The University of Basel has entered into a partnership with FutureLearn, a British platform for massive open online courses (MOOCs). It aims to make the university's first MOOC available on FutureLearn by the end of 2015.
Researchers at the Universities of Basel and Valencia have reported important advances in the development of next generation lighting technologies.
Physicists at the University of Basel have shown for the first time that electrons in graphene can be moved along a predefined path. This movement occurs entirely without loss and could provide a basis for numerous applications in the field of electronics.
Despite ever increasing regulation in drug approval and the rising costs of research, drug research and development (R&D) remains unexpectedly efficient.
One micrometer long and less than thirty nanometers wide – that’s the size of a bacterial “speargun”. This so-called type VI secretion system is an almost unbeatable weapon in fighting against competitors or invading host cells. Researchers at the University of Basel shed light on the structure of this secretion apparatus at atomic level.
Researchers at the University of Basel have discovered a new singing cicada species in Italy and southern Switzerland: The insect with a wingspan of four centimeters and a high pitch song has been named “Italian Mountain Cicada” (Cicadetta sibillae).
Boko Haram extremists have brought a wave of violence to northern Nigeria and Cameroon. The historian Dr. Adama Ousmanou explains the causes of the bloody conflict.
Just in time for the spring semester, the University of Basel has updated and redesigned its website and created new guidelines for its image and appearance.
The Rectorate of the University of Basel has appointed Prof. Dr. Eva Ehninger the new Laurenz Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art.