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SUSTAINABLE CULTIVATION Scientists discover climate neutral palm oil method

Swiss researchers have found a method of cultivating palm oil that has no negative impact on the climate or biodiversity. They recommend creating ...

This content was published on November 21, 2019 3:46 PM

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Health data  Switzerland, land of big pharma, tries to reel in AI startups

Artificial intelligence could do wonders for hospitals: sharper diagnosis, fewer admin chores and more time spent with patients. 

Crime Most multiple murders are in the family, says study

Most mass murders in Switzerland are carried out within families, for the most party by married Swiss men without criminal records, a study has found.

This content was published on November 15, 2019 4:20 PM

Controversial weapons Poll: most Swiss support ban on killer robots

Seven out of ten Swiss people believe their country should support a ban on so-called killer robots, a new poll has revealed. 

This content was published on November 13, 2019 3:55 PM

Swiss researchers lay foundations for smart microrobots

Researchers in Switzerland have developed a bird-shaped micromachine that can perform various tasks and could be used for medical operations. The ...

This content was published on November 9, 2019 11:15 AM

Rescuing the Reefs  Red Sea coral spotlights Swiss ‘Science Diplomacy’

Switzerland is working to bring countries around the Red Sea together to study heat-resistant corals found in its waters.

Outstanding research  Migration policy expert wins Latsis prize

Dominik Hangartner of ETH Zurich has been awarded the 2019 Latsis Prize for recognition of his work on migration policies and how to improve them.  

This content was published on November 6, 2019 12:00 PM

Seismic activity Seven small earthquakes shake southwest Switzerland

Switzerland was hit by seven small earthquakes early on Tuesday morning in the high mountain region between cantons Bern and Valais.

This content was published on November 5, 2019 11:17 AM