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Crunching the numbers Why Switzerland struggles to keep track of coronavirus cases

​​​​​​​ As our readers may have noticed, when it comes to tracking cases of Covid-19 in Switzerland, the numbers do not always add up.

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Covid-19 Bern scientists claim coronavirus breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Bern have perfected a technique to produce synthetic clones of the new coronavirus strain much faster.

This content was published on March 3, 2020 11:46 AM

Covid-19 Swiss foundation launches ‘emergency call’ for coronavirus research

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) announced on Wednesday that it is allocating several million Swiss francs to research on coronaviruses.

This content was published on February 27, 2020 11:06 AM

Survey says... Swiss embrace smart TVs and vacuums

Nearly three out of four people in Switzerland own networked “smart products” other than smartphones.

This content was published on February 19, 2020 2:48 PM

casualty Coronavirus forces postponing of Geneva inventions show

The Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions, which was due to take place at the end of March, has been postponed by six months due to the ...

This content was published on February 17, 2020 5:05 PM

Space@yourservice Budding astronauts take a late-night ice plunge

Several aspiring astronauts have been taking late-night dives under the ice as part of a training camp to reproduce the conditions of a space mission.

This content was published on February 15, 2020 5:41 PM

International day Women still struggle to make inroads into science

The International Day of Women and Girls in Science has been highlighting how hard it is to forge a successful career, also in Switzerland.

Science Saturday Research finds financial benefits of biodiversity

Farmers could increase their revenues by increasing biodiversity on their land according to interdisciplinary research in Switzerland and Germany.

This content was published on February 8, 2020 11:36 AM

cheops Swiss exoplanet telescope: first, good pictures

A space telescope developed by Swiss researchers to observe distant planets has successfully delivered its first pictures.

This content was published on February 7, 2020 3:22 PM