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PhysOrg
New approach for environmental test on livestock drugsneed to be tested on single species in the lab. An international research group
New approach for environmental test on livestock drugs
PhysOrg / Posted 20 hours ago
need to be tested on single species in the lab. An international research group including evolutionary biologists from the University of Zurich have been scrutinizing the reliability of such laboratory tests, evaluating the implementation of a... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Non-anonymous online trolls on the risegenerally write these things anonymously online as the reason for these posts,
Non-anonymous online trolls on the rise
Decclan Chronicle / Posted yesterday
generally write these things anonymously online as the reason for these posts, they said. However, researchers from University of Zurich in Switzerland found that trolls are increasingly using their full name online. As a result, a ban on... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists clarify mechanism of defective immune defense in G6PD patientsare unaware of this. Scientists from the Children's Research Center at the Univ
Scientists clarify mechanism of defective immune defense in G6PD patients
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
are unaware of this. Scientists from the Children's Research Center at the University Children's Hospital Zurich and the University of Zurich now reveal the mechanistic link between severe G6PD deficiency and immunodeficiency. A functioning G6PD... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ancient mummy with tooth decay to go on showold age of 30 and 40 years Alex is not the first mummy to be found to have suf
Ancient mummy with tooth decay to go on show
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
old age of 30 and 40 years Alex is not the first mummy to be found to have suffered from tooth decay. Experts from the University of Zurich studied 3,000 ancient Egyptian mummies to find in 2013 that almost one in five have 'worn teeth,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trolls increasingly use their real nameswho post abusive comments or hate speech – so-called trolls – are increasingly
Trolls increasingly use their real names
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
who post abusive comments or hate speech – so-called trolls – are increasingly using their own names, a study by the University of Zurich has revealed. Anonymity is generally believed to be a major barrier to identifying and tracking down... Read more
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New Kerala
Non-anonymous trolls on the roll on internet: newkerala.com #95745the supposed online anonymity decreases the inhibitions of trolls on the intern
Non-anonymous trolls on the roll on internet: newkerala.com #95745
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
the supposed online anonymity decreases the inhibitions of trolls on the internet. The study, conducted by researchers at University of Zurich, evaluated more than 500,000 social-political comments from around 1,600 online petitions from the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did Neanderthal baby brains develop like ours?brain morphology differed between modern humans and Neanderthals,' lead author
Did Neanderthal baby brains develop like ours?
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
brain morphology differed between modern humans and Neanderthals,' lead author Professor Christopher Zollikofer, from the University of Zurich, and co-authors wrote in a paper published in Current Biology. 'When and how these differences arose... Read more
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PhysOrg
Trolls often waive their anonymity onlinethat individuals generally write these things anonymously online as the reason
Trolls often waive their anonymity online
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
that individuals generally write these things anonymously online as the reason for these posts. A research project by the University of Zurich has now shown, however, that trolls are increasingly using their full name online. As a result, a ban on... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Is corruption naturalor is it learnt?however gently, in the opposite direction? A small group of Swiss researchers
Is corruption naturalor is it learnt?
