switzerland

Eelbots

Let Loose the Pollution-Sniffing Robot Eels

The robot uses luminous bacteria and plankton to detect freshwater contaminants.
Becky Ferreira
7.26.17
videos

Watch the Highlights of the Most Futuristic Version of the Olympics

The Cybathlon is where athletes with disabilities use robotics to compete.
Madison Margolin
12.21.16
LSD

The Therapist Who Was Arrested for Using LSD and MDMA with Patients

The history of psychotherapy with psychedelics.
Sam Wong
2.1.16
Apple

Switzerland Wants a Single, Universal Phone Charger by 2017

Lightning cables need not apply.
John Wenz
12.26.15
lit up

Switzerland Briefly Legalized LSD Therapy and Then Couldn't Let It Go

From 1988 to 1993, Switzerland made therapy with psychedelic drugs legal. Therapists have been trying to continue their work since.
Stephen Buranyi
11.26.15
News

Secure Email Service ProtonMail Thinks Government Might Be Behind a DDoS Attack

ProtonMail is back online after a very large DDoS attack.
J.M. Porup
11.10.15
Music

Why Noise Bands Are Playing at the European Organization for Nuclear Research

Deerhoof was the first guest band to play as part of an initiative called Ex/Noise/CERN.
Chau Tu
10.6.15
Art

The Artists Behind the Darknet Shopper Bot Made a Glitch Art Building

Was this building constructed by drunks? Nope, just artists.
Jason Koebler
9.8.15
video

The World's Longest Tunnel Is Complete

The 35 mile train tunnel takes you under the Alps.
Rachel Pick
8.27.15
Photos

This Man Has Been Trying to Live Life as a Goat

In the future, not everyone will want to be a super-intelligent cyborg. Some might prefer the simple existence of a goat.
Matthew Braga
8.11.15
videos

The Making of Switzerland’s Longest Suspension Bridge

This might make you dizzy.
Rachel Pick
5.25.15
Features

The Pirate Party's 'Poetician' Plans to Make Iceland a Data Haven

Birgitta Jónsdóttir wants to make Iceland the 'Switzerland of bits.'
Ben Valentine
9.18.14