Latest University of Zurich Stories
It has not discovered the Higgs Boson -- not yet, anyway -- but the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator has revealed a never-before-discovered particle comprised of three quarks.
For 300 million years, they were the ultimate survivors.
Ever since the false prognoses of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Himalayan glaciers have been a focus of public and scientific debate.
The color and scent of flowers and their perception by pollinator insects are believed to have evolved in the course of mutual adaptation.
Conflicts are inevitable wherever there is cohabitation. This is no different with our closest relatives, the chimpanzees. Sound conflict management is crucial for group cohesion.
Most plants live in symbiosis with soil fungi and are supplied with water and nutrients as a result.
Thawing permafrost will have far-reaching ramifications for populated areas, infrastructure and ecosystems. A geographer from the University of Zurich reveals where it is important to confront the issue based on new permafrost maps -- the most precise global maps around.
How would you rate your health?
More than half of all cases of dementia in the elderly can be attributed to Alzheimer's disease.
Oxidative stress is the cause of many serious diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer's, arteriosclerosis and diabetes.
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