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FOX News
Smoking ban weakly linked to decline in preterm birthscomprehensive smoke-free laws showed benefits for preterm births," said lead st
Smoking ban weakly linked to decline in preterm births
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
comprehensive smoke-free laws showed benefits for preterm births," said lead study author Dr. Ana Vicedo-Cabrera of the University of Basel in Switzerland. "We also found that the more time a pregnant woman is covered by a smoking ban, the... Read more
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PhysOrg
How viruses infect bacteria: A tale of a tailthis, Leiman's lab used the state-of-the-art equipment of the Center for Cellul
How viruses infect bacteria: A tale of a tail
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
this, Leiman's lab used the state-of-the-art equipment of the Center for Cellular Imaging and NanoAnalytics (C-CINA) at the University of Basel and the computing resources of EPFL's High Performance Computing department. The scientists were also... Read more
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Swissinfo
Public sector worker pay under the microscopegovernment workers as they performed different tasks. That point was also taken
Public sector worker pay under the microscope
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
government workers as they performed different tasks. That point was also taken up by George Sheldon, an economist at the University of Basel who specialises in the labour market. He pointed out that Swisscom is partly privatised while the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinoand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit.” Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino’s council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinoand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit.� Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino�s council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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The Oakland Press
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinoand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
The Oakland Press / Posted 15 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit.” Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino’s council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinoand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
Warren Times Observer / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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CTV News
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinoand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
CTV News / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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KIVI Boise
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protestand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest
KIVI Boise / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protestand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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16d
ABC Action News Tampa Bay
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protestand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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16d
KTNV Las Vegas
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protestand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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16d
NBC26 Green Bay
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protestand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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16d
dna
Stress in pregnancy increases resilience in babies, says studyhelp them develop more resilience to cope with future challenges and adversitie
Stress in pregnancy increases resilience in babies, says study
dna / Posted 16 days ago
help them develop more resilience to cope with future challenges and adversities, researchers have found. Researchers from University of Basel in Switzerland in collaboration with international colleagues examined 100 mothers and their babies... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protestand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protestand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest
KGTV San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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Island Packet
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinoand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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16d
Brandon Sun
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinoand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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16d
NBC 12 Richmond
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinoand the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without meri
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 16 days ago
and the ethics committees, and any suggestions to the contrary are without merit." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said giving Infantino's council new powers could threaten the credibility of reforms... Read more
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16d
TSN
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protestdanger of becoming auxiliary agents of those whom they should actually supervis
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest
TSN / Posted 16 days ago
danger of becoming auxiliary agents of those whom they should actually supervise." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said the move to give Infantino new hiring and firing powers could threaten the... Read more
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16d
Decclan Chronicle
Stress in pregnancy ups protective mechanisms of babieshelp them develop more resilience to cope with future challenges and adversitie
Stress in pregnancy ups protective mechanisms of babies
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
help them develop more resilience to cope with future challenges and adversities, researchers have found. Researchers from University of Basel in Switzerland in collaboration with international colleagues examined 100 mothers and their babies... Read more
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16d
Brandon Sun
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinodanger of becoming auxiliary agents of those whom they should actually supervis
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 days ago
