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15.06.2017 | ETH News | Samuel Schlaefli

Medicine is awash in data

Genomics, digital patient files and real-time health surveillance – never before have we had access to so much health data. Three ETH researchers explain how they extract relevant information from this sea of data and the potential benefits for personalised medicine. Read more 

13.06.2017 | ETH News | Norbert Staub

Boost for Zurich biomedicine

The Helmut Horten Foundation has supported Zurich’s medical hub for many years. Now, a new donation to ETH will enable the strengthening of the Zurich-Ticino “health axis”. Read more 

12.06.2017 | ETH News | Peter Rüegg

Fighting fire blight and detecting Salmonella

ETH researchers have created an effective weapon against the plant disease fire blight and a new method for detection of Salmonella. Both are based on particular viruses that attack only one species of bacteria. Read more 

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