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The Jewish Press
Two Roman-Era ‘Mummy Paintings’ Stolen By Nazis Returned to Jewish Heirsto the heirs of a German Jewish publisher and philanthropist -- Rudolf Mosse --
Two Roman-Era ‘Mummy Paintings’ Stolen By Nazis Returned to Jewish Heirs
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 hours ago
to the heirs of a German Jewish publisher and philanthropist -- Rudolf Mosse -- (1843 - 1920).Photo Credit: Frank Tomio; University of Zurich Two Roman-era mummy paintings stolen by the Nazis from Felicia Lachmann-Mosse were returned to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'DR Congo Entering Period of Political Contestation'given any signs whether he intends to be on the ballot paper. DW spoke to Chri
'DR Congo Entering Period of Political Contestation'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
given any signs whether he intends to be on the ballot paper. DW spoke to Christoph Vogel, a researcher on the DRC at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. DW: How strong is this new opposition coalition? Does it have what it takes to unseat... Read more
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DW
'DR Congo entering period of political contestation' |given any signs whether he intends to be on the ballot paper. DW spoke to Chri
'DR Congo entering period of political contestation' |
DW / Posted 23 hours ago
given any signs whether he intends to be on the ballot paper. DW spoke to Christoph Vogel, a researcher on the DRC at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. DW:How strong is this new opposition coalition? Does it have what it takes to unseat... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
A vitamin that can arrest ageingunderstand how the regeneration process deteriorated with age. To do so, he tea
A vitamin that can arrest ageing
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
understand how the regeneration process deteriorated with age. To do so, he teamed up with colleagues from ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and universities in Canada and Brazil. Through the use of several markers, he was able to identify the... Read more
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New Kerala
A vitamin that can arrest ageing - newkerala.com #56230understand how the regeneration process deteriorated with age. To do so, he tea
A vitamin that can arrest ageing - newkerala.com #56230
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
understand how the regeneration process deteriorated with age. To do so, he teamed up with colleagues from ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich and universities in Canada and Brazil. Through the use of several markers, he was able to identify the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Universities drive ahead with corporate tie-upsresearchers to answer.” Swiss universities have responded to the SRF investigat
Universities drive ahead with corporate tie-ups
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
researchers to answer.” Swiss universities have responded to the SRF investigation by promising greater transparency. The University of Zurich receives 22% (CHF303 million) of its budget from private sources – up 5% from 2010. It has pledged to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers gain new insights into female pelvis developmentnot reduce locomotor efficiency. A team of researchers led by Marcia Ponce de
Researchers gain new insights into female pelvis development
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
not reduce locomotor efficiency. A team of researchers led by Marcia Ponce de León at the Anthropological Institute of the University of Zurich has gained new insights. Using computed tomographic data, they tracked pelvic development from birth to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Animation Shows How A Woman's Pelvis Morphs During Her Lifetimeand they reveal that the female pelvis is not "written in bone," as Dr. Marcia
Animation Shows How A Woman's Pelvis Morphs During Her Lifetime
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
and they reveal that the female pelvis is not "written in bone," as Dr. Marcia Ponce de León, senior researcher at the University of Zurich in Switzerland and a co-author of the study, told The Huffington Post on Tuesday. "Rather, its... Read more
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Swissinfo
Mummy portraits stolen by Nazis returned to heirsheirs Apr 26, 2016 - 16:59 Two ancient Egyptian mummy portraits – stolen by the
Mummy portraits stolen by Nazis returned to heirs
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
heirs Apr 26, 2016 - 16:59 Two ancient Egyptian mummy portraits – stolen by the Nazis in the 1930s and later stored at the University of Zurich – have been returned to the heirs of a Berlin publisher, the university reported on Tuesday. Following... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Are you suffering from sudden retirement syndrome?to you at the moment, but it’s important to consider the upside of this predica
Are you suffering from sudden retirement syndrome?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
to you at the moment, but it’s important to consider the upside of this predicament. The economist Josef Zweimuller at the University of Zurich recently coauthored a study that found that even though many crave early retirement, it seems to be bad... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
'Childbearing hips' reach peak level between 25 and 40pelvis widens until it reaches its widest point when a woman is between 25 and
'Childbearing hips' reach peak level between 25 and 40
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
pelvis widens until it reaches its widest point when a woman is between 25 and 30 years old, according to experts from the University of Zurich in Switzerland. At the age of 40 the pelvis begins to narrow again, according to the study published in... Read more
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Psych Central
