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04.12.2016 | Research

Insects and algae in place of beef and chicken

Conventional livestock farming alone cannot meet the world population’s growing demand for protein. Alexander Mathys, Professor of Sustainable Food Processing, is seeking out the most sustainable alternatives. Read more 

03.12.2016 | Innovation

From start-up to global market leader

Sensirion and GetYourGuide: two ETH spin-offs in entirely different market sectors, but both highly successful. Their common denominators? Fruitful business ideas, entrepreneurs with the courage to venture into new territory – and the support of the right employees. Read more 

18.09.2016 | Research

The microdoctors in our bodies

ETH researchers are developing tiny, sophisticated technological and biological machines enabling non-invasive, selective therapies. Their creations include genetically modified cells that can be activated via brain waves, and swarms of microrobots that facilitate highly precise application of drugs.  Read more 

17.09.2016 | Research

Brain to robot: "move, please"

Using the power of thought to control a robot that helps to move a paralysed hand: a project from the ETH Rehabilitation Engineering Laboratory could fundamentally change the therapy and daily lives of stroke patients. Read more 

07.09.2016 | Education | 2 Comments

Studying medicine at ETH

Beginning in autumn 2017, ETH Zurich will be offering 100 places on its Bachelor’s degree course in medicine, an innovative course that combines medicine with natural sciences. Read more 

18.06.2016 | Education

Top-speed knowledge transfer

In an age of lifelong learning, returning to the classroom over and over is the norm. ETH is no exception, which is why continuing education will be accorded more importance here in future. Read more 

14.06.2016 | Research

Better and cheaper materials

High-performance batteries, luminous semiconductors, sensitive detectors: chemist Maksym Kovalenko is working to develop materials that
are both more powerful and more economical than those we use today.  Read more 

11.06.2016 | Research | 1 Comment

When machines learn

Big data, artificial intelligence, industry 4.0
– the new opportunities information technologies offer will change the world. Take a glimpse inside the world of researchers who teach machines how to think. Read more 

16.04.2016 | Research | 1 Comment

Keeping on researching in Singapore

Since 2010, ETH Zurich has forged strong links in Singapore. The Future Cities Laboratory at the Singapore-ETH Centre started recently on its second phase. Reason enough for the "Globe" magazine to take a look at the Swiss research in the city state.   Read more 

06.03.2016 | Research

A team effort

More and more fish in Swiss rivers are contracting proliferative kidney diseases. Researchers at ETH Zurich and Eawag are partnering to see how they can stem the tide. Read more 

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