PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute

PSI, Paul Scherrer Institute

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Microtechnics Feb 9
Microtechnics
The Laboratory for Energy Systems Analysis at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is investigating how Switzerland's electricity supply might look, up to the year 2050, under a variety of boundary conditions.
Physics Feb 1
Physics

South America's mining industry supplies half the world with copper. The world's largest mines are located in the Andes.

Physics Jan 23
Physics

Within Switzerland's bio-waste a huge amount of precious energy is hidden. That's because valuable methane, the main constituent of natural gas, can be obtained from it.

Chemistry Jan 5
Chemistry

Eighty percent of all products of the chemical industry are manufactured with catalytic processes. Catalysis is also indispensable in energy conversion and treatment of exhaust gases.

Environment Dec 14
Environment

Atmospheric scientist Julia Schmale is starting out, together with more than fifty other researchers, on a three-month research cruise around the Antarctic.

Business Jan 31
Business

Martin Ostermaier wanted to break out of the comfort zone of science. Now, instead of pipettes, the biochemist is dealing with investors and patent law.

Medicine Jan 19
Medicine

For more than 30 years, cancer patients have been coming to the small locality of Villigen on the Aare River.

Physics Dec 16
Physics

A new material retains its special magnetic properties even at room temperature - A new material could become the basis for future data storage devices, since it may enable significant reductions in energy demands in comparison to present-day hard drives.

Chemistry Dec 12
Chemistry

In several laboratories at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, researchers work with radioactive substances that eventually should aid in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer or metabolic diseases - bu