• Building materials and the race to net zero
    by Prof. Ueli Angst on 13. Mai 2022 at 6:00

    To be more sustainable, the construction industry needs reliable service-life predictions for structures. Ueli Angst calls for a paradigm shift in forecasting the durability of reinforced concrete.

  • Everyone should have to decide
    by Dr. Agata Ferretti on 19. April 2022 at 6:00

    A presumed consent system for organ donation, which is to be put to the vote in Switzerland, would likely increase the organ donation rate, writes bioethicist Agata Ferretti. In her view, however, there is an even better solution: the obligation to decide.

  • The energy turnaround won’t happen on its own
    by Dr. Florian Egli on 7. April 2022 at 6:00

    The surge in gas and oil prices triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could help speed the energy transition. But high prices won’t be enough to ensure it succeeds; smart policies are still needed, writes Florian Egli.  

  • Making the workplace safe for employees living with HIV
    by Bridget van Kralingen on 1. Dezember 2020 at 4:59

    The recent promising news about Covid-19 vaccines is in sharp contrast to the absence of a vaccine for HIV, despite decades of research. Unlike Covid-19 with a single viral isolate that shows minimal diversity, HIV circulates in a wide range of strains that so far have proven impervious to a single vaccine. Fortunately, more people The post Making the workplace safe for employees living with HIV appeared first on THINK Blog.

  • Call for Code for Racial Justice Needs You: Join the Movement
    by Evaristus Mainsah on 19. Oktober 2020 at 13:19

    IBM has never avoided taking on big challenges. At IBM, we are privileged to drive impact at scale. We take on challenges that transform our clients, impact people’s lives and innovate for future generations as we strive to effect systematic societal change. Over the course of our 109-year history, the evidence has become clear that The post Call for Code for Racial Justice Needs You: Join the Movement appeared first on THINK Blog.