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Swissinfo
Swisscom CEO Faces 74% Pay Cut as Voters’ Wrath Strikes Againearners’ incomes would trigger a cascade of pay cuts, affecting more than 7,000
Swisscom CEO Faces 74% Pay Cut as Voters’ Wrath Strikes Again
Swissinfo / Posted 17 hours ago
earners’ incomes would trigger a cascade of pay cuts, affecting more than 7,000 people, according to a study conducted by University of Zurich commissioned by the “no”-committee. At Swisscom, in which the state holds a 51 percent stake, more than... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Thinking Cap: Podcasts, Articles And Clips To Make You Smarterbecause that would be immensely confusing.” According to Herzog and fellow res
Thinking Cap: Podcasts, Articles And Clips To Make You Smarter
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 4 days ago
because that would be immensely confusing.” According to Herzog and fellow researcher Frank Scharnowski from the University of Zurich, neither the ‘continuous’ nor ‘discrete’ hypotheses can by themselves aptly describe how we process the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Dams could potentially replace melting glaciersGlaciology (VAW) at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich). A
Dams could potentially replace melting glaciers
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
Glaciology (VAW) at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich). A study released by the World Glacier Monitoring Service at the University of Zurich last year found that globally, glaciers are melting at a faster rate than ever b... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Thomas Donaldson, educator, administrator and sailing enthusiast, diesa bachelor's degree in geology. Yearning to return to Europe, he enrolled in a
Thomas Donaldson, educator, administrator and sailing enthusiast, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
a bachelor's degree in geology. Yearning to return to Europe, he enrolled in a master's of social work program at the University of Zurich under the GI Bill of Rights. "One impressionable work assignment was in Germany at a Lutheran World... Read more
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redOrbit
Study discovers new prehistoric civilization in ancient EuropeAdditional information will be added throughout the year as an element of an un
Study discovers new prehistoric civilization in ancient Europe
redOrbit / Posted 8 days ago
Additional information will be added throughout the year as an element of an undertaking in collaboration with the University of Zurich. Geographic data have placed the settlements into a framework with rivers, lakes, natural resources,... Read more
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Lifehacker
Jobs You Probably Never Considered, the Health Benefits of Yoga, and a Billboard that Kills Zika Mosquitoesbecause that would be immensely confusing.” According to Herzog and fellow res
Jobs You Probably Never Considered, the Health Benefits of Yoga, and a Billboard that Kills Zika Mosquitoes
Lifehacker / Posted 8 days ago
because that would be immensely confusing.” According to Herzog and fellow researcher Frank Scharnowski from the University of Zurich, neither the ‘continuous’ nor ‘discrete’ hypotheses can by themselves aptly describe how we process the... Read more
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International Business Times
Breastfeeding: Why WHO wants to restrict marketing of breast milk substitutes have to go through clinical tests. Few businesses would want that", Thierry Hen
Breastfeeding: Why WHO wants to restrict marketing of breast milk substitutes
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
have to go through clinical tests. Few businesses would want that", Thierry Hennet, from the Institute of Physiology at the University of Zurich, told IBTimes UK. Some extra products are added to infant formula and advertised as providing health... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Looking upon economic circumstances. In a recent article in Science, Janet Currie of Pri
Looking up
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 days ago
on economic circumstances. In a recent article in Science, Janet Currie of Princeton University and Hannes Schwandt of the University of Zurich rank America’s counties by the proportion of their residents living in poverty. The poorest areas are... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mice cooperate if they benefitSocial dilemmas like this one also occur in animals - such as during communal o
Mice cooperate if they benefit
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
Social dilemmas like this one also occur in animals - such as during communal offspring care. Biologists from the University of Zurich studied how house mice are able to prevent social dilemmas and still cooperate. The results of their... Read more
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PhysOrg
How nanoparticles flow through the environmentrecycled. 39,000 metric tons of nanoparticles The researchers involved in thi
How nanoparticles flow through the environment
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
recycled. 39,000 metric tons of nanoparticles The researchers involved in this study come from Empa, ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich. They use an estimated annual production of nano-titanium dioxide across Europe of 39,000 metric tons –... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Tight VP race: Academics engage online over ‘trends’ in quick count(and not toward) conclusions of cheating in the VP race,” he said. Mig Barrett
Tight VP race: Academics engage online over ‘trends’ in quick count
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
(and not toward) conclusions of cheating in the VP race,” he said. Mig Barretto Garcia, who is studying economics at the University of Zurich, presented evidence which he said refute claims of election rigging made by Contreras and Yap. “If I... Read more
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PhysOrg
UCI sleuths search the seas for sootwaters upwell in the Southern Ocean." Coppola, now a postdoctoral researcher o
UCI sleuths search the seas for soot
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
waters upwell in the Southern Ocean." Coppola, now a postdoctoral researcher of soil science and biogeochemistry at the University of Zurich, said the surface of the ocean has more black carbon than the deep ocean because of river input and... Read more
