Life Sciences Apr 26
Life Sciences
Giacomo Cavalli's team at the Institute of Human Genetics (University of Montpellier / CNRS), in collaboration with the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), 1 has demonstrated the existence of transgenerational epigenetic inheritance 2 (TEI) among Drosophila fruit flies.
Microtechnics Apr 26
Microtechnics

Nearly 80% of the battery power in smartwatches is used up by the heart-rate monitor. But a new generation of sensors developed by EPFL startup ActLight consumes five times less energy.

Medicine Apr 26
Medicine

Mortality rates for women undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms are nearly twice those for men, a new study has found.

Sport Sciences Apr 26
Sport Sciences

Whether you're pitching in a major league baseball game or tossing crumpled paper into the trash, the act of throwing is incredibly complex and usually subject to a trade-off between speed and accuracy.

Physics Apr 25
Physics

A team of EPFL and CSEM researchers in Neuchâtel has featured in Nature Energy with an astonishing new method for the creation of crystalline solar cells.