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satellite laser communication

Bursting the Clouds for Better Communication

We live in an age of long-range information, transmitted either by underground optical fibre or by radio frequency from satellites. But the throughput today...
Grape Protects Against Cancer

A Component of the Grape Protects Against Cancer

Lung cancer is the deadliest in the world, and 80% of the deaths attributable to it are related to smoking. In addition to tobacco control,...
Metal Detector

A Molecular Switch Metal Detector

An international team, led by researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), has designed a family of molecules able to bind to the metal...
autistic disorders

Synapses Causing Autistic Disorders

Autism spectrum disorders are a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental disorders, one of the main features of which is the alteration of social communication. But what...
Brain trauma

Brain Trauma Detected by a Drop of Blood

Every year in Europe, three million people are admitted to hospital because of a suspicion of mild traumatic brain injury. However, 90% of these patients...
Ytterbium

Ytterbium, the Quantum Memory of Tomorrow

Quantum communication and cryptography is the future of highly secure communication. But there are still many challenges ahead of a global quantum network, including the...
blindness

Discovery of a Gene Causing Blindness

Our genome is made up of 20,000 genes, all of which can cause disease. At present, 4141 genes have already been identified as responsible for...
Osteoarthritis

Nano and Micro Unite to Cure Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects 80% of the population over 75 years of age and there is currently no treatment to cure it. Only relief of inflammation and...
batteries

New Batteries with Better Performance and Improved Safety

Phones, laptops, electric cars – batteries are everywhere. And to meet the expectations of today’s consumers, these batteries are increasingly light, more powerful and...
terahertz waves

Towards Mastering Terahertz Waves?

Graphene is a single atomic layer of carbon atoms that form a honeycomb network. It is found for example in graphite, the main constituent...