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Young Swiss apprentices work with many materials. But most precious are their knowledge and skills, as seen at the WorldSkills 2022 competition.
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Marco Sieber has been chosen as a “career astronaut” by the European Space Agency (ESA) – he is thus set to become only the second Swiss spaceman...
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Can Switzerland succeed in its ambitions to become a leading global hub for cryptocurrency and blockchain industries?
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Why is polar research a priority? Two leading scientists tell us about their experiences in extreme climates.
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The bad news: global warming means the glaciers in canton Ticino will have pretty much vanished in about ten years. Is there any good news?
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Switzerland’s melting glaciers have revealed more unexpected, macabre secrets this summer: human remains and plane wreckage trapped in the ice.
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How did life emerge? Does it exist beyond Earth? Researcher Cara Magnabosco is seeking answers – not on other planets, but deep underground.
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The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is back. Scientists are resuming their search for clues to the origins of the universe.
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Swiss astrophysicist Adrian Glauser guides us through the technology in the most powerful space telescope ever deployed – the James Webb.
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Dirk Koy talks about the pros and cons of trading digital art using non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
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The "Swiss Revolution" brought democracy to Switzerland. It was an uprising against the aristocracy – and the beginning of a long journey.
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Hacker Tillie Kottmann exposes security holes in computer systems and has been charged in the US for making them public.
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Swiss-born Daniel Hänni has spent most of his adult life working with chimpanzees. Hänni runs the Jane Goodall Institute Switzerland (JGI...
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Researchers at the Idiap Research Institute in canton Valais explain what AI is and how algorithms work.
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A Swiss project presented at Expo 2020 aims to introduce girls to science and technical disciplines using interactive robots.
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Three paralysed patients could walk, cycle and swim using a nerve-stimulation device controlled by a touchscreen tablet.
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Millions of people watch others play games on live streaming portals. Meet Stefanie "Stefy" Holenweg, one of the best-known Swiss Twitch users.
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On February 13, the Swiss will vote for the fourth time on whether to ban animal testing.
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Nikki Böhler is a young internet campaigner seeking to shape the digital transformation of society.
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The James Webb Space Telescope, the biggest, most powerful space telescope in history, is set to launch into space on Christmas Eve.
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