Engineering sciences

Electroengineering - May 28
A team of researchers led by ETH professor Martin Fussenegger has succeeded in using an electric current to directly control gene expression for the first time. Their work provides the basis for medical implants that can be switched on and off using electronic devices outside the body. This is how it works.
Agronomy - May 26

What stresses wild bees? Is it certain plant-protection products, the absence of nutrient-rich foods - or a combination of both factors? Together with research partners throughout Europe, Agroscope is investigating these issues.

Mechanical Engineering - May 19
Mechanical Engineering

ETH researchers have set up a test rig to put newly developed ventilator systems through their paces.

Architecture - May 4

What is the relationship between epidiemology and urban planning? Sascha Roesler, assistant professor at the USI Academy of Achitecture (Institute for the History and Theory of Art and Architecture, ISA), explores the subject in a recently published article in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and with a short video, showing how these two concepts have a common history and future.

Architecture - May 20

In a new book, researchers from EPFL examine the history of organic architecture, complete with telling examples of the genre, from its emergence in the early 20th century to the present day.

Transport - May 4

Engineers have demonstrated a practical way to use magnetism to transmit electricity wirelessly to recharge electric cars, robots or even drones.

Electroengineering - Apr 24

Leaky waveguide could help devices find one another on future, high-speed data networks By Kevin Stacey - Special to Rice News When you open a laptop, a router can quickly locate it and connect it to the local Wi-Fi network.

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