Monthly Archives: April 2014

Tokyo Tech Students Looking to Studying in Switzerland

Tokyo Tech Students Looking to Studying in Switzerland The Swiss booth was one of the most popular at Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Study Abroad Fair that was held on April 23. The event attracted approximately 400 students to the presentations … Continue reading

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Studying Law both in Switzerland and in Japan

Studying Law both in Switzerland and in Japan Studying law both in Japan and Switzerland at the same time? – It’s now possible with the “double degree agreement” between the law faculty of Doshisha University and the University of Zurich. … Continue reading

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Swiss Made Ultra-Thin Breathable Membrane

Ultra-Thin Breathable Membrane for Super-Light Waterproof Clothing A new graphene membrane produced by researchers at ETH Zurich and Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and Technology, opens doors to extremely light waterproof clothing fabric, as well as ultra-rapid … Continue reading

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Parasital Non-Coding DNA Invoved in Sustaining Cellular Pluripotency

Parasital Non-Coding DNA Involved in Sustaining Cellular Pluripotency Scientists from the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies in Japan, in collaboration with other research laboratories, have discovered that retrotransposons, viral elements incorporated into the human genome, may play a key role in … Continue reading

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Eco-friendly Swiss Supercomputer Inaugurated

Eco-friendly Supercomputer Ready for Complex Research Questions In March “Piz Daint”, the new supercomputer at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) in Lugano was officially inaugurated by Fritz Schiesser, the president of the ETH Board, Ralph Eichler, the president of … Continue reading

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Swiss Photography in Japan: Presentation by Prof. Marianne Müller

Swiss Photography in Japan: Presentation by Prof. Marianne Müller (ZHDK) Prof. Marianne Müller, head of the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHDK) Media & Design –  Photography Programme, was invited to give a presentation at an event  titled  “photo/ books hub, tokyo” … Continue reading

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Swiss Medical Technology Seminar in Kobe

Swiss Medical Technology Seminar in Kobe One day before the exposition “Medtech Japan 2014”, the Science & Technology Office Tokyo together with the Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI) in Kobe organized the first “Swiss Medtech Symposium Kobe”. The event … Continue reading

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Swiss University Alumni Enjoy Cherry Blossoms at Hanami Event

Swiss University Alumni Enjoy Cherry Blossoms at Hanami Event About 30 Swiss University Alumni gathered to enjoy Japan’s trademark spring sight: The white cherry blossoms in full bloom along the Meguro River in Tokyo. Participants were both from Switzerland and … Continue reading

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