An team of physicists has succeeded in mapping the condensation of individual atoms, or rather their transition from a gaseous state to another state, using a new method.
On the occasion of Prof. Reichert's retirement, the neuroscience network “Neurex” will hold a scientific symposium in recognition of his achievements.
Archaeologists discovered eggs of intestinal parasites in samples from a former Celtic settlement in Basel, and concluded that its population lived in poor sanitary conditions.
So-called muscle spindles and associated sensory circuits back to the spinal cord promote the establishment of novel neuronal connections after injury.
A panel of judges awarded prize money to two student project ideas aiming to reduce the volume of waste produced at the University of Basel and increase the level of recycling.
Malaria parasites invade human red blood cells, they then disrupt them and infect others. Researchers at the University of Basel have now developed so-called nanomimics of host cell membranes that trick the parasites.
Professor Aya Kachi is to become the new assistant professor for Political Economics of Energy Policy at the University of Basel.
On Friday (28 November 2014) the University of Basel commemorated its Dies Academicus with the traditional ceremony - for the 554th time in its history. During the ceremony Peter Maurer, ICRC president and former head of the Swiss mission to the UN, received an Honorary Doctorate. Further six Honorary Doctorates were awarded to Bosnian author and literary scholar Dževad Karahasan, Actelion co-founder Walter Fischli, congress organizer Beat Löffler as well as to three U.S. scholars: psychologist Terrie E. Moffitt, theologian Thomas Troeger and economist Laurence Korlikoff.