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Prix Schläfli Biologie

The Prix Schläfli of the Swiss Academy of Sciences awards each year the best PhD theses in the Natural Sciences. It is one of the oldest prizes in Switzerland, established in 1866. We present here biologists who won the prize in the last years.

Prix Schläfli 2018 Biologie: Hester Sheehan

Prix Schläfli 2018 in Biology: Hester Sheehan

Those who frequent nightclubs know that when they wear white, their clothes take on a special glow in UV light. But researchers took a long time to realise that plants


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Trophée Prix Schläfli Biologie Gregor Weiss
Trophée Prix Schläfli Biologie Gregor WeissImage: Gregor Weiss