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zurich

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See Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 expansion's biggest map in action

Watch this video to see the map before it launches next week in the Awakening expansion.

By January 31, 2016

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Bone yarn brings new meaning to 'knitted skullcap'

Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a way to spin good quality yarn from slaughterhouse waste.

By August 11, 2015

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This is a good time to watch John Oliver's 2014 rant on FIFA corruption

Want to better understand why several high-ranking FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday? Watch John Oliver give his views on FIFA and the 2014 World Cup.

By May 27, 2015

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Hold very still: Super-quiet rooms permit IBM nano research

Specialized microscopes within Big Blue's Zurich nanotechnology center are shielded from the slightest vibrations, radio waves, and even air turbulence.

By October 18, 2013

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A drive-in for cyclists

A cafe in Zurich, Switzerland, has set up docking stations for cyclists so that they can have a bite to eat without having to leave the comfort of their bicycle seat.

By April 10, 2013

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Scientists help paralyzed rats walk by 'waking up' spinal cords

A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats.

By June 4, 2012

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Pilot mistakes Venus for plane, sends own plane into dive

A disoriented Air Canada pilot flying from Toronto to Zurich wakes up from a nap and finds the wrong reason to send the plane plummeting.

By April 17, 2012

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Deep inside the world's longest tunnel

Road Trip 2011: By building the Gotthard Tunnel, the Swiss government hopes to cut heavy truck traffic across the Swiss Alps in half, while doubling the efficiency and capacity of cargo trains between Zurich and Munich. It's also one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country's history.

By June 7, 2011

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IBM supercomputer to aid osteoporosis treatment

Using a Blue Gene Supercomputer, IBM and ETH Zurich labs say they have come up a new way to diagnose the widespread bone disease.

By July 1, 2008