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Poor semen quality in Switzerland

Sperm counts have been steadily decreasing over the past five decades with regional differences in the Western world. In the case of Swiss men,...
A Hydra that produces too little Sp5 spontaneously develops multiple heads. © Brigitte Galliot, UNIGE

Why do Hydra end up with just a single head?

Hydra is single polyps, generally 1–15mm in length, with a whorl of tentacles at the top of a column and an adherent base at...
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A common electronic language for magnetic resonance

An international team headed by chemists from the University of Geneva (UNIGE) has developed a new common electronic language with two main features: it...
Orbital Mayhem Around a Red Dwarf

Orbital Mayhem Around a Red Dwarf

A universal group lead by UNIGE found that the GJ436b exoplanet, nicknamed "the comet-like exoplanet" in light of the fact that it vanishes like...
Voices and emotions: the forehead is the key

Voices and emotions: the forehead is the key

Motions and outward appearances deceive our enthusiastic state yet shouldn't something be said about our voices? How does basic pitch enable us to unravel...