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Jamila Sam and Jean-Cédric Chappelier have won the Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching 2015, which recognizes the best contribution…
Blue whale

Why do whales use echolocation when bacteria do not? Because body size determines available sensing modes, argue researchers from Centre…
Space robot

Why is the universe expanding at an increasing rate? Scientists will attempt to gain a better understanding of this phenomenon…

More than 500 million people worldwide suffer from obesity. But what part does individual genetic makeup play?
world of waste

If no drastic measures are taken to reduce the trash we generate, population growth will outpace our capacity to treat…
Plague skull

Tracking down Humanity's oldest enemy?

Advanced self-learning computer algorithms to spot cancer faster.
Francois Vuille Epfl

Instead of aligning energy production with consumption, wouldn’t it be possible to make consumption adapt to the intermittency of renewable…

What if your computer could heat your house?