Droplet-Based Microfluidics for High-Throughput Biological Screening
Andrew deMello, Professor, ETH Zurich, speaking at Lab on a Chip World Congress 2013. Date Posted: Saturday, December 14, 2013
A Peachy Defense System for Seeds ETH chemists are developing a new coating method to protect seeds from being eaten by insects. In doing so, they have drawn inspiration from the humble peach and a few of its peers. Tuesday, May 24, 2016Beta Cells from Love Handles Using a synthetic genetic program to instruct stem cells taken from fatty tissue to become cells that are almost identical to natural beta cells, researchers are closer to creating a repair kit for diabetes patients. Tuesday, April 12, 2016Broccoli May Impact Drug Efficacy Scientists discover link between broccoli component and improved drug efficacy. Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Genes for a Longer, Healthier Life Found Out of a 'haystack' of 40,000 genes from three different organisms, scientists at ETH Zurich and a research consortium in Jena have found genes that are involved in physical ageing.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015Increasing Vitamin D Supplementation New study from ETH Zurich finds that elderly women should consume more vitamin D than previously recommended during the winter months. Tuesday, November 03, 2015Bumblebee Genome Mapped A research collaboration spearheaded by ETH Zurich has shed light on the genome of two commercially important species of bumblebees. The findings provide unexpected insights into the ecology and evolution of bumblebees and honeybees. Thursday, April 30, 2015Controlling Genes with Your Thoughts Researchers develop the first gene network to be operated via brainwaves. Tuesday, November 11, 2014New Defence Mechanism Against Viruses Discovered Mechanism may represent one of the oldest defence mechanisms against viruses in evolutionary history. Friday, September 12, 2014Protecting Olive Oil from Counterfeiters Using magnetic DNA particles, ETH Zurich researchers have shown how olive oil can be tagged to prevent counterfeiting. Friday, April 25, 2014New African Cassava Resists Devastating Viruses Plant scientists at ETH Zurich have developed a new African cassava preferred by consumers and farmers that is resistant to the two major virus diseases in Africa. Now they want to test the resistant cassava in Africa. Tuesday, October 02, 2012Swiss researchers develop rice with increased (six-fold!) iron content Scientists at ETH Zurich have developed rice plants that contain six times more iron in polished rice kernels. Thursday, August 20, 2009