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Why cyberattacks don't work as weapons

Digitalisation will fundamentally alter many aspects of our lives – in many cases for the better. However, our increasing dependence on computers and networks for data exchange and storage is creating new vulnerabilities ...

dateJan 18, 2018 in Security
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A society divided by reconstruction

In 2004, a tsunami devastated much of the Indonesian city of Banda Aceh. An international team of researchers has studied the long-term impact that rebuilding efforts in coastal areas have had on the community.

dateJan 12, 2018 in Environment
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Intoxicatingly light-sensitive

ETH chemists have synthesised several variants of THC, the active ingredient in cannabis. Its structure can be altered with light, and the researchers have used this to create a new tool that can be used to more effectively ...

dateJan 11, 2018 in Biochemistry
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Extremely bright and fast light emission

An international team of researchers from ETH Zurich, IBM Research Zurich, Empa and four American research institutions have found the explanation for why a class of nanocrystals that has been intensively studied in recent ...

dateJan 10, 2018 in Nanophysics
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