Where supercomputers calculate the future
Of weather forecasts, climate models, why supercomputers are stretched to their limits and the consequences of these limitations: A meeting with Thomas Schulthess, Director of the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS)
NESTORE, your personal coach in old age
In an EU project, lifespan psychologist Christina Röcke develops a digital coach that motivates users to strengthen their physical, emotional and cognitive abilities by individually coaching them.
Satellite analysis «on demand»
Earth scientist Andrea Manconi and an international team develop algorithms within the scope of the EU's BETTER Project that analyse satellite data for the early detection of natural hazards such as landslides.
Decision in Athens
How an international research team lead by ETH Professor Dimos Poulikakos develops novel technologies related to water utilisation and harvesting by means of EU funds and how the EU controls the researchers’ work. A reportage.
A cell and a football club have a lot in common
Rudolf Aebersold, Professor of Molecular Systems Biology at ETH Zurich, is among the international pioneers of modern molecular biology. With his novel measurement methods of proteins, he has contributed decisively to a new perspective on the life processes within cells
«We are downright dependent on EU projects»
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.
«The drone expands the farmer’s view on his field»
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.
«The database on ice nucleating particles is at the heart of our joint research»
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.
Repair of the damaged spinal cord
How a clinical trial with a novel antibody brings new hope to people with a spinal cord injury and why Armin Curt has been dedicated to this extraordinary project for years. – An interview with Armin Curt, Professor of
Masters of protocols
How young researchers of ETH Zurich make the Internet work better for everyone. A journey with Mirja Kühlewind and Brian Trammell.