University of Zurich

University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich
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Health - Mar 18
How does the immune system respond to fungi on our skin? Researchers at the University of Zurich have demonstrated that the same immune cells that protect us against skin fungi also encourage the inflammatory symptoms of atopic dermatitis. An antibody therapy could alleviate this chronic inflammatory skin disease.
Linguistics - Mar 14
Linguistics

Diet-induced changes in the human bite resulted in new sounds such as "f" in languages all over the world, a study by an international team led by researchers at the University of Zurich has shown.

Health - Feb 25
Health

Neanderthals are often depicted as having straight spines and poor posture. However, these prehistoric humans were more similar to us than many assume.

Environment - Feb 13
Environment

Does a drier and hotter climate present a threat to the meerkats in the Kalahari Desert? Researchers from UZH and Cambridge show that climate change is likely to impact meerkats, and seasonal rainfall and temperature will be the key factors.

Life Sciences - Feb 11
Life Sciences

Adriano Aguzzi of the University of Zurich has won a NOMIS Distinguished Scientist Award for his outstanding scientific work.

Business - Feb 4

Across developing economies, most workers and agricultural producers are paid are paid on a daily basis. This has a negative impact on their ability to generate savings for large expenses. Researchers from UZH show dairy farmers and agricultural workers prefer to be paid once at the end of the month, rather then daily, because monthly payments schemes are an efficient tool to increase saving.

Psychology - Mar 13

It is no secret that a bad mood can negatively affect how we treat others. But can it also make us more distrustful? Yes, according to a new study, which shows that negative emotions reduce how much we trust others, even if these emotions were triggered by events that have nothing to do with the decision to trust.

Health - Feb 21
Health

Bats don't only carry the deadly Ebola virus, but are also a reservoir for a new type of influenza virus.

Computer Science - Feb 12
Computer Science

The subjects covered in this semester's public lectures include Gottfried Keller, education in old age, migration, and artificial intelligence.

Life Sciences - Feb 6

Our actions are guided by moral values. However, monetary incentives can get in the way of our good intentions. Neuroeconomists at the University of Zurich have now investigated in which area of the brain conflicts between moral and material motives are resolved.

Health - Jan 31
Health

Using the new Imaging Mass Cytometry method, Zurich researchers have investigated the pancreas of healthy organ donors and those with type 1 diabetes.





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