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A disposable paper battery that can be activated by water

A disposable paper battery that can be activated by water

Empa researchers have developed a water-activated disposable paper battery. It could power a wide range of low-power, single-use electronic devices, such as smart tags or environmental sensors. The battery, designed by Gustav Nyström and his team, consists of at least one cell measuring one square centimeter and composed of three inks printed on a rectangular …

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WHO to decide whether monkeypox deserves high alert

WHO to decide whether monkeypox deserves high alert

The WHO Expert Committee on Monkeypox met in Geneva on Thursday to determine whether the current surge in cases constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. No communication was made following the discussions. “I need your advice to assess the immediate and long-term public health implications of the evolution of this event,” said Dr. …

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"An unprecedented level of uncertainty" in energy

“An unprecedented level of uncertainty” in energy

“There is an unprecedented level of uncertainty in Europe” on energy supply, said Wednesday Benoît Revaz, director of the Federal Office of Energy (SFOE). Restrictions could occur this winter, for electricity as for gas. ‘We are currently experiencing the first global energy crisis, with Europe as the epicenter,’ said Benoît Revaz during a press conference …

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The Montreux Jazz Festival is back with big crowds

The Montreux Jazz Festival is back with big crowds

The Montreux Jazz Festival has returned to the great crowds of the pre-Covid era. Its 56th edition, which ends on Saturday evening, welcomed more than 250,000 people. The quality of the 2022 poster, a reinvented site and 16 consecutive days of sunshine explain this success. “The gods of the show and the weather were with …

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