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An algorithm for sharper protein films

A newly developed algorithm allows measurements performed at X-ray free-electron lasers to be evaluated more efficiently.

Breaking the ground as a game

Construction of new PSI day-care centre begins.

Hunting for the radius of a proton

0.000 000 000 000 840 87 (39) metres – scientists working at PSI have come up with this astonishing figure for the radius of a proton.

Switzerland’s path to the net-zero target

The ETH institutions are pooling their expertise in pursuit of the net-zero target.

Wood: A wild card for the energy transition

The role of the natural resource for security of supply in Switzerland

Methane as an energy store

Researchers at PSI and the start-up AlphaSYNT are working together on a solution for efficiently storing energy.

The Paul Scherrer Institute, PSI, is the largest research institute for natural and engineering sciences within Switzerland.

The Paul Scherrer Institute

The Paul Scherrer Institute PSI is a research institute for natural and engineering sciences, conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of future technologies, energy and climate, health innovation and fundamentals of nature. By performing fundamental and applied research, we work on sustainable solutions for the major challenges facing society, science and the economy.

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