danger of becoming auxiliary agents of those whom they should actually supervise." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said the move to give Infantino new hiring and firing powers could threaten the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinodanger of becoming auxiliary agents of those whom they should actually supervis
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
danger of becoming auxiliary agents of those whom they should actually supervise." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said the move to give Infantino new hiring and firing powers could threaten the... Read more
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16d
KTVN Reno
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantinodanger of becoming auxiliary agents of those whom they should actually supervis
FIFA audit chairman Scala resigns in protest at Infantino
KTVN Reno / Posted 16 days ago
danger of becoming auxiliary agents of those whom they should actually supervise." Pieth, a criminology professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland, said the move to give Infantino new hiring and firing powers could threaten the... Read more
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16d
New Kerala
Stress in pregnancy ups protective mechanisms of babies - newkerala.com #63380sustain long-term health even over generations despite adversities," said one o
Stress in pregnancy ups protective mechanisms of babies - newkerala.com #63380
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
sustain long-term health even over generations despite adversities," said one of the researchers Gunther Meinlschmidt from University of Basel in Switzerland. The study, published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Maternal stress, depression during pregnancy may activate protective mechanisms in infantsstress and depression during pregnancy may activate certain protective mechanis
Maternal stress, depression during pregnancy may activate protective mechanisms in infants
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
stress and depression during pregnancy may activate certain protective mechanisms in babies. Psychologists from the University of Basel together with international colleagues report that certain epigenetic adaptations in newborns suggest... Read more
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17d
PhysOrg
Physicists measure van der Waals forces of individual atoms for the first timea xenon atom. The measurements give information about the weak van der Waals fo
Physicists measure van der Waals forces of individual atoms for the first time
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
a xenon atom. The measurements give information about the weak van der Waals forces between these individual atoms. Credit: University of Basel, Department of Physics Physicists at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the University of Basel have... Read more
17d
Decclan Chronicle
Smoking ban weakly linked to decline in preterm birthscomprehensive smoke-free laws showed benefits for preterm births," said lead st
Smoking ban weakly linked to decline in preterm births
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
comprehensive smoke-free laws showed benefits for preterm births," said lead study author Dr. Ana Vicedo-Cabrera of the University of Basel in Switzerland. "We also found that the more time a pregnant woman is covered by a smoking ban, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Smoking ban weakly linked to decline in preterm birthscomprehensive smoke-free laws showed benefits for preterm births," said lead st
Smoking ban weakly linked to decline in preterm births
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
comprehensive smoke-free laws showed benefits for preterm births," said lead study author Dr. Ana Vicedo-Cabrera of the University of Basel in Switzerland. "We also found that the more time a pregnant woman is covered by a smoking ban, the... Read more
21d
DW
Sykes-Picot: 'A kind of tapestry of plans and promises' |for much emotion in the Arab world a century later? Reinkowski has been profes
Sykes-Picot: 'A kind of tapestry of plans and promises' |
DW / Posted 21 days ago
for much emotion in the Arab world a century later? Reinkowski has been professor of Islamic and Oriental studies at the University of Basel since 2010; his research focuses on the modern and contemporary history of the Middle East and the... Read more
21d
Raw Story
The Panama Papers are about to be released online and power players are terrifieda photo with Nobel economics laureate Joseph, center, and Mark Pieth, a profess
The Panama Papers are about to be released online and power players are terrified
Raw Story / Posted 21 days ago
a photo with Nobel economics laureate Joseph, center, and Mark Pieth, a professor of criminal law and criminology at the University of Basel. The Panama Papers advisory group includes Stiglitz and Pieth. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco) Don't miss... Read more
24d
Newsmax
Yoga, Aquatic Exercises Help Ease MS Symptomssuggests such practices can be a healthy complement to conventional treatments.
Yoga, Aquatic Exercises Help Ease MS Symptoms
Newsmax / Posted 24 days ago
suggests such practices can be a healthy complement to conventional treatments. The study — led by researchers from the University of Basel and Psychiatric University Clinics Basel and the University of Medical Sciences in Iran — compared the... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
An Experiment Seeks To Make Quantum Physics Visible To the Naked Eyethe naked eye. This should now be possible thanks to an experiment proposed by
An Experiment Seeks To Make Quantum Physics Visible To the Naked Eye
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 25 days ago
the naked eye. This should now be possible thanks to an experiment proposed by a team around a theoretical physicist at the University of Basel. The experiment might pave the way for new applications in quantum physics. Quantum physics is more than... Read more
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New Kerala
Daily yoga can help reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms - newkerala.com #58693was 35-fold higher than in the groups who had done yoga or aquatic exercise. R
Daily yoga can help reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms - newkerala.com #58693
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
was 35-fold higher than in the groups who had done yoga or aquatic exercise. Researchers from the Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences in Iran, the Psychiatric University Clinics and the University of Basel in Switzerland conducted the... Read more
