When tumours metastasise, they can block lymphatic vessels, leaving the lymphatic fluid to find a new way through. This discovery by researchers from ETH Zurich could help avoid metastasis misdiagnoses in future.13.05.13
ETH Zurich is setting up a new Institute for Theoretical Studies which will offer sabbatical placements to top academics from all over the world. This has been made possible thanks to two outstandingly generous donations.15.05.13
Mathematics professor Giovanni Felder has been appointed director of the new Institute of Theoretical Studies. ETH Life spoke to him about the newly createdthink-tank, his time at Princeton and his great respect for this new role.15.05.13
Researchers from ETH Zurich have mapped the measurement coordinates of all tuberculosis proteins. Thanks to this “atlas”, scientists are now able to easily find and accurately measure every protein of the tuberculosis pathogen, Mycobacterium tuberculosis.15.05.13
Two students have recently opened a culture café in Zurich’s university district. As well as selling tasty treats from the local area, “Kleine Freiheit” (“A little bit of freedom”) offers one thing in particular: a chance to escape from the stresses of everyday life.
Physicists at ETH Zurich have demonstrated one of the quintessential effects of quantum optics with microwaves. The experiment takes quantum optics into a new frequency regime and could eventually lead to new technological applications.
ETH Zurich is to receive ten million Swiss francs from the Werner Siemens Foundation to establish a chair in deep geothermal energy. This will enable ETH Zurich to fulfil its aim of launching an initiative in this promising energy technology without delay.
The Werner Siemens Foundation has donated CHF 10 million to ETH Zurich’s deep geothermal energy initiative. In an interview with ETH Life, Professor Domenico Giardini talks about the opportunities, risks and possibilities that revolve around the production of this form of energy in Switzerland.