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Pandemic effect Covid-19 strains Swiss love affair with cash

Covid-19 has shown the Swiss can live without cash, but will consumers continue to shun franc notes when the pandemic has passed?

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Alternative foods & growing methods How food is being reimagined in Switzerland

We are taking great care in deciding what we eat, ensuring more often that foods tick the right health, ethical and environmental boxes.

Science Saturday Second Swiss pandemic wave ‘could be more deadly’

Researchers have used a mathematical model to calculate a possible second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Switzerland.

This content was published on May 30, 2020 2:03 PM

Space   Scientists confirm an ‘Earth’ around nearest star 

Geneva researchers help confirm the existence of an Earth-sized planet around Proxima Centauri, using the Swiss-built ESPRESSO spectrograph. 

This content was published on May 28, 2020 3:57 PM

Swiss stats Coronavirus: the latest numbers

Here is an overview of the most important Swiss-related coronavirus data and graphs, which are updated automatically. 

Post-Second World War When Switzerland began distancing from Europe

Historian Jakob Tanner revisits this post-war period and its consequences for Swiss-Europe relations.

Regulation Ethical artificial intelligence: Could Switzerland take the lead?

The debate on contact-tracing highlights the urgency of tackling unregulated technologies like artificial intelligence (AI).

Technology Switzerland mulls controversial Covid-19 health passports

Swiss technology firms and medical researchers are developing digital health passports that could be used to certify who is immune to Covid-19.

Easing the lockdown Why the Swiss are reluctant to wear face masks

As Switzerland eases up on the lockdown, more people are out and about but few are wearing masks. Why is that?