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Microplastics have been found in some high Alpine regions. Researchers are trying to find out how big the problem is.
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Researchers have developed an aroma kit that can help professionals train their sensory skills.
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SWI swissinfo.ch was allowed to look over the shoulders of the ZHAW team during the production process.
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It’s ten years since over a hundred ancient stilt villages sites in the Alps received UNESCO World Heritage status. These sites have been found in...
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Cargo sous terrain, or underground cargo, is a futuristic Swiss freight project aimed at relieving pressure off existing roads.
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Swiss researchers have been mapping sewage using a painstaking process to provide detailed assessments of Covid's progression.
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Are electric vehicles really more eco-friendly than other types of cars? Swiss TV used a new climate calculator to find the answers.
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Meltwater from glaciers can pose a serious threat to villages in the valleys. Can it be controlled?
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Switzerland's ClearSpace startup has won a major European Space Agency contract to clean up space junk with a robot. The increasing amounts of...
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In the future it is hoped drones can increasingly be deployed in emergency situations.
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The Swiss-led CHEOPS space telescope observes bright stars known to host planets.
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The inauguration of the Ceneri base tunnel in southern Switzerland marks the symbolic completion of the Alptransit project.
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Researchers at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) are developing an app that uses artificial intelligence to listen to your...
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In order to better understand our star, a probe was launched to approach it to within 42 million kilometres. Solar Orbiter, a collaboration between...
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On this day in 1945, the Swiss shared the Allies' joy when Germany surrendered. In Davos, it heralded the end of Nazi domination in the town.
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We delve into the official temperature figures to show how this winter became the warmest on record in Switzerland.
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Swiss research teams are making headway in efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine.
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A group of students from different countries spent a gruelling weekend on a frozen lake, preparing for a space mission.
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Researchers in Ticino are currently building the first prototype of a long-duration energy storage plant which should help store solar and wind power.
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Australian sound researcher Philip Samartzis explains what he found when he went to the Jungfraujoch region of the Swiss Alps to gather recordings...
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