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How remdesivir works against the coronavirus

Researchers at Goethe University Frankfurt, in cooperation with the PSI have probably discovered another, previously unknown mechanism of action of the antiviral remdesivir.

Cell cytoskeleton as target for new active agents

PSI researchers identify potential binding sites on a protein of the cell cytoskeleton for new active agents – against cancer, for example.

Improving the resilience of Switzerland’s energy supply

The SURE research project is up and running.

"An experimental quantum computer in the canton of Aargau"

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 matter and materials, energy and the environment and human health. 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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