University of Basel

Deep sea fish can see color in darkness

As many as 10 million species may inhabit the deep sea – biodiversity comparable to the world’s richest tropical rainforests. These species are typically...

Unprecedented insight into two-dimensional magnets

The discovery of ferromagnetism in 2D van der Waals (vdW) crystals has generated widespread interest. Making further progress requires quantitative knowledge of the magnetic...

New technique to obtain individual fingerprint of the conducting edge states

Scientists at the University of Basel has recently developed a method that can precisely obtain an individual fingerprint of the current-carrying edge states occurring...

Water is not the same as water

Water exists in 2 different forms with similar physical properties. Now for the first time, scientists at the University of Basel succeed in separating...

Scientists succeed in cultivating cartilage from stem cells

By instigating particular sub-atomic procedures happening amid embryonic ligament arrangement, researchers found that it is conceivable to ligament can be created from grown-up undifferentiated...

Effective genetic modification of immune cells

Another technique empowers qualities in living T-cells in mice to be adjusted rapidly and effectively. It makes use of plasmids, an attempted and tried...

Tiny implants for cells are functional in vivo, study

Scientists at the University of Basel, for the first time, have successfully integrated artificial organelles into the cells of live zebrafish embryos. The approach offers new potential...

Inherited mutation leads to overproduction of EPO, study

Researchers from the Department of Biomedicine at the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel investigated that a newly discovered hereditary mutation is responsible...