Psilocybin Shown to Lessen Pain of Social Rejectionincrease the risk of patients withdrawing from social life and therefore experi
Psilocybin Shown to Lessen Pain of Social Rejection
Psych Central / Posted 10 days ago
increase the risk of patients withdrawing from social life and therefore experiencing less support. Now researchers at the University of Zurich have found that a small amount of psilocybin changes the brain’s way of processing social conflicts, and... Read more
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iol.co.za
The poor still die young, but their children have hopethe analysis down by gender and age group to see trends for specific ages. The
The poor still die young, but their children have hope
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
the analysis down by gender and age group to see trends for specific ages. The authors, from Princeton University and the University of Zurich, uncovered that infant mortality has decreased across the board, which is good news. More of a surprise... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Qwerty effect' might be changing how you feel about wordscar chases:...Arctic sea ice to reach record lows this summer: 'Blankets'... S
'Qwerty effect' might be changing how you feel about words
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
car chases:...Arctic sea ice to reach record lows this summer: 'Blankets'... Share this article Dr David Garcia from the University of Zurich and Professor Markus Strohmaier from the University of Koblenz-Landau wanted to see if the effect had... Read more
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New Kerala
New method to forecast Indian monsoon early - newkerala.com #52335the farmers every day counts," says Veronika Stolbova from the Potsdam Institut
New method to forecast Indian monsoon early - newkerala.com #52335
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
the farmers every day counts," says Veronika Stolbova from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the University of Zurich, the lead-author of the study to be published in the Geophysical Research Letters. "We found that in... Read more
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New Kerala
Scientists develop model to predict Indian monsoon in advance - newkerala.com #52278a network analysis of regional weather data, the team from the Potsdam Institut
Scientists develop model to predict Indian monsoon in advance - newkerala.com #52278
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
a network analysis of regional weather data, the team from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the University of Zurich will soon propose this approach to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). The summer rains are of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pharma funnels millions into university sponsorshipThis is not the first time that corporate financial links to universities has b
Pharma funnels millions into university sponsorship
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
This is not the first time that corporate financial links to universities has been questioned in Switzerland. In 2012, the University of Zurich came under the spotlight by signing a CHF100 million deal with UBS bank to cover five chairs and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Indian monsoon: Novel approach allows early forecastingthe farmers every day counts," says Veronika Stolbova from the Potsdam Institut
Indian monsoon: Novel approach allows early forecasting
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
the farmers every day counts," says Veronika Stolbova from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the University of Zurich, the lead-author of the study to be published in the Geophysical Research Letters. "We found that in... Read more
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FOX News
'Magic mushroom' drug psilocybin may ease pain of rejectionsaid. "Social ties have repeatedly been shown to be crucial for physical and m
'Magic mushroom' drug psilocybin may ease pain of rejection
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
said. "Social ties have repeatedly been shown to be crucial for physical and mental health," the researchers, from the University of Zurich in Switzerland, wrote in their findings published April 18 in the journal Proceedings of the National... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Psilocybin administration reduces reaction to social rejection in associated brain areas"On the other hand", Vollenweider adds, "the reduction of psychological pain an
Psilocybin administration reduces reaction to social rejection in associated brain areas
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
"On the other hand", Vollenweider adds, "the reduction of psychological pain and fear can facilitate the therapist-patient relationship and therefore the psychotherapeutic treatment of formative negative social experiences." University o... Read more
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PhysOrg
The unique biology of human breast milkthat can digest these sugar molecules," says Review co-author Thierry Hennet, f
The unique biology of human breast milk
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
that can digest these sugar molecules," says Review co-author Thierry Hennet, from the Institute of Physiology at the University of Zurich. "Infants don't have the machinery to digest these sugars so they are literally for the bacteria—it's... Read more
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Quartz
A “time slice” theory of consciousness suggests we’re not continually aware of our surroundingsfédérale de Lausanne’s Brain Mind Institute in Switzerland, and Frank Scharnows
A “time slice” theory of consciousness suggests we’re not continually aware of our surroundings
Quartz / Posted 15 days ago
fédérale de Lausanne’s Brain Mind Institute in Switzerland, and Frank Scharnowski, a cognitive neuroscientist at the University of Zurich, argue that we’re unaware of the gaps in our consciousness. They say there can be a 400-milisecond lag... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Take On How Negative Interest Rates Hurt Banks That You Will Not See Anywhere Elsemeant that not making the move could have wiped out profits. Martin Janssen, a
