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News-Medical-Net
Malaria already widespread on Sardinia in the Roman period, research showsby the Roman period, long before the Middle Ages, as indicated by research at t
News-Medical-Net / Posted 16 hours ago
by the Roman period, long before the Middle Ages, as indicated by research at the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine of the University of Zurich with the help of a Roman who died 2,000 years ago. Even today, Malaria is one of the greatest medical... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers discover mechanism that plays key role in development of resistance to immunotherapycells. However, for the majority of patients, the tumor cells become resistant
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
cells. However, for the majority of patients, the tumor cells become resistant to the treatments used. Researchers at the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich have now found in skin cutaneous melanoma that an epigenetic control... Read more
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International Business Times
Seven-year-old discovers prehistoric tooth belong to the largest shark that ever lived to cool as well as fluctuations in sea levels. Catalina Pimiento, from the Pal
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
to cool as well as fluctuations in sea levels. Catalina Pimiento, from the Paleontological Institute and Museum of the University of Zurich, previously told IBTimes UK: "The extinction of many marine species happened over time, and we propose... Read more
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Medical News Today
Cake icing pigment could worsen inflammatory bowel diseasebeen found, it is crucial for patients to be able to keep their condition under
Medical News Today / Posted 3 days ago
been found, it is crucial for patients to be able to keep their condition under control. Recently, researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland have looked at what happens when the digestive system absorbs nanoparticles of titanium... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers show how hematopoietic stem cells detect and react to infectionsResearchers at the University of Zurich have shown for the first time that hema
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
Researchers at the University of Zurich have shown for the first time that hematopoietic stem cells detect infectious agents themselves and begin to divide - that is, without signals from growth factors. This direct production of defensive cells... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Titanium dioxide nanoparticles can intensify inflammatory reaction in patients with colitisthis leads to increased inflammation and damage to the intestinal mucosa in mic
News-Medical-Net / Posted 8 days ago
this leads to increased inflammation and damage to the intestinal mucosa in mice with colitis. Researchers at the University of Zurich recommend that patients with colitis should avoid food containing titanium dioxide particles. The... Read more
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University of Queensland
Language the key to the door of international lawis about to complete her UQ journey with a Diploma of Languages majoring in Fre
University of Queensland / Posted 9 days ago
is about to complete her UQ journey with a Diploma of Languages majoring in French, undertook an exchange semester at the University of Zurich during her undergraduate studies and found herself at the table with high level experts at the... Read more
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metro
Generosity is the key to happiness, according to a studyon someone else is what’ll make you feel better in the long run.Don’t forget to
metro / Posted 10 days ago
on someone else is what’ll make you feel better in the long run.Don’t forget to tip (Picture: Getty) Researchers at the University of Zurich wanted to explore the adage that generous behaviour increases happiness, which in turn motivates... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Even the Smallest Acts of Generosity Make You Happier, New Study RevealsIn a recent study by researchers at the University of Zurich, “A Neural Link Be
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
In a recent study by researchers at the University of Zurich, “A Neural Link Between Generosity and Happiness,” scientists conducted an experiment using “functional magnetic resonance imaging” (fMRI) to understand how small acts of generosity relate... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Even the Smallest Acts of Generosity Make You Happier, New Study RevealsIn a recent study by researchers at the University of Zurich, “A Neural Link Be
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
In a recent study by researchers at the University of Zurich, “A Neural Link Between Generosity and Happiness,” scientists conducted an experiment using “functional magnetic resonance imaging” (fMRI) to understand how small acts of generosity relate... Read more
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The News-Times
Even the Smallest Acts of Generosity Make You Happier, New Study RevealsIn a recent study by researchers at the University of Zurich, “A Neural Link Be
The News-Times / Posted 11 days ago
In a recent study by researchers at the University of Zurich, “A Neural Link Between Generosity and Happiness,” scientists conducted an experiment using “functional magnetic resonance imaging” (fMRI) to understand how small acts of generosity relate... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Even the Smallest Acts of Generosity Make You Happier, New Study RevealsIn a recent study by researchers at the University of Zurich, “A Neural Link Be
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
In a recent study by researchers at the University of Zurich, “A Neural Link Between Generosity and Happiness,” scientists conducted an experiment using “functional magnetic resonance imaging” (fMRI) to understand how small acts of generosity relate... Read more
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Medical News Today
