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University of Zurich Waves do not spread in a disordered medium if there is less than one wavelength between two defects. Physicists from the universities of Zurich and Constance have now proved Nobel Prize winner Philip W. Anderson´s theory directly for the first time using the diffusion of light in a cloudy medium. Light cannot spread in a straight line in a cloudy medium like milk because the many droplets of fat divert the light as defects. If the disorder — the...
Alzheimer's disease is one of the most common causes of dementia.
Previously, there had been a lack of reliable data in Germany on the long-term psychological consequences of political imprisonment in the GDR.
On average, children in Switzerland are 9 years old when they use the internet for the first time.
"If dark matter is a fundamental particle, billions of these particles will have passed through your body by the time your finish reading this article. - George Lake"
The volume of a small brain region influences one's predisposition for altruistic behavior.
It is not primary tumors that are responsible for the majority of cancer deaths, but rather their metastases.
Black skin cancer, also known as melanoma, is particularly aggressive and becoming increasingly common in Switzerland.
Chronic inflammatory conditions are extremely common diseases in humans and in the entire animal kingdom.
Not lying is regarded as a learned and well-known rule of honesty among 14 and 15-year-olds at Zurich's high schools.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.