink by 10% in five years

Glacier melt rates reached record levels during the summer heatwaves of 2019. This led to another year of major losses of ice volume.

This content was published on October 15, 2019 10:41 AM

Clots of potential Geneva researchers discover molecule responsible for tissue damage in heart attacks

A research team in Switzerland has discovered the lipid responsible for killing tissue during a heart attack, offering new hope for treatments.

This content was published on October 14, 2019 5:20 PM

Companies targeted Unions urge probe on asbestos-linked deaths

Unions want a probe into company practices in relation to recent asbestos-linked deaths.

This content was published on October 12, 2019 4:38 PM

Standing ovation Nobel winner Mayor feted at home university

Nobel Prize winner Michel Mayor was the star attraction as he attended the Dies Academicus at his alma mater, Geneva University, on Friday.

This content was published on October 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Cosmology Swiss scientists win Nobel Prize in Physics

Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics together with Canadian-American James Peebles.

This content was published on October 8, 2019 12:11 PM

Sexual health New cases of HIV at record low in Switzerland

The number of HIV diagnoses in Switzerland has reached an all-time low thanks to screening and early treatment.

This content was published on October 7, 2019 11:35 AM

Studying Switzerland Meet the man who tracks Swiss spending habits

Why are the Swiss so fond of cross-border shopping? What has recently changed in their eating habits? A researcher from Germany knows the answers.

Secure networks EU quantum communications project unveils Swiss partners

Four Swiss actors have joined the European Union’s €15 million (CHF16.4 million) research project around quantum communications networks. The ...

This content was published on September 24, 2019 7:00 AM