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
however gently, in the opposite direction? A small group of Swiss researchers might hold the answer. In late 2014, University of Zurich economists Alain Cohn, Ernst Fehr and Michel Andree Marechal published a startling paper in the journal... Read more
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FOX News
Why comparing yourself to others is normalthat could lie at the heart of a lot of individual differences" among people, s
Why comparing yourself to others is normal
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
that could lie at the heart of a lot of individual differences" among people, said Christian Ruff, a neuroeconomist at the University of Zurich in Switzerland who was not involved with the study. Social comparisons In the study, Wittmann and his... Read more
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Herald Sun
Beware smartphone health trapscome to pass. But our thumbs are undoubtedly much busier than they were before
Beware smartphone health traps
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
come to pass. But our thumbs are undoubtedly much busier than they were before smartphones. Researchers at Switzerland’s University of Zurich recently discovered that the part of our brain responsible for thumb movement (the somatosensory cortex)... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Beware smartphone health trapscome to pass. But our thumbs are undoubtedly much busier than they were before
Beware smartphone health traps
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
come to pass. But our thumbs are undoubtedly much busier than they were before smartphones. Researchers at Switzerland’s University of Zurich recently discovered that the part of our brain responsible for thumb movement (the somatosensory cortex)... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Beware smartphone health trapscome to pass. But our thumbs are undoubtedly much busier than they were before
Beware smartphone health traps
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
come to pass. But our thumbs are undoubtedly much busier than they were before smartphones. Researchers at Switzerland’s University of Zurich recently discovered that the part of our brain responsible for thumb movement (the somatosensory cortex)... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Beware smartphone health trapscome to pass. But our thumbs are undoubtedly much busier than they were before
Beware smartphone health traps
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
come to pass. But our thumbs are undoubtedly much busier than they were before smartphones. Researchers at Switzerland’s University of Zurich recently discovered that the part of our brain responsible for thumb movement (the somatosensory cortex)... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
From Super To Ultra-Resolution MicroscopySchool, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston University, Tufts University,
From Super To Ultra-Resolution Microscopy
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 19 days ago
School, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston University, Tufts University, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, University of Zurich and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For more information, visit http://wyss.harvard.edu. About... Read more
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Swissinfo
Too old, tired or ill to liverelatives, but psychological problems are more common after an assisted suicide
Too old, tired or ill to live
Swissinfo / Posted 19 days ago
relatives, but psychological problems are more common after an assisted suicide, it concluded. Death via induced sleep A University of Zurich study has reported that sleeping pills are being used increasingly in hospitals at the end of life. This... Read more
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Swissinfo
The Swiss canton where voting is ‘in the blood’proud of the high turnout. “It’s part of us,” he said. “Almost implanted in us”
The Swiss canton where voting is ‘in the blood’
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
proud of the high turnout. “It’s part of us,” he said. “Almost implanted in us” Voting fatigue is, according to a University of Zurich study from 2012, one of the main reasons why overall Swiss voter turnout is lower than in many other... Read more
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The Washington Times
VISUALISE: Robots in EU-funded project learn to target ‘prey’ using silicon retinaScientists at the University of Zurich in Switzerland are developing robots tha
VISUALISE: Robots in EU-funded project learn to target ‘prey’ using silicon retina
The Washington Times / Posted 21 days ago
Scientists at the University of Zurich in Switzerland are developing robots that can acquire targets and “prey” on them. Researchers with the Institute of Neuroinformatics have created hardware that learns from “predator and prey” behavior seen in... Read more
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CNBC
Scientists are teaching robots how to huntwith humans in everyday life, according to new research described in Vice's Mot
Scientists are teaching robots how to hunt
CNBC / Posted 21 days ago
with humans in everyday life, according to new research described in Vice's Motherboard. The team, whose members hail from University of Zurich and the University of Ulster, are part of the European Commission-funded VISUALISE project. The... Read more
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Daily Mail
The end is nigh! A killer robot has been taught how to hunt predatorsRise of the 'Terminators': Super-intelligent predator robot is taught to hunt d
The end is nigh! A killer robot has been taught how to hunt predators
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Rise of the 'Terminators': Super-intelligent predator robot is taught to hunt down prey in chilling experiment University of Zurich scientists taught a robot to mark targets The robot uses 'silicon retina' and AI to teach itself how to aim Could... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists discover X-chromosome-inherited type of osteogenesis imperfectaResearchers from the University of Zurich and University Children's Hospital Zu
Scientists discover X-chromosome-inherited type of osteogenesis imperfecta
