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


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


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.