Generosity makes you happieraltruism and happiness. Recently, Profs. Phillipe Tobler and Ernst Fehr, both
Medical News Today / Posted 11 days ago
altruism and happiness. Recently, Profs. Phillipe Tobler and Ernst Fehr, both from the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich (UZH) in Switzerland - in collaboration with other international researchers - conducted a study aiming... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkish embassy marks quashed military coupSwiss news media also have reported that Turkish intelligence may have filmed o
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
Swiss news media also have reported that Turkish intelligence may have filmed or photographed participants at events at the University of Zurich in late 2016 and early 2017. At his embassy on Friday, Saygili again denied the espionage allegations... Read more
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The Christian Post
Want to Be Happier? Be More Generous, Study Saysthan those who act on their own self-interests. Philippe Tobler and Ernst Fehr
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
than those who act on their own self-interests. Philippe Tobler and Ernst Fehr from the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich, along with a team of international researchers, conducted an experiment with 50 people in a lab who... Read more
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Swissinfo
Could Zika be spread in Switzerland?habitats, then mosquitoes can skip from one host to another,” explains Eva Vero
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
habitats, then mosquitoes can skip from one host to another,” explains Eva Veronesi, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Zurich (UZH). The Italian entomologist is leading a team of researchers at the UZH Institute for Parasitology... Read more
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New Kerala
Be generous to lead a happier life! - newkerala news #253572collaboration with international researchers, Philippe Tobler and Ernst Fehr fr
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
collaboration with international researchers, Philippe Tobler and Ernst Fehr from the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich investigated how brain areas communicate to produce this feeling. The results provide insight into the... Read more
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asianage
Be generous to lead a happier life!In collaboration with international researchers, Philippe Tobler and Ernst Fehr
asianage / Posted 15 days ago
In collaboration with international researchers, Philippe Tobler and Ernst Fehr from the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich investigated how brain areas communicate to produce this feeling. The results provide insight into the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Experts reveal key to happy lifeIn collaboration with international researchers, Philippe Tobler and Ernst Fehr
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
In collaboration with international researchers, Philippe Tobler and Ernst Fehr from the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich investigated how brain areas communicate to produce this feeling. The results provide insight into the... Read more
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Swissinfo
Being generous makes you feel happier, a study revealswill suffice," said Philippe Tobler, who worked on the project with Ernst Fehr
Swissinfo / Posted 16 days ago
will suffice," said Philippe Tobler, who worked on the project with Ernst Fehr from the Department of Economics at the University of Zurich. "It is remarkable that intent alone generates a neural change before the action is actually... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Sialic acid found in animals protects farm children from asthmachildren from asthma and allergies. But even non-microbial molecules can have a
News-Medical-Net / Posted 21 days ago
children from asthma and allergies. But even non-microbial molecules can have a protective effect: Immunologists from the University of Zurich have shown that a sialic acid found in farm animals is effective against inflammation of lung tissue.... Read more
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New York Post
Wearing this color really makes everyone feel more attractiveand how different personality characteristics interact with the effect,” study
New York Post / Posted 23 days ago
and how different personality characteristics interact with the effect,” study author Anne Berthold, a researcher from the University of Zurich, told PsyPost. “Also, it might be possible that the effect disappears when someone wears red every... Read more
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Medical News Today
Menstruation does not affect cognitive function, study finds- a finding that is likely to be welcome news for women of reproductive age. S
Medical News Today / Posted 23 days ago
- a finding that is likely to be welcome news for women of reproductive age. Study leader Prof. Brigitte Leeners, of the University of Zurich in Switzerland, and colleagues recently reported their findings in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral... Read more
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Raw Story
Paleontologists finally know what this ancient armored reptile looked likeimpression of 241 million year old reptile Eusaurosphargis dalsassoi. Beat Sche
Raw Story / Posted 26 days ago
impression of 241 million year old reptile Eusaurosphargis dalsassoi. Beat Scheffold, Paleontological Institute and Museum, University of Zurich A lot can happen in 241 million years. Dinosaurs can rise and fall, and so can the Earth itself. Take... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Dysfunctional microglia cells contribute to loss of synapses in Alzheimer's diseaseGreat Britain and the United States, the group of Lawrence Rajendran from the I
News-Medical-Net / Posted 27 days ago