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
Researchers from the University of Zurich and University Children's Hospital Zurich have discovered the first X-chromosome-inherited type of the congenital disease osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle-bone disease. The new discovery... Read more
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Law Society Gazette
Solicitor leaves profession after lying on his CVFrance and Switzerland in the 1980s and 1990s, and also claimed he had qualific
Solicitor leaves profession after lying on his CV
Law Society Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
France and Switzerland in the 1980s and 1990s, and also claimed he had qualifications from King's College, London, the University of Zurich and Trinity College, Dublin. But it transpired McCooe had not been admitted before any professional... Read more
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PhysOrg
New material can switch stiction and wettingdynamic contact angle measurements of a drop of water on a surface; diameter of
New material can switch stiction and wetting
PhysOrg / Posted 28 days ago
dynamic contact angle measurements of a drop of water on a surface; diameter of vertical tube capillary 0.85 mm. Credit: University of Zurich The drop-measuring machine To investigate the wetting of the surface and apply the voltage at the same... Read more
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PhysOrg
Previously unknown global ecological disaster discoveredseveral mass extinctions in the history of the earth with adverse consequences
Previously unknown global ecological disaster discovered
PhysOrg / Posted 29 days ago
several mass extinctions in the history of the earth with adverse consequences for the environment. Researchers from the University of Zurich have now uncovered another disaster that took place around 250 million years ago and completely changed... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
New method helps faster detection of pathogens in lungsto be taken from the patient samples, meaning that a suitable therapy can be st
New method helps faster detection of pathogens in lungs
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
to be taken from the patient samples, meaning that a suitable therapy can be started quickly, according to researchers from University of Zurich (UZH) in Switzerland. Mycobacteria cause various illnesses. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the main... Read more
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The Financial Express
New method helps faster detection of pathogens in lungsto be taken from the patient samples, meaning that a suitable therapy can be st
New method helps faster detection of pathogens in lungs
The Financial Express / Posted 1 months ago
to be taken from the patient samples, meaning that a suitable therapy can be started quickly, according to researchers from University of Zurich (UZH) in Switzerland. (Reuters) Scientists have developed a new method that may help detect pathogens... Read more
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dna
New method helps faster detection of pathogens in lungsto be taken from the patient samples, meaning that a suitable therapy can be st
New method helps faster detection of pathogens in lungs
dna / Posted 1 months ago
to be taken from the patient samples, meaning that a suitable therapy can be started quickly, according to researchers from University of Zurich (UZH) in Switzerland. Mycobacteria cause various illnesses. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the main... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New ultra-fast molecular method can help detect mycobacterial pathogens in the lungsin recent decades. A few days instead of several weeks A research group from
New ultra-fast molecular method can help detect mycobacterial pathogens in the lungs
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
in recent decades. A few days instead of several weeks A research group from the Institute of Medical Microbiology at the University of Zurich and the National Centre for Mycobacteria used a large-scale study with more than 6,800 patient samples... Read more
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PhysOrg
Energy from sunlight: Further steps towards artificial photosynthesisstep on the path to artificial photosynthesis", say Prof. Oliver Wenger (Univer
Energy from sunlight: Further steps towards artificial photosynthesis
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
step on the path to artificial photosynthesis", say Prof. Oliver Wenger (University of Basel) and Prof. Peter Hamm (University of Zurich), who jointly led the study. However, they claim, it is still a long way to go until the aspired... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Positive environment can reverse trauma-related behavioral alterations in micefollowing generations. These findings have recently been uncovered by Isabelle
Positive environment can reverse trauma-related behavioral alterations in mice
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
following generations. These findings have recently been uncovered by Isabelle Mansuy, Professor of Neuroepigenetics at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, during investigations carried out in mice. A positive environment reverses behavioral... Read more
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Daily Mail
Even monkeys get picky with agethe reduced social behavior is not due to a general loss of interest in others.
Even monkeys get picky with age
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
the reduced social behavior is not due to a general loss of interest in others. Professor Alexandra Freund, from the University of Zurich, who also worked on the study, said: 'Changes in social behavior in monkeys and humans may occur in the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Monkeys get more selective with ageof a limited time perspective and are most likely deeply rooted in primate evol
Monkeys get more selective with age
PhysOrg / Posted 1 months ago
of a limited time perspective and are most likely deeply rooted in primate evolution," concludes Alexandra Freund from the University of Zurich, who was also involved in the study.Julia Fischer, principal investigator of the study, suggests that... Read more
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