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Glacier melting destroys important climate data archive

PSI researchers analysed two ice cores from the Corbassière glacier on Grand Combin.

Highlights – PSI research in 2023

A look back over the past 12 months.

„IMPACT is very important in terms of international competition“

New possibilities for a healing toxin

PSI researchers discover a surprising mechanism that could broaden the spectrum of therapeutic uses of botulinum toxin.

Enabling early detection of cancer

PSI researchers develop a fundamentally new method for early detection of cancer.

Repairing genetic damage with sunlight

An international research team at SwissFEL of PSI has discovered how an enzyme repairs DNA damage with the help of sunlight.

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