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    16.03.15 — NCCR-Robotics We warmly welcome two new Professors: Olaf Blanke (LNCO, EPFL) and David Atienza (ESL, EPFL). Read the whole article
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    16.03.15 — Curvace CURVACE and Swarmanoid are widely featured in TV documentary Read the whole article
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    16.03.15 — Mediacom EPFL spin-off “Innovative Medicines for Tuberculosis” (iM4TB) has been awarded nearly USD 750,000 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a breakthrough drug against tuberculosis. Read the whole article
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    15.03.15 — Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies From 5th to 13th March, the sixth-form students’ days have been held on the EPFL campus, which allow secondary school students to discover various sections of the school. For the Section of Architecture (SAR), the Laboratory of Architecture and Sustainable Technologies (LAST) was in charge of this event. The activities offered have allowed almost 200 participants to become more familiar not only with the relevant modalities of the architectural studies, but also with the specific issues of the profession. Read the whole article
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    13.03.15 — Mediacom An EPFL study has shown that tetracycline-based antibiotics have an unexpected effect on the development of many organisms. In addition to pointing out the issue of soil pollution by these antibiotics, which are widely administrated to livestock, the scientists call upon colleagues to explore the consequences of using them in experiments that modulate gene expression. Read the whole article
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    12.03.15 — Signal Processing Laboratory 4 Alhussein Fawzi has been selected to receive one of the prestigious 2015-2016 IBM PhD Fellowship Awards. Congrats Hussein! Read the whole article
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    12.03.15 — Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design Luisa Pastore and Jan Wienold joined forces with the LIPID team Read the whole article
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    12.03.15 — Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design “Efficience 21”, Winter Edition 2014, published an article entitled "21 Visions for Efficiency". Prof. Marilyne Andersen, Head of the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Performance-Integrated Design (LIPID) is one of the interviewees. Read the whole article
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    12.03.15 — SB | Basic Sciences A new mechanism for highly efficient CO2 uptake in carbon-capturing materials has been discovered by an international collaboration including EPFL’s Energy Center. The novel mechanism, published in Nature, offers an energy-efficient route to carbon capture. Read the whole article
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    11.03.15 — CDM Research Impact The sharing economy is a fast growing multi-billion dollar business opportunity changing the way we view property use and ownership. But if collaborative consumption is effectively private rental in a different guise, why hasn't the peer-to-peer rental market taken off before now? Thomas Weber explains how the problem solving abilities of the much maligned "intermediary" have transformed the short term rental market. Read the whole article