Tag Archives: University of Geneva

European consortium AVENUE prepares the technical, economic and legislative integration of autonomous vehicles in European cities

GENEVA, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Autonomous vehicles promise to be the next revolution in public transport. They should find their first users in suburban areas, which are less well served by traditional transportation networks. But for these new services to develop, … Read the full press release

UNIGE and HUG study on 1950s antibiotic treatments against urinary tract infections: Only one is as effective as the newer drugs

Two old drugs for combatting urinary tract infections are being prescribed once more in an attempt to protect newer antibiotics from bacterial resistance, and thus preserve their effectiveness. Only one of these drugs from yesteryear appears to be as effective … Read the full press release

University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospitals researchers identified a DNA-binding factor that plays a role in triggering multiple sclerosis

GENEVA, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Multiple sclerosis, which affects 1 in 1,000 people, is frequently characterised by relapses associated with variable functional impairments including among others vision problems, impairment of locomotor functions or difficulties with speech. There is still no cure … Read the full press release

University of Geneva researchers work paves the way for a future quantum repeater

GENEVA, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Quantum physic can guarantee that a message has not be intercepted before reaching its destination. Thanks to the laws of quantum physic, a particle of light – a photon – can be in two distinct states … Read the full press release