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Call for applicants - Country representative YPARD Switzerland

Since 2012, the Swiss chapter of Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD) is helping to boost youth's participation in agriculture, food, and environmental issues in Switzerland. YPARD Switzerland is seeking a new Country...
Wandelhalle © Parlamentsdienste 3003 Bern

La CSEC-N demande une suspension de la réorganisation d’Agroscope

La commission parlamentaire de la science, de l'éducation et de la culture a pris connaissance du projet du DEFR d’analyser le portefeuille des tâches et de regrouper les sites d’Agroscope.Soucieuse de préserver la qualité de la...

Huge grant for ecosystems researcher

The ecologist Tom Crowther only recently joined ETH Zurich as assistant professor. Virtually his first achievement was to win a grant offering potential research funding of more than 17 million euros over the next 13 years. SourceETH...
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One Health – interdisciplinary research on plants, animals and humans

Matthias Erb and Andrew Macpherson are the coordinators of the new Interfaculty Research Cooperation (IRC) "One Health" by the University of Bern. In the interview with "uniaktuell" the professor of biotic interactions, and the professor...
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Bestimmungsabende: Einheimische Moose

Tauchen Sie ein in die faszinierende Welt der Moose. Diese kleinen und oft übergangenen Pflänzlein bieten reichhaltig morphologische Eigenheiten, die sich meist erst unter Lupe, Binokular und Mikroskop zeigen. In monatlichem Turnus...
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Altered odour of infected individuals reveals Malaria

ETH researchers have discovered odour profiles typical of people infected with acute or asymptomatic malaria. This is a first promising step towards a low-cost diagnostic test that can be used in the field in developing countries. This...

A membrane receptor kinase targets a plant steroid hormone signaling complex to shape growth

Plants, just like animals, contain growth promoting steroid hormones. The active hormone is sensed at the plasma membrane by a plant-unique receptor kinase. For activation, the plant steroid receptor relies on a shape-complementary helper...
Solidago gigantea ©Martin Schläpfer Uni Geneva

Les espèces introduites, laissées pour compte de la biodiversité

Un chercheur de l’UNIGE démontre que les indicateurs de biodiversité utilisés dans les rapports sur l’état évolutif de la nature sont incomplets. En effet, ceux-ci ne prennent en compte que les espèces indigènes, excluant volontairement les...
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Wissenschaftliche Politikstipendien / Bourses «politique et science» pour 2019

Die Stiftung Wissenschaftliche Politikstipendien schreibt zwei wissenschaftliche Politikstipendien für 2019 (80-100%) aus. Dauer: 12 bis 15 Monate Arbeitsort: Parlamentsdienste, Bundeshaus, Bern Beginn: 1. Januar oder 1. September 2019 ...
ABS simply explained

Access to genetic resources, benefit sharing and the Nagoya Protocol – explanatory video clip

The ABS Initiative has produced a short animated video clip "ABS Simply Explained" to explain Access and Benefit Sharing and the Nagoya Protocol within in 5 minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FdKu_YHTfE SourceABS Capacity...