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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 11 hours 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 yesterday
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 3 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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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Boston Globe
At 31, she runs one of the hottest biotech companies in the countrycompany has raised more than $40 million. “She really grew into [being CEO],”
At 31, she runs one of the hottest biotech companies in the country
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
company has raised more than $40 million. “She really grew into [being CEO],” said Jinek, now on the faculty at the University of Zurich. “At the beginning, she worked at the bench when it was really small. But then she transitioned and did... Read more
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PhysOrg
Early arrival gives bluebirds an edge in keeping nest siteswhen it comes to the importance of being the first one to occupy a nest site,"
Early arrival gives bluebirds an edge in keeping nest sites
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
when it comes to the importance of being the first one to occupy a nest site," according to ecologist Hanna Kokko of the University of Zurich, an expert on interspecies competition in birds. "The one that currently tends to arrive first, the... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Big Fight Over FossilsUniversity, told reporters. Naledi is “just another headline-grabber,” the anth
The Big Fight Over Fossils
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
University, told reporters. Naledi is “just another headline-grabber,” the anthropologist Christoph Zollikofer, of the University of Zurich, said. Donald Johanson, the Lucy discoverer and an early mentor of Berger’s, told me that Rising Star... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Old is cool for this Fil-Am millennial(SEALS), whose members are from prominent universities like Australian National
Old is cool for this Fil-Am millennial
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
(SEALS), whose members are from prominent universities like Australian National University, Chulalongkorn University, University of Zurich to name a few, asked Kabuay to be one of the main speakers SEALS annual meeting in Manila last May. He... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Europhobia: a very British problem | Geoffrey Wheatcroftgave the British fresh opportunity to hate their neighbours and to misunderstan
Europhobia: a very British problem | Geoffrey Wheatcroft
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
gave the British fresh opportunity to hate their neighbours and to misunderstand their own history. In a speech at the University of Zurich in 1946, Churchill admirably said: “There can be no revival of Europe without a spiritually great France... Read more
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Swissinfo
Pollsters Flying Blind on Brexit Can Take Solace From the Swissdue to concerns about social desirability plays a key role,” said Thomas Widmer
Pollsters Flying Blind on Brexit Can Take Solace From the Swiss
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
due to concerns about social desirability plays a key role,” said Thomas Widmer, professor of political science at the University of Zurich. “I find it hard to imagine that lots of people are too scared to say they support leaving.” To contact... Read more
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PhysOrg
Converting solar energy into chemical energy like nature doesare looking for alternatives to the production of energy from oil and gas. One
Converting solar energy into chemical energy like nature does
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
are looking for alternatives to the production of energy from oil and gas. One such project, which has been running at the University of Zurich since the beginning of 2013, is the large-scale research project, LightChEC. As the name suggests, this... Read more
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TechCrunch
Swiss reject universal basic income in public referendummore than enough to fund the basic income proposal — and more than enough to re
Swiss reject universal basic income in public referendum
TechCrunch / Posted 23 days ago
more than enough to fund the basic income proposal — and more than enough to replace all other taxes, according to Marc Chesney, a professor at the University of Zurich, who was interviewed by Bien-CH (in the below video) ahead of the referendum vo... Read more
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New Kerala
Treatment to cure breast cancer for good gets closer - newkerala.com #72802found the 'Achilles heel' of breast cancer, paving the way for a treatment that
Treatment to cure breast cancer for good gets closer - newkerala.com #72802
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
found the 'Achilles heel' of breast cancer, paving the way for a treatment that would cure it for good. Scientists from the University of Zurich discovered why current treatments do not kill off the disease but render it dormant, meaning it can... Read more
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Raw Story
Scientists closing in on effective treatment for breast cancerthan 40,400 U.S. women are expected to die from the disease. Despite many advan
Scientists closing in on effective treatment for breast cancer
Raw Story / Posted 25 days ago
than 40,400 U.S. women are expected to die from the disease. Despite many advances, the cancer remains a formidable enemy for patients and doctors alike; however, a team of researchers from the University of Zurich in Switzerland may have f... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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International Business Times
Breast cancer's Achilles heel: Protein could take cancerous cells 'completely out of business' at first. This was then supplemented with antibodies, but they lack efficacy",
Breast cancer's Achilles heel: Protein could take cancerous cells 'completely out of business'
International Business Times / Posted 26 days ago
at first. This was then supplemented with antibodies, but they lack efficacy", lead author Andreas Plückthun from the University of Zurich, told IBTimes UK. "Though the life of patients is prolonged, the level of relapse remains high, so the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
UZH scientists identify new class of protein compounds to treat HER2-positive breast cancerbecome resistant to antibody therapy The team led by Andreas Plückthun, Direct
UZH scientists identify new class of protein compounds to treat HER2-positive breast cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 26 days ago
become resistant to antibody therapy The team led by Andreas Plückthun, Director of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Zurich, involving postdoc Rastik Tamaskovic and PhD student Martin Schwill, has now found out why these... Read more
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Daily Mail
Have we cracked breast cancer? 'Achilles heel' of the disease founddo not kill off the disease but render it dormant, meaning it can become active
Have we cracked breast cancer? 'Achilles heel' of the disease found
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
do not kill off the disease but render it dormant, meaning it can become active again at any time. Scientists from the University of Zurich have discovered a way to 'switch off' the signals which tell cancer cells to grow and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The 'Achilles heel' of breast cancer cells has been identified, scientists claimto be 'cured', only for their cancer to re-awaken years later. In a study in N