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The Columbian
Death rates fall greatly for kids of all racesa new paper published in the journal Science, Currie and her co-author Hannes S
Death rates fall greatly for kids of all races
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
a new paper published in the journal Science, Currie and her co-author Hannes Schwandt, an assistant professor at the University of Zurich, show that death rates have fallen dramatically for children and teens of all races over the past 20... Read more
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New Kerala
Bacteria offers clue to how birds got their wings - newkerala.com #60202on how the birds got their wings. The University of Oxford study, which involve
Bacteria offers clue to how birds got their wings - newkerala.com #60202
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
on how the birds got their wings. The University of Oxford study, which involved collaboration with researchers from the University of Zurich, showed that acquiring duplicate copies of genes can provide a 'template' allowing organisms to develop... Read more
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PhysOrg
How did birds get their wings? Bacteria may provide a clue, say scientistsadd important empirical evidence to support this theory. The study, which invo
How did birds get their wings? Bacteria may provide a clue, say scientists
PhysOrg / Posted 18 days ago
add important empirical evidence to support this theory. The study, which involved collaboration with researchers from the University of Zurich, is published in the journal PLOS Genetics. Professor Craig MacLean, a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow... Read more
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New York Post
Avoid these 7 things at all costs when getting ready for bikini seasonon the scale every morning to monitor your success, but zoning in on numbers ca
Avoid these 7 things at all costs when getting ready for bikini season
New York Post / Posted 19 days ago
on the scale every morning to monitor your success, but zoning in on numbers can actually backfire. A new study from The University of Zurich found that women who focused more on the process of losing weight (making healthy choices, resisting... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Death rates have fallen dramatically for children and teens of all racesa new paper published in the journal Science, Currie and her co-author Hannes S
Death rates have fallen dramatically for children and teens of all races
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
a new paper published in the journal Science, Currie and her co-author Hannes Schwandt, an assistant professor at the University of Zurich, show that death rates have fallen dramatically for children and teens of all races over the past 20... Read more
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Daily Mail
Was Tutankhamun's tomb built for a WOMAN?his left leg, forcing him to use walking sticks. But neither of the diseases w
Was Tutankhamun's tomb built for a WOMAN?
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
his left leg, forcing him to use walking sticks. But neither of the diseases were necessarily fatal, Frank Rühli of the University of Zurich said. There's a chance the boy king may have died when his leg was fractured so badly it pierced the... Read more
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Swissinfo
What price prosperity - Swiss-EU ties at crossroadsbut another from broadcaster SRF in August showed 60 percent would have Switzer
What price prosperity - Swiss-EU ties at crossroads
Swissinfo / Posted 20 days ago
but another from broadcaster SRF in August showed 60 percent would have Switzerland go it alone. Dominic Hoeglinger, a University of Zurich political scientist who studies Swiss attitudes toward Europe, said identity politics could play a more... Read more
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The Economic Times
What price prosperity: Swiss-EU ties at crossroadsbut another from broadcaster SRF in August showed 60 percent would have Switzer
What price prosperity: Swiss-EU ties at crossroads
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
but another from broadcaster SRF in August showed 60 percent would have Switzerland go it alone. Dominic Hoeglinger, a University of Zurich political scientist who studies Swiss attitudes toward Europe, said identity politics could play a more... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
What price prosperity - Swiss-EU ties at crossroadsbut another from broadcaster SRF in August showed 60 percent would have Switzer
What price prosperity - Swiss-EU ties at crossroads
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
but another from broadcaster SRF in August showed 60 percent would have Switzerland go it alone. Dominic Hoeglinger, a University of Zurich political scientist who studies Swiss attitudes toward Europe, said identity politics could play a more... Read more
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The Star
What price prosperity - Swiss-EU ties at crossroadsbut another from broadcaster SRF in August showed 60 percent would have Switzer
What price prosperity - Swiss-EU ties at crossroads
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
but another from broadcaster SRF in August showed 60 percent would have Switzerland go it alone. Dominic Hoeglinger, a University of Zurich political scientist who studies Swiss attitudes toward Europe, said identity politics could play a more... Read more
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21d
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 21 days 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 21 days 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 22 days 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 25 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 25 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 26 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 27 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 28 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 28 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 28 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 29 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 a month 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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