Ernst Reichmann and Daniela Marino developed a replacement skin in the laboratory which gives hope to millions of people suffering from burns or other severe skin defects. The novel personalised, smooth and soft replacement skin could enhance their quality of
Giacomo Indiveri, Professor at the Institute of Neuroinformatics at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, together with his team, attempts at understanding the neuronal structures inside the brain in order to build more efficient and spontaneously responsive computers by
Adrienne Grêt-Regamey, Professor of Planning Landscape and Urban Systems at ETH Zurich, analyses how landscapes change and with them the ecosystem services existentially important for all of us. For her research she depends on projects outside the borders of Switzerland.
Intelligent devices shall make agriculture more efficient and sustainable. The EU project «Flourish», coordinated by ETH Zurich, developed a work team consisting of a drone and an agricultural robot to control weed in a sugar beet field.
Higher taxation of top salaries that hardly create any social values and of robots that destroy jobs? Florian Scheuer, Professor of Economics of Institutions at the University of Zurich, assesses novel tax systems in an ERC project to control the
Ulrike Lohmann analyses the formation and development of clouds as well as the interaction between them and climate. Together with her project manager, Monika Burkert, she just finished an EU project involving 21 partners.
Everything is interrelated on multiple levels – Andreas Plückthun designs synthetic proteins as therapeutics, for example against cancer. The current European project now supports his important high-risk basic research.
Flux measurements help to develop realistic climate models – Why the type of agriculture has a major influence on the environment and why Nina Buchmann’s research deals with two sides of the same coin.