Articles: Science & Technology

The Green Harvest Autumn Market

The Green Harvest Autumn Market

Mid Morning Mix

Tara from My Swiss Garden explains some of the exhibitors and vendors at this upcoming edition of the Green Market.

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Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

Swiss Up! Centre Parties (7 October 2019)

Swiss Up!

With the Federal Parliamentary elections due in October - in this series of Swiss Up programmes, Dario looks at the different political parties. In this edition - those parties that make up the cen...

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Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Left Wing Parties (30 September 2019)

Swiss Up!

The Federal Parliamentary elections are being held in October - and Dario is taking us through the different parties who make up Swiss political life. In this edition, the left wing parties.

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Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Right Wing Parties (23 September 2019)

Swiss Up!

Federal parliamentary elections are due in October. If you're confused about Swiss political parties, Dario rounds them up for us. In this show, he looks at the right wing parities - the SVP (or UD...

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Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

Swiss Up: Carouge - zero waste city (16 September 2019)

Swiss Up!

Carouge in canton Geneva believes it can do a lot more for the environment and aims to become a 'zero waste city', But is it possible.  Have a listen and check out carougezerodechet...

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Gadget Guru -  Raspberry Pi 4

Gadget Guru - Raspberry Pi 4

Gadget Guru

Paul talks about one of his favourite bits of technology; a credit card sized computer. Here's version 4...

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Gadget Guru -  Wyze Cam V2

Gadget Guru - Wyze Cam V2

Gadget Guru

  The super smart little security cam that won't break the bank. Gadget Guru Paul Bristow takes a look at the Wyze Cam v2 

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Gadget Guru -  Gyenno; when spoons change lives

Gadget Guru - Gyenno; when spoons change lives

Gadget Guru

  When drones meet spoons, people regain their independence. Here's an incredible piece of technology that has the power to change people's lives. It's the Gyenno spoon.&nb...

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Scott Poynton - on sustainability and why worms should be your next pet

Scott Poynton - on sustainability and why worms should be your next pet

Mid Morning Mix

  Environmentalist Scott Poynton has been working with companies for over 20 years to look at supply chains and help them grapple with major issues such as deforestation and child labour. ...

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IGIST - L.S. Larson

IGIST - L.S. Larson

Mid Morning Mix

  IGIST is a sci-fi novel for young adults. Set several hundred years into the future, when Earth is menaced by a plague and most humans have colonized other planets, our protagonis...

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TechSpark Academy Summer camps

TechSpark Academy Summer camps

Mid Morning Mix

  We find out more about fun courses to stimulate creativity and curiosity in kids and teens with Marta from TechSpark Academy...  

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CineGlobe - a free film festival, inspired by science

CineGlobe - a free film festival, inspired by science

Mid Morning Mix

Alex Brown from CineGlobe talks to WRS about this free film event from CERN in Geneva. 

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Gadget Guru - iOS 13 - a new voice for Siri

Gadget Guru - iOS 13 - a new voice for Siri

Gadget Guru

  Introducing dark mode, advanced photo and camera features and a new audio sharing feature through AirPods. Also, Siri's voice has had an upgrade.  

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Gadget Guru -  Smartphone Under CHF 200-.

Gadget Guru - Smartphone Under CHF 200-.

Gadget Guru

  Have you ever wondered what the best budget smartphone is? Well so do Paul's friends and they ask him a lot.  (function(t,e,s,o){var n,a,c;t.SMCX=t.SMCX||[],e.getElementByI...

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Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

Swiss Up! - The Last Famine

Swiss Up!

Over 200 years ago, now, the last famine to ravage Switzerland took place - mostly thanks to a huge volcanic eruption over in Indonesia. Today on the show we're talking about what the effects o...

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Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

Swiss Up! - Women's Strike

Swiss Up!

Today (Friday 14th June) women are striking across the country in protest of the wage gap between men and women in Switzerland. This is not the first strike nor (sadly) will it be the last - find o...

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Swiss Up! - Art Basel

Swiss Up! - Art Basel

Swiss Up!

It's beginnings are humble, but Art Basel is now an annual event attracting art galleries from all over the globe. Yet not everyone is excited about this. Find out why on today's episode.

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Swiss Up! - The History of Carouge

Swiss Up! - The History of Carouge

Swiss Up!

Across the river Arve, the town of Carouge stands just a quick tram ride from Geneva. Its atmosphere, history and architecture, however, is very different and the Ville de Carouge offer guided walk...

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Gadget Guru -  The new Mac Pro (looks like a cheese grater)

Gadget Guru - The new Mac Pro (looks like a cheese grater)

Gadget Guru

  The new Mac Pro has enormous memory capacity! Gadget Guru tells us what it can do...  

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Swiss Up! - Tilo Frey

Swiss Up! - Tilo Frey

Swiss Up!

Not only was she the first MP in Switzerland of African descent, but she was also one of the first 10 women elected to Swiss parliament. So she is important in the progression of Switzerland and ev...

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Swiss Up! - Dinosaur Fossils

Swiss Up! - Dinosaur Fossils

Swiss Up!

Dinosaur fossils have been found all over Switzerland, but are particularly concetrated in some areas. On today's episodes we discuss why Frick has a high densitiy of dinosaur fossils and where...

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AKKAdemy Sustainable Mobility Hackathon (13-14 June)

AKKAdemy Sustainable Mobility Hackathon (13-14 June)

Mid Morning Mix

The aim of Sustainable Mobility Hackathon is to gather diverse specialists in one place united with one idea : make mobility more sustainable. Berenger Martin, CEO of AKKA Switzerland, and&...

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Swiss Up! - Mount Pilatus

Swiss Up! - Mount Pilatus

Swiss Up!

In the Lucerne region, a mountain stands from which people were once forbidden to climb, as superstition led to fear. Originating from a legend surrounding the death of Pontius Pilate, Dario discus...

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Swiss Up! - The Swiss Flag

Swiss Up! - The Swiss Flag

Swiss Up!

On today's episode we're looking at the iconic Swiss flag - where did it originate, is it ever rectangular, and does it have ties with the Red Cross organisation? Dario will answer all thes...

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