ETH Zürich

Type: Company
Name: ETH Zürich
Nationality: Switzerland
Web Address: http://www.ethz.ch/
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Highlights of 2013

What does an ant have to do with the new annual report of ETH Zurich? In 2013, physicists at the Quantum Device Lab succeeded in teleporting information in a solid state system for the first time. The ant depicted on the title page of the new annual report ... [Published ETH Life - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

How the body fights against viruses

( University of Vienna ) Scientists of the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Scientists of the Max F. Perutz Laboratories of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna, together with ... [Published Infrosoft - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

How A Supervolcano Would Disrupt International Flight

In April of 2010, an Icelandic volcano erupted largely without warning. It left travelers throughout Europe stranded as tons of volcanic dust and ash spewed into the atmosphere and grounded planes. By the time the airports reopened five days later, 60% ... [Published Fast Company - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

After Samsung, LG reveals GRAPHENE research findings, says breathable waterproof filters and fabrics a possibility

This week Samsung came up with its finding in the GRAPHENE research- it found a breakthrough synthesis method to speed the commercialization of Graphene. This could in a way revolutionize making of smart devices that are thinner and bendable/rollable. ... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Switzerland – Substantial growth in March lifts temporary staffing industry

Daily News View All News17 April 2014The recovery of the Swiss staffing market was confirmed in March when the volume of temporary work rose by +15.6%, compared with the same month last year, according to the latest figures from Swiss Staffing, the Swiss ... [Published Staffing Industry Analysts - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Prof. Dr. Thomas Schulthess

Thomas Schulthess is the director of the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) at Manno. He studied physics and earned his Ph.D. degree at ETH Zurich. As CSCS director, he will also be professor of computational physics at ETH. He worked for twelve ... [Published Scientific Computing - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Marie-Christine Sawley

holds a degree in Physics and a PhD in Plasma Physics from EPFL (1985). After a postdoc at the University of Sydney, she joined the EPFL in 1988 to lead the support group for HPC applications. She lead a number of HPC initiatives for introducing new technology ... [Published Scientific Computing - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers find a way to attack ATM robbers

The robberies related to ATM are very common now. But, now researchers ahve found a way to a way to fight back with the robbers.ETH researchers have developed a special film that triggers an intense reaction when destroyed. The researchers use plastic ... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Sperm can pass trauma symptoms through generations, study finds

Researchers have put ample effort into identifying genes that help explain why cancer or heart disease run in some families. But scientists still don’t know if some genes can explain why the children and grandchildren of people who’ve survived traumatic ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Finding practical solutions

The negotiations with the EU concerning Switzerland’s participation as an associated state in the Horizon 2020 framework programme for research and in the Erasmus+ education programme have currently been suspended. This was confirmed over the past two ... [Published ETH Life - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 5 reports

Goats “smarter” than previously thought say scientists

Photograph courtesy of WikimediaGoats are smarter animals than they first appear, according to a new study by scientists from Queen Mary, University of London and ETH Zurich.The researchers trained goats to retrieve food by pulling a lever and lifting ... [Published Descrier - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers exploit plasmonic nanoparticles to kill tumour cells

If you put your hand over a switched-on torch in the dark, it appears to glow red. This is because long-wavelength red light beams penetrate human tissue more effectively than short-wavelength blue light. ETH Zurich researchers exploit this fact in a ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Mar 25 2014]

Quotes

"I expected that on Twitter men would mention women in their conversations as often as women mentioned men" said David Garcia, researcher at the Chair of Systems Design at ETH Zurich
...This technology could be used to prevent vandalism or protect valuable goods. "This could be used anywhere you find things that shouldn't be touched" said Stark. In agriculture and forestry, for example, it could be used to keep animals from gnawing on trees (see also Nanoparticles )
...However, even movies featuring many women, such as "Midnight in Paris", just pass the test by the skin of their teeth: "only because of a five-second dialogue between two women about a chair" , says David Garcia, researcher at the Chair of Systems Design at ETH Zurich...
...transport modules cannot bind their partner that mediates transport across the nuclear envelope because the RNA makes this sterically impossible. "This type of mechanism has never been reported before. You can picture it similarly to driving into a car park. To open the gates you need to get a ticket by pressing a button on the ticket machine. This works fine, unless you transport something really bulky on the roof. In that case the transported goods prevent you from driving close enough to operate the ticket machine" , exemplifies Michael Jantsch...