The 'Achilles heel' of breast cancer cells has been identified, scientists claim
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
to be 'cured', only for their cancer to re-awaken years later. In a study in Nature Communications, researchers from the University of Zurich aimed to find out why these antibodies merely stop tumour growth rather than destroy the cells. HER2... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Swiss put glacier under wraps to slow ice meltlocally, but it would be totally unfeasible - economically and ecologically - t
Swiss put glacier under wraps to slow ice melt
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 28 days ago
locally, but it would be totally unfeasible - economically and ecologically - to cover completely even a small glacier," University of Zurich geography professor Wilfried Haeberli said. The Alpine glaciers - also in Austria, France and Italy,... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 28 days ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Olympians Worried About Zika, May Stay Awayabove the realization of a three-week sporting event?" Christopher Gaffney, co-
Olympians Worried About Zika, May Stay Away
NBC Bay Area / Posted 30 days ago
above the realization of a three-week sporting event?" Christopher Gaffney, co-author of the letter and professor at the University of Zurich, told NBC News. "This is one of the main questions that we are trying to drive at: is that the Olympics... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
U.N. health agency rejects Rio Olympics postponement call over Zikaprofessor who specializes in public health. It was co-authored by Dr. Arthur Ca
U.N. health agency rejects Rio Olympics postponement call over Zika
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 1 months ago
professor who specializes in public health. It was co-authored by Dr. Arthur Caplan, the director of the division of medical ethics at New York University, as well as by NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Z... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
WHO rejects call to move Rio Olympics over Zikaprofessor who specializes in public health. It was co-authored by Dr. Arthur Ca
WHO rejects call to move Rio Olympics over Zika
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 1 months ago
professor who specializes in public health. It was co-authored by Dr. Arthur Caplan, the director of the division of medical ethics at New York University, as well as by NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Z... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
U.N. health agency rejects Rio Olympics postponement call over Zikawas co-authored by Dr. Arthur Caplan, the director of the division of medical e
U.N. health agency rejects Rio Olympics postponement call over Zika
Detroit Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
was co-authored by Dr. Arthur Caplan, the director of the division of medical ethics at New York University, as well as by NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. Read or Share this story: http://usat.ly/1TLo... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
UN health agency rejects Rio Olympics postponement call over Zika outbreakprofessor who specializes in public health. It was co-authored by Dr. Arthur Ca
UN health agency rejects Rio Olympics postponement call over Zika outbreak
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 1 months ago
professor who specializes in public health. It was co-authored by Dr. Arthur Caplan, the director of the division of medical ethics at New York University, as well as by NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Z... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Growing opportunities for artificial brain enhancement bring humans closer to becoming cyborgsthe University of Adelaide's School of Medicine. They are also associates of th
Growing opportunities for artificial brain enhancement bring humans closer to becoming cyborgs
News-Medical-Net / Posted 1 months ago
the University of Adelaide's School of Medicine. They are also associates of the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Professor Henneberg says their underlying approach to the book is that the human species... Read more
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Brisbane Times
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
Brisbane Times / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virusethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. "WHO must revisit the question of Zika and postponing and/or moving the Games," the letter concludes.... Read more
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Queensland Times
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virusethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus
Queensland Times / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. "WHO must revisit the question of Zika and postponing and/or moving the Games," the letter concludes.... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virusethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. "WHO must revisit the question of Zika and postponing and/or moving the Games," the letter concludes.... Read more
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News Mail
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virusethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus
News Mail / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. "WHO must revisit the question of Zika and postponing and/or moving the Games," the letter concludes.... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virusethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus
Daily Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. "WHO must revisit the question of Zika and postponing and/or moving the Games," the letter concludes.... Read more
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Northern Star
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved over Zika virusethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved over Zika virus
Northern Star / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. "WHO must revisit the question of Zika and postponing and/or moving the Games," the letter concludes.... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virusethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
Doctors call for 2016 Olympics to be moved due to Zika virus
The Daily Mercury / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. "WHO must revisit the question of Zika and postponing and/or moving the Games," the letter concludes.... Read more
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KTVB Boise
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
KTVB Boise / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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The News & Observer
Olympics should move or be postponed because of Zika, doctors saya biologist and law professor at the University of Ottawa; and Christopher Gaff
Olympics should move or be postponed because of Zika, doctors say
The News & Observer / Posted 1 months ago
a biologist and law professor at the University of Ottawa; and Christopher Gaffney, a senior research fellow at the University of Zurich who studies the impact of major sporting events on urban populations. Each author has published... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zikaethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee
150 health professionals call for Olympics in Rio to be postponed due to Zika
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
ethics at New York University, co-authored the letter, as did NYU professor Lee Ingel and Christopher Gaffney from the University of Zurich. As of early Friday afternoon, the letter had 150 signatures from doctors, scientists and medical... Read more
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