New gel breaks down alcohol in the body

Most alcohol enters the bloodstream via the mucous membrane layer of the stomach and the intestines. These days, the consequences of this are undisputed: even small amounts of alcohol impair people's ability to concentrate ...

Developing diagnostics for a deadly elephant disease

This past summer, staff at the Louisville Zoo noticed their three-year-old African elephant, Fitz, was less active than usual. A blood test confirmed that he had elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV), which can cause ...

When growth becomes a weakness for cancer cells

ETH researchers are shedding light on what can happen when cells exceed their normal size and become senescent. The new findings could help to optimize cancer therapies.

Using artificial intelligence to gain insights into personality

When it comes to hiring, it can be a challenge for an employer to find the perfect person for the job. As a result, organizations often utilize personality scales as an aid in determining whether a candidate is the right ...

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