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New Kerala
Yoga, aquatic exercise can relieve symptoms of MS - newkerala.com #58627who do yoga and aquatic exercise suffer less from fatigue, depression and pares
Yoga, aquatic exercise can relieve symptoms of MS - newkerala.com #58627
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
who do yoga and aquatic exercise suffer less from fatigue, depression and paresthesia, as reported by researchers from the University of Basel and the Psychiatric University Clinics Basel in a joint study with colleagues in Iran. In a random... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Nobel Prize Winner, FSU Professor Sir Harold Kroto Diesotherwise known as buckyballs, opened up a new world of chemistry. Just last ye
Nobel Prize Winner, FSU Professor Sir Harold Kroto Dies
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 26 days ago
otherwise known as buckyballs, opened up a new world of chemistry. Just last year, researchers from the University of Basel in Switzerland discovered that these molecules were part of a cloud of gas floating between stars. Kroto... Read more
27d
News-Medical-Net
Yoga, aquatic exercise have positive influence on multiple sclerosis symptomswho do yoga and aquatic exercise suffer less from fatigue, depression and pares
Yoga, aquatic exercise have positive influence on multiple sclerosis symptoms
News-Medical-Net / Posted 27 days ago
who do yoga and aquatic exercise suffer less from fatigue, depression and paresthesia, as reported by researchers from the University of Basel and the Psychiatric University Clinics Basel in a joint study with colleagues in Iran. Multiple... Read more
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PhysOrg
An experiment seeks to make quantum physics visible to the naked eyethe naked eye. This should now be possible thanks to an experiment proposed by
An experiment seeks to make quantum physics visible to the naked eye
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
the naked eye. This should now be possible thanks to an experiment proposed by a team around a theoretical physicist at the University of Basel. The experiment might pave the way for new applications in quantum physics. Quantum physics is more than... Read more
28d
The Scientist
Observing the Nuclear PoreHigh-speed imaging of nuclear poreUNIVERSITY OF BASELUsing ultra fast-scanning
Observing the Nuclear Pore
The Scientist / Posted 28 days ago
High-speed imaging of nuclear poreUNIVERSITY OF BASELUsing ultra fast-scanning atomic force microscopy (AFM), scientists have filmed nuclear pore complexes in action for the first time. The work reveals how these structures selectively bar some... Read more
28d
PhysOrg
Quantum sensors for high-precision magnetometry of superconductorsScientists at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at
Quantum sensors for high-precision magnetometry of superconductors
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
Scientists at the Swiss Nanoscience Institute and the Department of Physics at the University of Basel have developed a new method that has enabled them to image magnetic fields on the nanometer scale at temperatures close to absolute zero for the... Read more
28d
PhysOrg
AFM films 'living' nuclear pore complexes at work for the first timeimaging by high-speed AFM captures native nuclear pore complexes at work; the i
AFM films 'living' nuclear pore complexes at work for the first time
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
imaging by high-speed AFM captures native nuclear pore complexes at work; the inset scale bar is 10 nanometers. Credit: University of Basel Using an ultra fast-scanning atomic force microscope, a team of researchers from the University of Basel... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Panama experts to recommend financial system cleanuphands with Nobel economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz, as Mark Pieth, a professor
Panama experts to recommend financial system cleanup
Manila Bulletin / Posted 30 days ago
hands with Nobel economics laureate Joseph Stiglitz, as Mark Pieth, a professor of criminal law and criminology at the University of Basel, looks on, in Panama City, Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco) PANAMA CITY — Panama’s... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Panama experts to recommend financial system cleanupright, shakes hands with Nobel economics laureate Joseph, as Mark Pieth, a prof
Panama experts to recommend financial system cleanup
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 30 days ago
right, shakes hands with Nobel economics laureate Joseph, as Mark Pieth, a professor of criminal law and criminology at the University of Basel, looks on, in Panama City, Friday, April 29, 2016. The government of Panama has established a committee... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers report tumors can continue to grow even without supply of new blood vesselsthe medium term -- by switching over to producing energy without oxygen. This o
Researchers report tumors can continue to grow even without supply of new blood vessels
News-Medical-Net / Posted a month ago
the medium term -- by switching over to producing energy without oxygen. This observation by biomedical scientists at the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel could be used for treatments that can inhibit tumor growth in the long... Read more
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New Kerala
When treated, cancer cells can switch to a different mode - newkerala.com #56337acid. "Our findings open up new approaches for the optimisation of anti-angiog
When treated, cancer cells can switch to a different mode - newkerala.com #56337
New Kerala / Posted a month ago
acid. "Our findings open up new approaches for the optimisation of anti-angiogenic therapies and for inhibiting tumor growth effectively in the long term," said lead researcher Gerhard Christofori, professor at University of Basel in Switz... Read more
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Swissinfo
Basel team finds key to stopping tumour growthuse of these data is prohibited. Apr 28, 2016 - 19:43 Researchers from the Uni
Basel team finds key to stopping tumour growth
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
use of these data is prohibited. Apr 28, 2016 - 19:43 Researchers from the University of Basel have discovered that tumours are able to adapt to a lack of oxygen, explaining why they keep growing even... Read more
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