A Take On How Negative Interest Rates Hurt Banks That You Will Not See Anywhere Else
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
meant that not making the move could have wiped out profits. Martin Janssen, a professor emeritus of finance at the University of Zurich, thinks it’s a matter of time until more banks—with a less clearly defined ideology and client base than... Read more
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PhysOrg
Plants force fungal partners to behave fairlyto provide the meaner partner with fewer carbohydrates." That's how ecologists
Plants force fungal partners to behave fairly
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
to provide the meaner partner with fewer carbohydrates." That's how ecologists Pascal Niklaus and Bernhard Schmid from the University of Zurich sum up the results of their new study. As if that were not enough, the plant can practically 'starve'... Read more
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PhysOrg
Newly identified cell explosions involved in bacterial secretion and adherencereleased by the explosion." Co-corresponding and co-first author Masanori Toyo
Newly identified cell explosions involved in bacterial secretion and adherence
PhysOrg / Posted 19 days ago
released by the explosion." Co-corresponding and co-first author Masanori Toyofuku of the University of Tsukuba and University of Zurich explains that, "this was completely unexpected as until now bacterial membrane vesicles were thought to... Read more
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Japan Today
American doctors make new esophagus using stents and skin ‹ Japan Todayremarkable what they were able to do,” said Dr. Simon Hoerstrup, director of th
American doctors make new esophagus using stents and skin ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 23 days ago
remarkable what they were able to do,” said Dr. Simon Hoerstrup, director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich, who had no connection to the research. He said the results suggest it’s possible the human body can... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
American doctors make new esophagus using stents and skinremarkable what they were able to do,” said Dr. Simon Hoerstrup, director of th
American doctors make new esophagus using stents and skin
Manila Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
remarkable what they were able to do,” said Dr. Simon Hoerstrup, director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich, who had no connection to the research. He said the results suggest it’s possible the human body can... Read more
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ABC News
American Doctors Make New Esophagus Using Stents and Skinremarkable what they were able to do," said Dr. Simon Hoerstrup, director of th
American Doctors Make New Esophagus Using Stents and Skin
ABC News / Posted 24 days ago
remarkable what they were able to do," said Dr. Simon Hoerstrup, director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Zurich, who had no connection to the research. He said the results suggest it's possible the human body can... Read more
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PhysOrg
How network effects hurt economiesmanufacturing alone. (This research built on previously published work by econo
How network effects hurt economies
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
manufacturing alone. (This research built on previously published work by economists David Autor of MIT, David Dorn of the University of Zurich, and Gordon Hanson of the University of California at San Diego, sometimes in collaboration with... Read more
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Swissinfo
School defends exempting Muslim students from handshakerefusing to touch a woman is a sign of respect. However, Elham Manea, a Swiss-Y
School defends exempting Muslim students from handshake
Swissinfo / Posted 29 days ago
refusing to touch a woman is a sign of respect. However, Elham Manea, a Swiss-Yemeni professor of political science at the University of Zurich, told SRF that this represents a fundamentalist viewpoint. “It has nothing to do with respect,” she... Read more
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International Business Times
Megalodon driven to extinction by competition with great white shark and killer whale ancestors years ago. During this period, the climate fluctuated widely, with periods of w
Megalodon driven to extinction by competition with great white shark and killer whale ancestors
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
years ago. During this period, the climate fluctuated widely, with periods of warming and cooling. Scientists from the University of Zurich analysed 200 megalodon fossils, including its teeth, to reconstruct their global population and how it... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss women score best BMI figures in Europeis still in the bounds of a healthy weight, but shows a concerning trend, accor
Swiss women score best BMI figures in Europe
Swissinfo / Posted 1 months ago
is still in the bounds of a healthy weight, but shows a concerning trend, according to study co-author Frank Rühli from the University of Zurich. “The good news is that Switzerland has witnessed a stabilisation in BMI in the last few years, unlike... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fossils of sixty foot shark reveal species wiped out by competitionof...Mile-high mounds on Mars were created by WIND over billions... Share this
Fossils of sixty foot shark reveal species wiped out by competition
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
of...Mile-high mounds on Mars were created by WIND over billions... Share this article But now researchers from the University of Zurich have discovered the giant shark became extinct because the diversity of its prey decreased and new... Read more
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