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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What previous bird flu outbreaks teach us

There are many different bird flu viruses. Besides the subtype H5N1, which has been spreading in the European wild bird population for several years and poses a threat to local poultry farms, there is also, for instance, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Detecting stress in the office from how people type and click

In Switzerland, one in three employees suffers from workplace stress. Those affected often don't realize that their physical and mental resources are dwindling until it's too late. This makes it all the more important to ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Detecting exhaustion during physical exertion with smart sportswear

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed an electronic yarn capable of precisely measuring how a person's body moves. Integrated directly into sportswear or work clothing, the textile sensor predicts the wearer's exhaustion ...

Oncology & Cancer

How tumors transform blood vessels

Increasingly dense cell clusters in growing tumors convert blood vessels into fiber-filled channels. This makes immune cells less effective, as findings by researchers from ETH Zurich and the University of Strasbourg suggest. ...

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