In the arms of Morpheus

‘Dreaming of Sleep’ was published in 2016 on the tenth anniversary of the Centre for Investigation and Research in Sleep, the busiest centre in Switzerland for patient consultations. Adopting a humorous approach, Raphaël Heinzer and José Haba-Rubio tackle a few myths and realities surrounding the work of the sandman.

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When volcanoes disrupt life on Earth

Craters in Laki region (Iceland)

The threat posed to biodiversity today is nothing compared to the violent volcanic events that affected the Earth in the past. These events created vast continents of lava, altered the climate and led to the extinction of numerous living species. Researchers at UNIL have retraced how such exceptional geological events unfolded.

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