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Aventinus Foundation buys Le Temps and Heidi.news: what this means for Geneva Solutions Geneva Solutions was born within Heidi.news and maintains a privileged relationship with its team. However, it is financed by a foundation that is not impacted by the acquisition and will therefore remain completely independent. That said… these changes in the local media landscape are very interesting for our young platform!

Geneva Solutions (EN)

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Butterflies in the belly when you are in love! Or knots in the stomach when having to pass an exam. Seems like the brain and the gut are connected – at least metaphorically. But over the last few years, more and more studies show that what happens in the brain physiologically (including diseases like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's) could be linked to the community of millions of bacteria living in the gut, called the microbiome.

New research published in Nature indicates that, in mice, the gut might also do its part for good in protecting the brain by training the immune system. Mens sana in corpore sano - more true than ever.

---Olivier Dessibourg


The gut trains the immune system to protect the brain. This finding opens a new area of neuroimmunology.

Nature (EN)

Trust in AI is linked to people’s attachment style in human relationships. This is demonstrated in three studies.

ScienceDirect (EN)

'Deep learning is going to be able to do everything'. An interview with AI pioneer Geoff Hinton

MIT Technology Review (EN)

The xenobot future is coming. We're on the cusp of being able to program biological systems like we program computers.

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Researchers engineer tiny machines that deliver medicine efficiently. They are the size of a speck of dust.

MedicalXpress (EN)

How the strangeness of our dreams reveals their true purpose. A new explanation of dreams.

NewScientist (EN)

Virtual power plants could help solve our energy needs. Building a greener grid will be essential in the coming decades.

Singularity Hub (EN)

How the International Space Station became a base to launch humanity’s future. The outpost is now seen as a linchpin for future economic activity in space.

The New York Times (EN)

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This selection is proposed by the Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator GESDA, working on anticipating cutting-edge science and technological advances to develop innovative and inclusive solutions for the benefit of the planet and its inhabitants.

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