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UZH: leather balls discovered in northwest China now the oldest known balls in Eurasia

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Zurich, together with German and Chinese peers have announced they have investigated ancient leather balls discovered in the graves of horse riders in northwest China, near the city … Read the full press release

UZH: new crystallographic method is set to greatly accelerate drug development

ZURICH, 27-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UZH researchers have developed a novel method that speeds up the process of determining crystal structures of organic salts and significantly reduces the effort required to do so. As about 40 percent of all active pharmaceutical … Read the full press release

UZH national study reveal legal measures for alcohol drinking have preventive effect on young consumers in Switzerland

ZURICH, 31-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Young men are at risk from alcohol consumption. Regulations such as the minimum legal drinking age can protect them. As a national study headed by UZH scientists reveals: The more legal measures for alcohol prevention … Read the full press release

Zurich Psychiatric University Hospital: The bioactive component of the Mexican magic mushroom Psilocybin weakens the processing of negative stimuli and brightens mood

When emotions are processed in a negatively biased manner in the brain, an individual is at risk to develop depression. Psilocybin, the bioactive component of the Mexican magic mushroom, seems to intervene positively in the emotion-processing mechanism. Even a small … Read the full press release