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Well-Preserved Fossil of Jurassic-Period Shark Unearthed in Germany

Added: 15.01.2021 21:58 | 41 views | 0 comments

An international team of paleontologists from Austria and Switzerland has uncovered an exceptionally well-preserved skeleton of Asteracanthus ornatissimus, a species of hybodontiform shark that lived about 150 million years ago (Jurassic period), in the famous limestones of Solnhofen in Germany. “Hybodontiform sharks are the closest relatives of modern sharks and rays,” said University of Vienna’s [...]


Paracetamol poisonings up

Added: 13.01.2021 18:32 | 2 views | 0 comments

In 2003, the painkiller paracetamol became available in Switzerland in tablets with a higher dose of the active ingredient. This correlates with an increase in cases of paracetamol poisoning in the country, as a data analysis shows.

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Just looking at the snow falling on these thermal baths relaxes our nerves

Added: 13.01.2021 15:34 | 21 views | 0 comments

Imagine swimming in thermal baths as snow falls in Switzerland...


Medieval Brutalism: The Entrance of Switzerland's Castelgrande Captured by Simone Bossi

Added: 11.01.2021 6:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

Situated on Ticino's rocky peaks are the historic Castles of : Montebello, Sasso Corbaro, and Castelgrande. And while all three castles and their fortifications have become part of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, it is not only the ancient walls that leave visitors enchanted, but the gateways that leads to them.



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