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Scientists identified a molecular mechanism that causes blindness

New hope for therapy against retinitis pigmentosa.

The Sun is spinning round again

An international team has successfully developed a model to solve part of the solar problem.

Temperature changes cause the entire body to reprogramme

UNIGE scientists have discovered that changes in temperature cause marked and organ-specific effects in all tissues.

Scientists successfully visualized crystal nucleation

Paving the way for the design of safer and more stable active substances.

World record: Scientists succesfully stored qubit for 20 milliseconds

The new world record for qubit storage.

Scientists identified a gene that could prevent Parkinson’s disease

Overexpression of this gene prevents the development of Parkinson’s disease.

A potential target for overcoming resistance to breast cancer treatment

Scientists identified a potential target for restoring the efficacy of standard treatment in resistant patients.

Scientists unraveled the origin of metastasis

Scientists discovered some of the mechanisms by which these cells arise.

Communication defect between brain areas is linked to the psychotic disorders

Communication defect in psychotic disorders.

Scientists discovered how to trigger apoptosis in leukemia cells

Defeating leukemia cells by depriving them of energy.

Women from under-privileged cultural backgrounds are less likely to practice sports

Childhood health and cultural inequalities: women pay the price.

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