Newsletter October 2021
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14.10.21
 
 
 
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Thriller about the cohesion contribution
The National Council and the Council of States approved the cohesion contribution in the autumn session. The road to this point was rocky and full of twists and turns. A report.

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Broadly neutralizing monoclonal antibodies, binding antibodies that target multiple conserved sites on the spike (S) protein. (©iStockphoto)
Scientists discover a highly potent antibody against SARS-CoV-2
Scientists at Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and EPFL have discovered a highly potent monoclonal antibody that targets the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and is effective at neutralizing all variants of concern identified to date, including the delta variant. Their findings are published in the prestigious journal Cell Reports.

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The authors at Luterbach-Attisholz (SO), a Swiss site presented in their book. © A. Herzog/EPFL
Transforming urban brownfields into sustainable neighborhoods
Urban brownfields represent a major challenge to sustainable transition that remains difficult to overcome. A new reference work, based on over ten years of research carried out at EPFL, aims to outline the processes involved in transforming urban brownfields into sustainable neighborhoods.

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The species-rich amphipod genus Niphargus is only found underground, where it has survived all the ice ages. (Photos: Denis Copilaş-Ciocianu, Teo Delić)
The underground as a haven for biodiversity
Europe has relatively low biodiversity compared to most other continents because many species became extinct during the ice ages. In subterranean ecosystems, however, which were shielded from climatic turbulences, a great diversity of ancient species were able to survive. This is the conclusion of a study on the amphipod genus Niphargus.

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The ETH Zurich and the University of Geneva establish in the internationally renowned city of Geneva the Lab for Science in Diplomacy (SiDlab). (Photograph: UNIGE/Marco Cattaneo)
A new Lab for Science in Diplomacy in Geneva
ETH Zurich and UNIGE establish an interdisciplinary unit dedicated to science in diplomacy in the heart of international Geneva. This joint lab will bring scientific insights and methods into diplomatic, international conflict resolution and help address the global challenges our societies are facing.

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