Sci & Tech

Inspiring Piccard receives highest French order of merit

Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard has been awarded the Order of the Legion of Honour in France for his achievements in promoting a clean environment.

Spring parade Zurich’s traditional festival a stress test for horses

Could being made to ride through crowds and around a bonfire during Zurich's spring festival, Sechseläuten, constitute animal cruelty?

Nouvo Underground antennae

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Telecommunications provider, Swisscom, is planning to install new antennae underground in cities around Switzerland. They should help improve ...

First Responder Life-saving Swiss app enlists volunteers

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Every second counts when someone has a heart attack. A new Swiss app, First Responder, aims to save lives by locating the nearest ...

Fish families Evolution on a Swiss scale

Research on one of Switzerland’s most popular fish provides new insights into the consequences of dwindling biodiversity.