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Backache - A Matter Of Mechanics

by Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technologies (EMPA)

Some say that back pain is the price we pay for walking upright. Others claim that the problem of back pain only really started when humankind sat down to reflect and contemplate: a lack of exercise weakens the muscles, which is compounded with stress in our private lives or the workplace. 792 more words

Leadership In Engineering

Poses Of Power Are Less Powerful Than We Thought

by University of Zurich

Legs apart, chest thrust forward, shoulders back: these “power poses” are supposed to influence hormone production and willingness to take on risk in accordance with a study that attained global attention. 535 more words

Leadership In Psychology

The Lecture

You know the saying that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence? Arguably, the only thing that my two Readers regret about their lives (obviously, except for reading this blog) is that they did not study at some renown, world-class university with a green and carefully tended lawn. 796 more words

Virtual Reality To Help Detectives, Or Just Give Jurors An Excuse To Play Games In Court?

Virtual reality isn’t new. Nor is crime. These are both two very basic concepts in the 21 century. But sandwich the two together, and you’ve got the new Grand Theft Auto 11 on your hands. 268 more words

Science

Konrad Schmid develops a Biblical Theology of How God Acts in History

On Monday, November 17, 2014, Konrad Schmid, professor of Old Testament and ancient Judaism at the University of Zurich, delivered the Frederick Neumann Memorial Lecture. The lecture was entitled “Joseph’s Second Dream: Towards a Biblical Theology of How God Acts in History”. 22 more words

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kafka's trial in zurich.

On Tuesday I was reduced to tears at my desk. Not, like, bawling, but a few tears gently running down my cheek. Dejected. Hopeless. I was sitting with my head in my hands when Roman, the other PhD student in my lab group and one of the two other people I share an office with, walked in. 1,836 more words

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