Great Britain and the United States, the group of Lawrence Rajendran from the Institute for Regenerative Medicine of the University of Zurich now shows that dysfunctional microglia cells contribute to the loss of synapses in Alzheimer's and other... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
A Hawaii team just replicated turtle skin in a lab, and then studied how viruses attack itand Technology, published a study on the findings made possible with a partners
KFVE Honolulu / Posted 28 days ago
and Technology, published a study on the findings made possible with a partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Zurich. The scientists engineered turtle skin in order to grow and study a virus that's associated with a... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
A Hawaii team just replicated turtle skin in a lab, and then studied how viruses attack itand Technology, published a study on the findings made possible with a partners
Hawaii News Now / Posted 28 days ago
and Technology, published a study on the findings made possible with a partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey and the University of Zurich. The scientists engineered turtle skin in order to grow and study a virus that's associated with a... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers discover protein that makes stem cells into perfect allroundersResearchers from the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich ha
News-Medical-Net / Posted 29 days ago
Researchers from the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich have discovered the protein that enables natural embryonic stem cells to form all body cells. In the case of embryonic stem cells maintained in cell cultures, this... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Megalodon shark was THREE times size of Great White - so what killed it off?change, a decline in prey and new predators all appear to have played a role.
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
change, a decline in prey and new predators all appear to have played a role. But now researchers at the University of Zurich think they have a fuller answer to the mystery.Megalodon was wiped out along with a third of all marine... Read more
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International Business Times
Largest shark to have ever lived disappeared during global extinction event 3 million years ago of marine megafauna as a whole, until now," Dr. Catalina Pimiento, from the Pal
International Business Times / Posted a month ago
of marine megafauna as a whole, until now," Dr. Catalina Pimiento, from the Paleontological Institute and Museum of the University of Zurich, told IBTimes UK. In a study now published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, Pimiento and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Extinction 2 million years ago wiped out a THIRD of marine animalsnumber of land animals such as saber-toothed cat and the mammoth during the ice
Daily Mail / Posted a month ago
number of land animals such as saber-toothed cat and the mammoth during the ice age is well known. Now, researchers at the University of Zurich and the Naturkunde Museum in Berlin have shown that a similar extinction event had taken place earlier,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Want better pay? Get on a bigger boatof players. The results are sometimes quite dramatic. According to one analysis
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
of players. The results are sometimes quite dramatic. According to one analysis from researchers at MIT, Harvard, and the University of Zurich, the top four manufacturing firms control 43 percent of US sales; the top four retail trade firms... Read more
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International Business Times
Why lessons learned from the recent whale-population collapse could protect endangered sharks - if the average size is declining, the population might well collapse", study
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
- if the average size is declining, the population might well collapse", study lead author Christopher Clements, from the University of Zurich, told IBTimes UK. The scientists looked at data on the number and size of whales harvested from 1900... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shrinking whales finding may lead to early warning system for other speciesmay help them set up an early warning system for other species. A study from t
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
may help them set up an early warning system for other species. A study from the University of Tasmania and Switzerland's University of Zurich showed that for 40 years the average size of commercially harvested whales was dropping... Read more
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Daily Mail
Whale SHRINK when they are being huntedof four whale species, including the blue whale (pictured) rapidly declined in
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
of four whale species, including the blue whale (pictured) rapidly declined in response to hunting Researchers from the University of Zurich analysed data on the number and size of four species of whale harvested from 1900 onwards. They used... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Ancient Egyptian's wooden toe is sophisticated prostheticThe team's research has not been published yet. A team of researchers and Egyp
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 1 months ago
The team's research has not been published yet. A team of researchers and Egyptologists from the University of Basel, the University of Zurich and the Egyptian Museum in Cairo used the latest technology in X-rays, computer tomography and... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Ancient Egyptian's wooden toe is sophisticated prostheticThe team's research has not been published yet. A team of researchers and Egyp
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 1 months ago
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Ancient Egyptian's wooden toe is sophisticated prostheticThe team's research has not been published yet. A team of researchers and Egyp
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 1 months ago
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