World’s Strangest

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Is the Sun surrounded by dark matter ?

University of Zurich researchers have made the claim after building a simulation of the Milky Way. The team believe that previous techniques have unde…

Did egg-laying cause dinosaur extinction ?

Scientists have suggested that egg-laying may have been a factor in the extinction of the dinosaurs. Scientists including University of Zurich’s Marcu…

Advanced robotics – meet the real life C-3PO

Developed at the University of Zurich, the humanoid creation has its own artificial muscles and tendons. Nicknamed Ecci ( short for Eccerobot ), the r…

Perhaps You Only Think Testosterone Makes You Aggressive

Testosterone has long been the black sheep of hormones—blamed for every bad behavior from aggression to greed to promiscuity. But a new study might change testosterone’s bad boy image. Researchers at the University of Zurich asked 121 women—given a placebo or testosterone—to play a cooperation game. Known as the ultimatum game, one woman receives $10 [...]