Switzerland

Switzerland

The Shady Business Of Experimental Stem Cell Treatments

GENEVA — At the Geneva University Hospitals, pneumologist Jean-Paul Janssens receives patients suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). This rare disease is caused by the degeneration ...

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Color That Pigeon! Parakeets Invade European Cities

Wild parakeet populations are expanding in many European cities, where they enjoy the relative wa...

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Solar And Hydrogen Fuel State-Of-The-Art Electric Ship

LAUSANNE — A Swiss-based charity, Race For Water Foundation, wants to turn the PlanetSolar catamaran into a floating display of emerging hydrogen technologies. "That's unprecedented on a boat," ...

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Eureka! The Secret Sauce Behind Creativity

Being creative is often just a matter of connecting the dots — though they better be the ri...

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Beards, Windows, Chinese Migrants: A History Of Bizarre Taxes

Hipsters beware: beards have been on the list of unusual taxes.

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"Tiny Chalet" Wonder, For An Ecological Swiss Ski Vacation

The Thyon tourism office rents innovative "tiny houses" to ski vacationers: 56 square feet, fun a...

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Play-Doh To Plato, A Case For Teaching Philosophy To Young Kids

Introducing deep thoughts to early child education can pay off later.

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Brains Before Beauty? Sapiosexuals Search For IQ Heat

GENEVA — Sapiosexual. The word only recently emerged from Internet limbo to warrant real-world study. It defines a sexual orientation. Namely, that of a person who will be sexually attracted to ...