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HDAC1 and HDAC2 Control the Specification of Ne... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - 6 hours ago]
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2014 Beilby Medal and Prize awarded to Prof Jav... [Published Society of Chemical Industry - 19 hours ago]
How the trauma of life is passed down in SPERM,... [Published Mail Online UK - 19 hours ago]
Chemistry in close-up [Published RSC - 19 hours ago]
Male-biased tweeting [Published EurekAlert! - 21 hours ago]
How the body fights against viruses [Published Bio-Medicine - Apr 23 2014]
How the Body Fights Against Viruses [Published ScienceNewsline - Apr 22 2014]
Highlights of 2013 [Published ETH Life - Apr 22 2014]
Remembering John Houbolt: the Man Who Gave Us L... [Published Universe Today - Apr 22 2014]
How the body fights against viruses [Published Infrosoft - Apr 22 2014]
How the body fights against viruses [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 22 2014]
Sixteen World Renowned Scientists to Present at... [Published AZoM - Apr 22 2014]
John Houbolt, NASA Engineer Who Fought for Moon... [Published Space.com - Apr 21 2014]
How A Supervolcano Would Disrupt International ... [Published Fast Company - Apr 21 2014]
Delivering healthcare to the rural population i... [Published Yourstory.in - Apr 19 2014]
Thinnest ever porous membrane 100,000 times thi... [Published TruthDive - Apr 19 2014]
Scientists produce thinnest feasible membrane [Published Business Standard India - Apr 19 2014]
LIX Pen: The world’s smallest 3D Pen that lets ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 19 2014]
Video Friday: youBots and Drones, Dash in a Box... [Published Spectrum Online - Apr 18 2014]
Video Friday: youBots and Drones, Dash in a Box... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Apr 18 2014]
‘Graphene separation membrane’ discovery made b... [Published Maekyung - Apr 18 2014]
After Samsung, LG reveals GRAPHENE research fin... [Published Daily Bhaskar - Apr 18 2014]
LG ELECTRONICS : -swiss researchers announce gr... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 18 2014]
Quantic Dream Doubles Its Investment in Vicon t... [Published Creative Cow - Apr 17 2014]
Thinnest feasible nano-membrane produced [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 17 2014]
Switzerland – Substantial growth in March lifts... [Published Staffing Industry Analysts - Apr 17 2014]
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LIX Pen: The world’s smallest 3D Pen that lets ... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 19 2014]
3Doodler was the first 3D printing pen, which attracted international attention. The project raised over $2.3 million on Kickstarter from backers. But its bulky shape made it difficult for users to use it continuously. There have been a flurry of ...
Video Friday: youBots and Drones, Dash in a Box... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Apr 18 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> We know. We skipped Video Friday last week. We're sorry. But cool stuff happened that we wanted to bring you right away . We're going to make up for it this week, though, with an extra helping of robot ...
Hereditary Trauma [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 13 2014]
The phenomenon has long been known in psychology: traumatic experiences can induce behavioural disorders that are passed down from one generation to the next. It is only recently that scientists have begun to understand the physiological processes underlying ...
Re: [tt] [GRG] D-Glucosamine extends life span ... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 11 2014]
Hail regene1,That's a nice little paper.The full text is at http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms4563 I like how they got good results with a freelyavailable intervention in long lived mice, andreplicated the results of other studies[1,2,3].The only things ...
Mt Gox's 'transaction malleability' claim rubbi... [Published The Register - Security - Apr 09 2014]
The dog ate my Bitcoin By now, we all know the Magic the Gathering Online Exchange says it came undone because of a gap in the Bitcoin protocol called “transaction malleability”. Now, two ETH Zurich researchers have rubbished that claim.… ...
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BioVersys and SARomics Biostructures join effor... [Published SARomics Biostructures AB - Feb 05 2014]
Scientists "Burst" Supercomputing Record with B... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 18 2013]
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