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Digital Pioneers: Peter Gloor The Swiss inventor whose story is the internet

Peter Gloor had a front-row seat to the early days of the World Wide Web. Today, he is driven by the desire to connect and improve the world. 

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Fertility Sperm quality of Swiss youth in ‘critical’ condition

The first ever national testing of young Swiss men has found that over 60% have below average sperm count, mobility or morphology. 

This content was published on May 22, 2019 6:00 AM

Worst-case scenarios What a Swiss nuclear disaster could do to Europe

If there were a serious accident at one of Switzerland’s nuclear reactors, many of the radiation victims would be residents of other countries.

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

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